The Unit Helper contributes to the delivery of a high-quality Australian Guide Program to Youth Members in a safe environment.
Unit Helper Responsibilities
- Help and support other members of the Unit leadership team
- Share skills, knowledge and resources
- Take responsibility for elements of the Unit program and Unit meetings as directed by the Unit leadership team
- Contribute to the planning of the Unit program along with Youth Members and Adult Members
- Facilitate Youth Members to develop and implement an effective and well-balanced program relevant to their needs and interests
- Support Youth Members to further their understanding and application of the Promise and Law
- Encourage Youth Members to process in the Australian Guide Program
- Provide opportunities for Youth Members to develop and use leadership skills
- Contribute to the health and safety of all members associated with the Unit
- Comply with Girl Guides Australia / State Girl Guides Organisation risk management policy and procedures.
Building for the Future
Building for the future embraces Guides to be themselves in a brave space.
The Unit Helper leads and supports this by:
- Showing a commitment to raising the voices of girls and young women
- Challenging stereotypes and responding constructively and positively in different cultural, social, and work contexts
- Breaking down gender barriers to leadership for girls and women
- Enjoying a balanced life that allows time to focus on interests
- Responding to challenging situations, conflict, and pressure in a calm manner.
Requirements for Appointment
Guiding experience is not a requirement for the Unit Helper role. To be appointed the Unit Helper must:
- Have the ability to work collaboratively with others in the Unit team
- Satisfy the requirements of adult membership and appointment for her SGGO
- Be a positive role model.
Last Modified: 27/06/23 at 11:47 AM