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16 March 2024 Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Edible Guernsey LBG

Duties of the Secretary are as follows: • Preparing agendas in consultation with the chair and circulating them and any supporting papers in good time • Making all the arrangements for meetings (booking the room, arranging for equipment and refreshments, organising facilities for those with special needs, etc) • Receiving agenda items from other trustees/staff • Checking that a quorum is present • Taking minutes (or being responsible for them being taken) and circulating draft minutes to all trustees • Ensuring that the minutes are signed by the Chair once they have been approved • Checking that Trustees and staff have carried out actions agreed at a previous meeting • Circulating agendas and minutes of the annual general meeting and any special or extraordinary general meetings (where required) Person specification In addition to the person specification for a Trustee, the Secretary should have the following qualities. • Organisational ability • Knowledge or experience of business and committee procedures • Minute-taking experience, if this is not being delegated to staff In addition to the above, the Secretary sits on the Board of Directors.

16 March 2024 Trustee -- Community Engagement
Edible Guernsey LBG

Ideal for someone with a background in community outreach or public relations. This person would focus on engaging the local community, promoting participation in growing activities, and fostering a supportive community around sustainable food practices.

16 March 2024 Trustee -- Educational Programs
Edible Guernsey LBG

This trustee should have experience in education or training, particularly in areas related to agriculture, sustainability, or environmental sciences. They will be crucial in developing and implementing educational programs that share knowledge about sustainable growing techniques.

16 March 2024 Trustee -- Innovation & Technology
Edible Guernsey LBG

Look for an individual with a background in agricultural technology, research, or innovation. This person would lead efforts in experimenting with new growing techniques and advancing the organization's role as an incubator for new commercial ventures.

16 March 2024 Trustee -- Commercial Development
Edible Guernsey LBG

Ideal for someone with experience in business development, especially within the agricultural or food sector. They should help translate sustainable practices into viable commercial ventures, contributing to the local economy and the availability of fresh produce.

16 March 2024 Trustee -- Environmental Sustainability
Edible Guernsey LBG

Seek an individual with a strong background in environmental science or sustainability initiatives. This trustee would ensure that all practices are environmentally sound and contribute to the overall health of Guernsey's ecosystem.

16 March 2024 Trustee -- Legal & Compliance
Edible Guernsey LBG

This role should be filled by someone with a legal background, preferably in areas related to agriculture, environmental law, or non-profit organizations. They will provide essential guidance on compliance, governance, and risk management.

19 March 2024 Guernsey Cancer Alliance seek new secretary
Cystic Fibrosis Guernsey

The GCA is a confidential forum where representatives from Health and Social Care, local support groups, cancer charities and those with an interest in cancer services come together to discuss issues relating to cancer care. The purpose of this group is to work collaboratively, share ideas and develop innovative and practical strategies that foster a genuine benefit to both individuals with cancer and the wider community.

09 April 2024 Plant Heritage Guernsey
Plant Heritage Guernsey

Plant Heritage Guernsey are looking for one or two volunteers to help out in our glasshouse. They will be working on our National Nerine Collection and will work with guidance from members of the committee. A few hours a week would be appreciated, but no experience is necessary, so do come along and acquire some green fingers. Please contact Rose Rankilor on 255537 for more information.

