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01 January 2017 Guernsey Sands Memorial Garden Restoration Project
SANDS Guernsey

Guernsey Sands Memorial Garden can be found in Foulon Cemetery and is a place for reflection. The garden is currently undergoing a restoration project to revive, preserve and rejuvenate the area. Guernsey Sands are working with the States of Guernsey to finalise the work and are keen to hear from volunteers interested in helping with the final stages of the project.

03 January 2017 Rainbow Leaders
Girlguiding Guernsey

Do you like working with under 7's? we have several vacancies for Rainbow leaders at units around the island. They meet weekly from 4 to 5 or 5 to 6 pm. see the website for their programme and contact us for further details

04 January 2017 Saturday Charity Shop Volunteers Needed
Les Bourgs Hospice Charitable Trust (including Charity Shops)

Hi folks, anyone out there with a New Years Resolution to do some volunteering? We are looking for people with a couple of hours to spare on a Saturday afternoon to volunteer at the Charity Shops in St Martins as we are finding ourselves a little short of help. If you are over 14 and interested in helping us out please contact us either via this page or email vanessa@lesbourgs.com who will be delighted to hear from you! This is a really rewarding role as the shops raised a huge amount of money which goes towards our running costs each year, every penny makes a difference to our services. Thank you

08 January 2017 Volunteers needed
Channel Islands Air Search

We're looking for volunteers to help with our fundraising efforts. As we work towards our target to complete the purchase, and operation, of our new aircraft, we hope to attend many fundraising events this year. Whether you'd like to devote an occasional hour or two to help cover our stand at events or rattle a collecting box on our flag day - or can spare more time and would like to become involved with our committee - we'd love to hear from you.

09 January 2017 Organising Committee needed!
Actionaid Guernsey Support Group

We have a fundraising target of £100,000 in 2017 to rebuild a school in Nepal damaged by the 2015 earthquakes. As well as many regular small events, we have a huge exciting event planned that is new to Guernsey. We're looking for enthusiastic people looking for a rewarding volunteering commitment to form an organising committee between now and September. Although not essential, as the more hands on deck the better, the specific skills that we need to get this event off the ground are project management, marketing, communications, previous experience of organising large community events, and contacts in athletics groups, the local music scene, and corporate companies who may be interested in sponsoring a new event for Guernsey. For more information, and to register interest in the role, please email Natalie at actionaidguernsey@gmail.com

09 January 2017 Volunteer in Nepal
Actionaid Guernsey Support Group

27th OCT-16th NOV 2017 - Join us in Nepal for an experience of a lifetime and help to rebuild the futures of children affected by the 2015 earthquakes. More information available here: http://www.actionaid.org.uk/GuernseyNepalTrip https://www.facebook.com/GuernseyNepalTrip/ or by emailing Becki at actionaidguernsey@gmail.com

09 January 2017 Volunteers!
Actionaid Guernsey Support Group

We are looking for volunteers to help us with our regular upcoming events and some exciting new ones. Whether you can just help us out once for an hour or you would like to volunteer with us more regularly, we'd love to have you join us. Check out our Facebook page to see what we get up to and email us (actionaidguernsey@gmail.com) to find out about the opportunities available.

09 January 2017 Fundraising and Events Co-ordinator
Actionaid Guernsey Support Group

The Fundraising and Events Co-ordinator will have an oversight of the events calendar and monitor the organisation of each event. They will feedback to the Committee on progress with events and provide updates of recent events. It will also be their responsibility to ensure that Event Teams have the resources and volunteers they need to plan and organise events. Email actionaidguernsey@gmail.com to find out more and to register your interest in this role.

09 January 2017 Resources Officer
Actionaid Guernsey Support Group

ActionAid has a number of items that require storage for use at events, such as banners, collection tins and buckets, signs, and drinks. The Resources Officer will be responsible for the storage and maintenance of these items, and keeping an inventory list. We have a small unit at Brock Road Storage. To find out more about this role, email actionaidguernsey@gmail.com

19 January 2017 GSPCA 2017 Volunteer Inductions
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

We are always looking for volunteers to help at the Shelter in a variety of roles. You need to be at least 13 years old to help at the Shelter. If you are younger then you could still help. If you talk to your parents or guardians they may help you with fund raising for the Animal Shelter. To get started in Volunteering at the GSPCA we hold Induction Evenings and no matter your age there is always a way you can help. If you are looking to complete your work experience, Duke of Edinburgh or similar placement it is a requirement to attend one of the sessions to arrange a start date and complete the induction. The Volunteer Induction Evenings planned for 2017 will take place on the following days and times in the Event and Training Room at the GSPCA, but please do call 257261 closer to the date to confirm it is taking place. When you arrive to attend please follow the paw prints at the front of reception which will take you to the upper floor where the sessions are held. Volunteer induction evening Thursday 5th January 6.30pm 2017 Volunteer induction evening Tuesday 7th February 6.30pm 2017 Volunteer induction evening Monday 6th March 6.30pm 2017 Volunteer induction evening Tuesday 4th April 630pm Volunteer induction evening Thursday 4th May 630pm Volunteer induction evening Wednesday 14th June 630pm Volunteer induction evening Tuesday 11th July 630pm Volunteer induction afternoon Wednesday 19th July 3pm Volunteer induction afternoon Thursday 27th July 3pm Volunteer induction evening Monday 7th August 630pm Volunteer induction evening Thursday 7th September 630pm Volunteer induction evening Thursday 21st September 630pm Volunteer induction evening Monday 9th October 630pm Volunteer induction evening Monday 13th November 630pm Volunteer induction evening Monday 11th December 630pm For more information please visit http://gspca.org.gg/about/volunteers

