There are several ways in which WAGGGS Member Organisations; and girls and young women can be involved in the YESS Girls' Movement. Please see the options below.

Plan to go for the international exchange

PS: Applications for the 2024 international exchange are now CLOSED!

YESS Girls

Watch out for announcements for participation in the exchange program in 2025.

Who can apply:

  • You should be 18-35 years old
  • You should have been an active Girl Guide or Girl Scout for at least 2 years.
  • You should be willing, able and ready to leave your country for 6 - 12 months continually without travelling back home.
  • You should be fully available for a year without school, work or other obligations.

Only girls and young women from the following countries can apply: Bangladesh, Burundi, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Serve on your country's National Task Force

To get involved with the YESS Girls' Movement in your country, please contact the YESS Country Coordinator in your home Association.


You should be a young woman between 18-35 years old. YESS alumnae are also encouraged to apply. Please note that serving on the YESS National Task Forces is a voluntary service and you should not expect any payments for being on a National YESS Task Force. Volunteer-related expenses will be covered.

Participate in the program's exciting online challenges

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The YESS Girls' Movement regularly have exciting online challenges that you can be involved in. Watch out for these on our YESS Girls' social media pages on facebook, twitter, instagram and youtube.

Volunteer for the programme

The YESS Girls' Movement is a hive of activity and there are opportunities to volunteer most of the time. Watch out for volunteer opportunities here.

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