16 April 2024 GSPCA Volunteer Induction Tonight
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

At the GSPCA we have been helping animals around the clock for over 151 years. We have incredible support thanks to our amazing team of volunteers and so many groups and companies that volunteer to help the GSPCA and the vast range of work we carry out 24/7. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “This year we moved from 150 to 151 years helping animals and our community and we couldn’t do so much without our incredible team which includes so many volunteers.” “Next we have our next Volunteer Induction Evening which takes place at the Shelter in St Andrews at 630pm on Tuesday 16th April 2024.” “Over 800 volunteers help us every year from individuals to groups and businesses and we couldn’t do so much without all that help and are part of our fabulous team.” “If you can’t make the next induction fear not as you can complete the following application form and we can arrange a remote induction https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Volunteer%20Application%20Aug%202021.doc .” Did you know the GSPCA are looking for a Volunteer Warden? For the last 50 years we have had an incredible team of volunteers that help ensure our Animal Ambulance is manned between 6pm and 8am 7 days a week. We are currently recruiting for an Animal Ambulance Wardens and if you are interested please call 25721, pop in or email steve@gspca.org.gg . Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “The GSPCA really could not do so much without its amazing team of volunteers and supporters which have helped for over 151 years.” “From the Committee to those that walk dogs, fund raisers to those that help with admin, gardeners to those helping with IT, the companies who send their staff to help to so many others the list goes on and on.” “With the GSPCA providing 24/7 we couldn’t do so much without our amazing team.” “In recent years with all the challenges our volunteers have really been on the frontline and especially our GSPCA Animal Ambulance Wardens and we cannot thank them enough.” “The Wardens are volunteers that go out all hours to help sick, injured and stray animals and are part of a team that has spanned nearly 50 years in providing and filling this volunteer role.” “From rescuing animals stuck up chimneys to rounding up stray farm animals the Wardens are truly incredible and even get calls for snakes that turn out to be a geocache.” “We are currently looking for a volunteer to help cover our Animal Ambulance as a Warden.” “There is training and support involved and you do need to be able to drive.” “If interested do please get in touch as we’d love to hear from you.” “There are many ways you can help volunteer and the next Volunteer Induction Evening next week is open to all, but volunteers do need to be 16 or over to help at the Animal Shelter, but as mentioned please get in touch if you can help sooner.” “From storm damage to rescuing seal pups we have been so busy recently at the GSPCA and there are many other ways to support our work.” “To make a donation to help the animals in our care please go to https://giving.gg/donate/charity/2/Guernsey-Society-for-the-Prevention-of-Cruelty-to-Animals-(GSPCA) .” “You can also donate by calling 01481 257261, by post to GSPCA, Rue des Truchots, St Andrews, Guernsey GY6 8UD or popping up to the Shelter in St Andrews.” “To make a donation or support our BIGGEST BUILD Appeal please check out https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/biggest-appeal-ever-gspca-big-build-appeal-buy-brick-build-brighter-future-animals-guernsey .” To see more on our Ambulance Wardens please visit https://www.gspca.org.gg/about/24-hour-emergency-wardens Next Induction dates set is – Tuesday 16th April 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening Wednesday 12th June 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening Tuesday 23rd July 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening Tuesday 10th September 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening Tuesday 5th November 2024 630pm Volunteer Induction Evening We are looking for volunteers in the following areas – Pop Up Charity Shop Organisor/Co-ordinator Ambulance Warden Volunteer Animal Care Volunteers Dog Walkers Cat Socialisers Reception and Administration Volunteers Shop Volunteers Gardening Volunteers Ambulance Volunteer Drivers If you have specific skills you think could help with training please do get in touch Fundraising Volunteers Maintenance Volunteers Education Volunteers Cleaning Volunteers Laundry Volunteers Open to new ideas for volunteers to help Steve continued “We have many roles available for volunteers and always open to new ideas.” “As mentioned we are specifically looking for a new Volunteers Animal Ambulance Driver to help which involves covering emergency calls from 6pm until 8am the following morning each week or on the weekends in the day.” “We are hoping to open a Pop Up Charity Shop if anyone is interested in helping.” “As well as volunteers we are looking to recruit those keen to help animals, make a difference and support our community and start a career in animal care at the GSPCA.” “Every day we help save lives and support our community in a vast array of ways as we have done for 151 years.” “With the winter ending and Spring sprung there is so much to do and we value any help anyone can give.” “We also have paid positions at the GSPCA currently.” “To apply for a paid position please download the application pack below, call 257261 and we can post one out, email admin@gspca.org.gg or pop in to collect a pack.” “We are also always looking for volunteers that would like to help at our events and with fund raising like the Seafront Sundays and Sumer Shows and you can see many of the events we are doing on the base of our blog pages.” “To find out more you can email us via stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or call 257261 .” “To find out about our events and news subscribe to our supporters newsletter by going to https://us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9324335c87c8b3ec9f0016f2a&id=e61c951a08 .” We are currently advertising for additional staff members at the GSPCA and we are looking for the following: Full Time Animal Care Assistant Post with Night Duties Weekend Hedgehog & Wildlife Assistant Weekend Receptionist (various hours available) Weekend Maintenance and Animal Ambulance Casual Animal Care Assistant and Receptionists We have some departments that require specific help on weekends especially the hedgehog and wildlife areas, the cattery, reception on Saturdays and help with maintenance and the animal ambulance. If you would like to apply for a vacancy to download a pack please click here https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/application_pack_ACA_Recep_pack_Mar_2024.pdf You can also get a pack sent out by popping in, calling 01481 257261 or email admin@gspca.org.gg All applicants are required to complete an application form which is included in the pack and return it to the GSPCA, Rue des Truchots, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8UD or email steve@gspca.org.gg To find out about corporate volunteer days please visit https://www.gspca.org.gg/about/how-your-business-can-help-gspca-corporate-sponsorship https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/volunteer-induction-evening-tuesday-16th-april-2024-630pm

30 April 2024 Rebecca Silk
St Martins Community Centre

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to give back to your community? We are looking for new Trustees as well as a Chair to support the valuable work we do at the Community Centre. If you would like to find out more please email manager@communitycentre.gg for a full job description.

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02 May 2024 Secretary
Guernsey Versus Arthritis

Organise and minute Committee meetings (at least 3 per year plus AGM) for a small charity. General correspondence. For further information contact Tony on 07781 111510 Or attend one of our Social Meetings at Castel Douzaine Room Third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm

08 May 2024 Linking Lives
Guernsey Welfare Service

LINKING LIVES VOLUNTEERS We're looking for people with an hour to spare on a regular basis - weekly/fortnightly, who would like to get to know an elderly lonely person. Only skills needed are an ability to listen and provide companionship, maybe do puzzles, or go out for a cup of tea. Full training and support will be given. References and a police check will be required. If you're interested in finding out more please contact Rose at linkinglives@welfare.gg or call/text on 07839 188180.

22 May 2024 Conservation work party
Guernsey Conservation Volunteers

The Guernsey Conservation Volunteers will be removing invasive non-native Sour Fig at Rocquaine at 10am. Please check our website for further details: www.gcv.org.uk or find us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.

25 May 2024 Conservation work party
Guernsey Conservation Volunteers

The Guernsey Conservation Volunteers will be removing invasive Sour Fig at Burton Battery, Albecq at 10am. Please check our website for further details: www.gcv.org.uk or find us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.

29 May 2024 Conservation work party
Guernsey Conservation Volunteers

The Guernsey Conservation Volunteers will be clearing invasive non-native Sour Fig at Rocquaine at 10am. Please check our website for further details: www.gcv.org.uk or find us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.