World Thinking Day - Writing Team

Campfire  Team
Campfire Team

We are looking for an enthusiastic team for the creation of the 2025 World Thinking Day activity pack. The 2025 pack will mark the launch of an exciting new theme, in the lead up to the WAGGGS 2028 centenary, which will focus on international friendship and celebration of our Movement over the last hundred years.  

This is a unique opportunity for people with non-formal educational experience to contribute to the development of WAGGGS’ flagship activity pack connecting the worldwide sisterhood of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting. 

Your Role  

The writers’ team is responsible for developing and reviewing the activities and narrative of the activity pack. As a team you will ensure the activities fit the WTD educational framework and that the activities result in the learning outcomes being achieved for participants aged 5 - 18. The educational framework and the learning outcomes will be shared during your on-boarding process. Team members will demonstrate creativity, working collaboratively and have a keen interest in developing exciting learning activities.  

Time Commitment and Availability  

Team members will be expected to participate in regular team training, meetings and self-directed or small group work between from January to July 2024 with most of the work taking place between March and June, pulling together and adapting ideas and activities collected from around the world to make them relevant to the theme.  

We are also looking for volunteers who can join the team for a minimum of two years and play a more strategic role, ensuring continuity of ideas and symbolism across the packs. 

 As a member of the international World Thinking Day writers team you:  

  • Will be required to work flexibly and effectively in an online space with people from different cultures. 

  • Will be working together via regular online meetings and smaller working groups  

  • Are expected to commit approximately 2 hours a week between January and July 

  • Need to be competent and comfortable using a computer and different digital platforms to work with the team 

  • Will be encouraged to pilot some activities from the pack with your local group 

Why should you apply? 

  • To be part of creating WAGGGS' most anticipated educational resource. 

  • To work collaboratively with and learn from a vibrant group from across the globe. 

  • To share your creativity with the worldwide Movement. 

Training will be given in the WAGGGS leadership mindsets model, educational framework and learning outcomes and support given to develop programme materials that meet the needs of a global audience. 


We are looking for people who... 

  • Have a keen interest or expertise in developing high quality, learner-led non-formal educational programs and resources 

  • Have reliable internet access and are confident using digital platforms and programs 

  • Have experience working in diverse teams 

  • Have competent English language skills 

  • Are an active member of Girl Guiding/ Girl Scouting 

  • Are creative thinkers and writers 

  • Are flexible, willing to learn from others and open minded 

  • Are able to work to tight schedules 

  • Are passionate about attention to detail 


We would like it if you... 

  • Have experience working directly with young people 

  • Have an interest and skills in visual design 

  • Understand the WAGGGS leadership model 

Can communicate effectively in another WAGGGS languages (Arabic, French, or Spanish) 

How to apply? 

If you feel that you have the essential things we are looking for, please submit the following:  

  1. Either a two-minute video or letter which explains: 

  • Why you are interested in this role 

  • What skills you will bring to the team 

  • Your thoughts on what makes a great learner-led activity. 

  1. A sample activity or idea that you feel demonstrates a quality non-formal educational activity which incorporates elements of the WAGGGS Educational Method and includes the learning outcome of the activity.  

Send your applications to with the subject ‘WTD 2025 Application’  

We welcome applications from anyone who feels that they would be a great addition to the team. We will respond to every person who applies. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews on a rolling basis.  

Questions? Doubts? Need encouragement? 

Please don’t hesitate to contact us directly at with any questions about this opportunity.