Handy Hints and Tips

We've created this page for you, our fab volunteers! Here, you'll find various hints, tips and resources to support you as you volunteer with us. 

New Term Checklist - At the start of every new term, use our handy checklist to make sure you get off to the best start possible ahead of lots of fun and new adventures with your unit!


Fundraising Handout - There are lots of ways to raise money for your unit and this resource is designed to help you maximise your fundraising efforts. For the full fundraising toolkit, visit the Girlguiding website here. Whatever you’re doing to raise funds for your unit, good luck! 

How to update your emergency contacts on GO - It is important that your emergency contacts are accurate on your records; follow this step-by-step guide to update your emergency contacts. 

How to recruit volunteers - We want to invite as many members as possible to our guiding family, and to provide incredible opportunities to more girls and volunteers. Check out this helpful guide to explore how you can recruit more members.

How to use Zoom for virtual guiding - over the past few months, we've been using Zoom a lot more than usual to stay connected and to carry on guiding. These handy hints and tips will help you whether you are running or participating in a Zoom meeting. For more help with virtual guiding, check out our Top Tips for Virtual Guiding and How to Take Guiding Online pages of the website.

Branding Made Simple - To make things a little easier for you, we have produced a ‘Branding Made Simple’ guide which covers all the basics of the Girlguiding branding! This document is a simple overview of the branding guidelines that provide you with everything from the Girlguiding strap line to what kind of images to use. 



We hope you find this page super useful! Don't forget to check back for any updates.  If you have any ideas on what would be helpful for us to add, please let us know via an email to northwesthq@girlguidingnwe.org.uk.


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