If you want to register to volunteer or register your daughter to one of our sections, simply follow the link below to our registration site and fill in the simple forms.
Welcome to Girlguiding Birmingham
Girlguiding Birmingham is one of eleven counties within the Girlguiding Midlands Region; comprising almost 5000 members in twelve Divisions (areas) across the county.
Our County Commissioner is Jayne Howle. Our headquarters building is Trefoil House, based in the city centre, not far from the Mailbox and a wonderful canal network, lined with restaurants, coffee bars, shops and within walking distance of the city centre and New Street Railway Station.
Book our properties
We have several great properties and campsites available for you to book. We have plenty to offer, including meeting rooms for community groups, a Girlguiding-exclusive narrowboat and a campsite less than 10 miles from the city centre.
For Girls 5 – 7
Rainbows are our youngest members, aged five to seven. Through a wide range of activities and games, Rainbows develop self-confidence, build friendships.
For Girls 7 – 10
Any girl aged seven to ten can join Brownies. Brownies have fun! Their meetings are action-packed and full of games, activities and challenges.
For Girls 10 – 14
Girls take part in a wide range of activities from adventure sports to fun games, and from taking part in community action projects to the performing arts.
An activity weekend for your girls and training opportunities available for the leaders, plus evenings filled with entertainment.
To find out more, check out the Girlguiding Midlands website.
Girlguiding has now made Safe Space training compulsory for all volunteers and will need to be renewed every three years.
Unit helpers, assistant leaders, leaders in training and young leaders require level 1 and 2 training. Leaders, mentors, advisers, coordinators and leaders fulfilling the role of licence holder on a residential require level 3. Commissioners, designates, deputies and those sharing a role, trainers delivering A Safe Space, safeguarding leads and A Safe Space advisers require level 4.
This is a level 1 and 2 training.
To book, please use this Eventbrite link.
It costs £5 which is payable through the Eventbrite link. If this is not possible for you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an alternative payment. The cost of the training is an acceptable use of unit/division/district funds and if you have any queries about claiming back the cost please contact your local commissioner.
We have more information about training on our blog.