There are many volunteering opportunities within Girls Friendly Society. Some roles work directly with girls and young women, and some are ‘behind the scenes’ roles working in one of our offices or from home.

This page lists all the urgent volunteer vacancies we need to fill to help our groups succeed. Typically, these vacancies arise because the number of girls and young women in a group has increased and outgrown the current volunteers’ capacity, a new group has just launched or previous volunteers have retired.

If a role you’re interested in isn’t here, don’t worry, you can still let us know your volunteering interests by filling in our volunteer enquiry form and we’ll get back to you. Make sure to take a look at the volunteer role descriptions below to decide the right fit for you.

We’re urgently looking for volunteers to help out in the following roles:

North West

Pilling, Preston

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Pilling group in Preston, Greater Manchester.


Stanwix, Carlisle

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Stanwix group in Carlisle.


Swinton, Manchester

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Swinton group in Greater Manchester.


Wrea Green, Lancashire

We're looking for Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Wrea Green group in Preston, Lancashire.


Appley Bridge, Wigan

We're looking for Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Appley Bridge group in Wigan, Greater Manchester.


Layton

We're looking for Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Layton group in Blackpool

North East

Eldon, Bishop Auckland

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Eldon group in Bishop Auckland.


Benton

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Benton group.


Pittington, County Durham

We're looking for Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Pittington group.


Grindon, Sunderland

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our group at our GFS Grindon group in Sunderland.

Wales

Dunvant, Swansea

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Dunvant group in Swansea, Wales.


Abergavenny, Swansea

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Abergavenny group in Swansea, Wales.


Glanaman, Carmarthenshire

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to our new GFS Glanaman group in Carmarthenshire, Wales.


Midlands

Market Drayton, Shropshire

We're looking for a Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Market Drayton group in Shropshire.


Banners Gate

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Banners Gate group.


Gloucester

We're looking for Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Gloucester group.

South

Balham, London

We're looking for Group Leaders to help launch our new GFS Balham group in South London.


Hackney, London

We're looking for Group Leaders and Activity Leaders to help out at our GFS Hackney group in East London.


Redbridge, London

We're looking for Group Leaders to help launch our new GFS Redbridge group in North East London.

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Being a GFS Group Leader

Download the full GFS Group Leader role description for more information on the responsibilities and commitments are expected of leading a GFS Leader.

Being a GFS Activity Leader

Download the full GFS Activity Leader role description for more information on the responsibilities and commitments are expected of assisting a GFS Group Leader with the running of a group.

Being a GFS Fundraiser

Download the full GFS Fundraiser role description for more information on the responsibilities and commitments of this role

Being a GFS Book Keeper

Download the full GFS Book Keeper role description for more information on the responsibilities and commitments of this role.