Introduction

Become a Speak Out Champion!

Do you want to help shape Girlguiding Scotland's campaign and advocacy work?

Are you passionate about speaking out on issues affecting girls and young women?

Do you want to take action and help us make Scotland the best possible place to be a girl?

Well, here's your chance! Apply to become a Speak Out champion and help us make Scotland the best possible place to be a girl!

What is Speak Out?

Speak Out is Girlguiding Scotland's youth forum, helping to shape our campaigning and advocacy work. We're now looking for more champions to join us in making sure girls voices are the heart of everything we do.

Who can become a Speak Out Champion?

This opportunity is open to any Girlguiding Scotland member age 14-25.

What will you do as a Speak Out Champion?

As a Speak Out champion you’ll:
  • Champion the voices of our young members and girls and young women across Scotland
  • Speak out on the issues that matter to girls and young women in Scotland in the media
  • Represent the views of girls and young women to decision-makers including Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs), Scottish Members of the UK Parliament (MPs), the Scottish Government, partners and supporters
  • Help us plan, design and deliver Girlguiding Scotland campaigns, research and advocacy opportunities
  • Attend and participate in events, conference and panel discussions on relevant issues that affect girls and young women’s lives
  • Attend Speak Out meetings three times a year (including one residential) for training, brain-storming and fun!
  • Receive in-depth training and support to help you develop your skills and confidence throughout this role.
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