How can I be involved?

The different roles you can get involved in are:

  • Group member (The Senior Section)
  • Young Leader
  • Young adult Leader
  • Lone Senior Section member
  • Peer Educators
  • Member of SSAGO
  • Young Commissioner/Adviser
  • Member of the Trefoil Guild

Group member

Members of The Senior Section meet in units to plan and carry out activities from as many of The Senior Section programme opportunities as they want.

Take a look at the What can I do? section for more information about opportunities for group members.

Read Sarah's story.

Young Leaders

Young Leaders are aged 14 to 18 and work with a Rainbow, Brownie or Guide unit. They might be working towards their Young Leader Qualification or the adult Leadership Qualification, as well as participating in other Senior Section opportunities. They are supported by a Young Leader Leader and link with other members of The Senior Section when they choose.

Find out why Jasmine enjoys being a Young Leader at her local Brownie pack.

Young adult Leaders

Young adult Leaders are aged 18 to 26 and are working towards or have completed their adult Leadership Qualification. They work with Rainbow, Brownie, Guide or Senior Section units. They are supported by their appropriate Commissioner and can take part in Senior Section opportunities when they choose.

Read what Lucy gets up to as a Unit Leader.

What does Charley love the most about being an Assistant Leader?

Lones

Lone members of The Senior Section work with Rainbow, Brownie, Guide or Senior Section units. They are supported by their District Commissioner and can take part in Senior Section opportunities when they choose.

Lone members of The Senior Section work on part of The Senior Section programme but are not part of a unit or Look Wider group. They are supported by their District team.

Peer Educators

Peer Educators have undergone the Basic or Refresher Training and use peer education to share skills and knowledge with younger girls.
Find out more about 4 (peer education).

SSAGO 

Girlguiding members currently studying at college or university can be part of the Student Scout and Guide Organisation (SSAGO). There are groups at many universities in the UK, or you can be a lone member if there is no group at your place of higher education. Visit the SSAGO website for more information. Find out what SSAGO member Lora gets up to.

Young Commissioners, Advisers and Trefoil Guild members

Young Commissioners or Advisers and Trefoil Guild members under the age of 26 can choose to participate in any of The Senior Section opportunities available.

Read how Lucy juggles her roles as Assistant Duke of Edinburgh Adviser and District Commissioner.

Emily proves that you don't need to be a pensioner to be part of the Trefoil Guild.