Career/ Volunteer Opportunities

International Opportunities
WAGGGS offer various challenging international opportunities from time to time.
If you are interested in any of these challenging opportunities, please download further details from WAGGGS’ website and send your completed application to:

HR Department
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
World Bureau, Olave Centre
12c Lyndhurst Road
London NW3 5PQ

Opportunities at World Centers

Our Chalet:

Our Chalet offers four options to volunteer:

  • Our Chalet assistant
  • Ready Steady Go Week
  • Deep and Fast
  • Working Party
Season Dates Closing date for application
Winter 1 December – 1 March 1 June
Spring 1 March – 31 May 1 September
Summer 15 May – 1 September 31 December
Autumn 2011 * 1 September – 15 October 1 March

For further details please download the Volunteer Information Package.

Pax Lodge:

Pax Lodge offers several volunteer positions throughout the year. Some of these positions have specific duties and require certain skills.

Currently offered positions are:

All volunteer positions are open to active members of WAGGGS. Board and lodging is provided within Pax Lodge and a small weekly allowance.

If you are interested in applying for a position please complete the Volunteer Application Form and appropriate Questions page. You will also need to return a Health Form and have three references sent to Pax Lodge. Applications also need to be endorsed by your National/ International Commissioner.

Our Cabana:

Our Cabana offers 2 different voluntary positions. Please click the titles for more information on each role.

Program Volunteer: Volunteers can serve in Our Cabaña for a period of 6 – 10 weeks, depending on the season. The positions encompass all the duties required to help run a successful programme and also maintain the Centre to a high standard. Volunteer roles give individuals the opportunity to assist in all aspects of our programmes.

Closing Date:

  • April 15 for those ones interested in being a volunteer during the autumn, winter or spring season (October – April)
  • October 15 for those ones interested in being a volunteer during the summer season of the following year (June – September)

To apply, download and complete the application form, and return it along with 2 references before the closing date.

Please note, applications should include approval from the International Commissioner of your Member Organisation.


Sangam offers three types of volunteer opportunities:

1. Sangam Volunteers:

As a Sangam Volunteer, you can lead the events of Sangam, be actively involved in shaping the life of the Centre, learn about India, work with our Community Partners, develop leadership skills including teamwork, public speaking, communication, and organisation. You will be challenged to understand cultural differences and work in a multi-cultural environment.

2. Community Relations Intern

As a Community Relations Intern, you provide support to Sangam’s Community Programme, work closely with our Community Partners, and promote and support advocacy at Sangam. You will help us build the capacity of Sangam’s Community Programme by providing excellent support to the Community Programme Participants, promote the Programme to event participants, guests, and people around the world, and develop positive relationships with Community Partners. You will be challenged to understand cultural differences and work in a multi-cultural environment.

3. Marketing and Communications Intern

The Marketing and Communications Intern at Sangam is responsible for promoting Sangam—through the website and virtual world; products and advertising in the Sangam shop; and connections with the WAGGGS World Bureau and Friends of Sangam groups. This is an ideal position for those interested in learning about the internal workings of a large non-governmental organization and the promotion of events, products, programmes and opportunities. As the Marketing and Communications Intern, working with a diverse staff and liaising with local vendors and manufacturers, you will enhance your communications skills, and develop your leadership abilities by managing Sangam’s virtual media and on-site shop. What’s more, the Marketing and Communications Intern enjoys this developmental opportunity at an international Guiding and Girl Scouting Centre, living and working in a multicultural environment.

As Marketing and Communications Intern, you will utilize your creativity to spread the spirit of Sangam around the world! Click here for more details