24 January 2017 Bailiwick Chair
Bailiwick of Guernsey Scout Association

Guernsey Scouts need a new Chair. The Chair will lead the Executive Committee (the Board of Trustees for Bailiwick Scouting), ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities within the Bailiwick of Guernsey Scout Association. The Chair will work closely with the Bailiwick Commissioner Team to achieve the purpose of The Scout Association through the development of local Scouting, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association. Contact Nick on nick@scouts.org.gg for more information.

31 January 2017 Volunteers Required
Guernsey Alzheimers Association

We are always looking for new volunteers to help out at the various social events we hold at Delancey Centre, and at our various fund raising events that we hold throughout the year. If you would like to find out a little more on any of the above then we would love to hear from you. Even if you have just an hour or two from time to time, then please contact us on 245121 or email the office on info@alzheimers.gg

31 January 2017 Volunteer with a legal background.
Guernsey Alzheimers Association

We are looking for a volunteer who might be a legally minded/qualified person who could offer advice and perhaps see through applications for Powers of Attorney and Guardianship and perhaps even assume the role in the event of there being just no one else to take it on. Should you be interested in this volunteer position, then please contact us on 245121 for further information.

31 January 2017 Casual Volunteers
Guernsey Alzheimers Association

Do you have an hour or two to spare just occasionally, then why not contact the Guernsey Alzheimer's Association to find out more information. Your commitment does not have to be every week, just occasionally. Tel 245121 or info@alzheimers.gg

04 February 2017 Secretary
Sarnia Housing Association Limited

The charity requires a replacement Secretary. This is an interesting post and only involves about 6 hours per month. We are a well established charity and fund raising is not a priority. Please contact Nigel Dorey on 07781 115772

06 February 2017 Reading Mentors within local Primary Schools
Every Child Our Future LBG

Volunteer reading mentors are currently needed to support children at various local Primary Schools. In particular a St Peter Port based School. If you have time in your lunch hour or time during the day to help we really need you! Volunteering will be for approximately an hour per week, term time. It involves listening to children practice their reading skills and requires nothing more than encouragement and praise! If you are interested in taking up this very fulfilling and rewarding role, please contact Lara on 01481 244919 between 9am and Midday or email info@everychild.org.gg

08 February 2017 New AGC Council Members needed
The Association of Guernsey Charities

Kate Raleigh and Richard Lowe will be standing down at the next AGM so the AGC is looking for two more members of Council to take their place. Please contact Peter Rose at chairman@charity.org.gg for more details

20 February 2017 HELP in Creche, Cafe and General Centre Activities
Every Child Our Future LBG

Do you have spare time that you wish to assist us in our brand new Children's Centre located at the old St Sampsons Infants School. Opening beginning of April 2017 and require volunteers for our community cafe, creche and activities within the centre. If you think you could help, please contact Teresa the Centre Manager on 01481 244919 or email teresa@everychild.org.gg

20 February 2017 Bookeeper
Guernsey Disability Alliance

the GDA only has one part time member of staff and relies on volunteers to assist with administration so we can focus on our core objectives. we would love some assistance with our monthly bookkeeping. for more information please contact Karen on Karen@disabilityalliance.org.gg

20 February 2017 Treasurer
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The GDA is looking for a Treasurer volunteer to take on a strategic role to ensure the long term sustainability of the GDA. The Treasurer will sit on the GDA Executive Committee which meets once a month for 2 hours. Please contact Karen@disabilityalliance.org.gg for more information

20 February 2017 Marketing & PR Volunteer
Guernsey Disability Alliance

the GDA is looking for a marketing & PR volunteer to assist with the GDA, We All Matter Eh! marketing communications plan, social media and press releases. please contact Karen for more information Karen@disabilityalliance.org.gg

27 February 2017 Harvest still plentiful, workers still few
The Tumaini Fund

25,000 orphans to support and £1 million to be raised in 2016. All help welcome: car-boot sellers, farmer's market stall-holders, sew-ers, knitters, prayers, collecting box placers, flag day collectors, ideas people, event-organisers, Tumaini reps. at church, work and school All welcome - many other positions waiting for volunteers!!

27 February 2017 North Show Car Park August 2017
The Tumaini Fund

Tumaini staffing car-park and gates for a generous donation to Tumaini. Volunteers needed. Free refreshments in Committee Tent!

27 February 2017 Guernsey Lantern Parade
Guernsey Arts Commission

Volunteers wanted for Guernsey Lantern Parade Guernsey Arts Commission, in conjunction with the Sarah Groves Foundation, is seeking volunteers 18+ yrs old to support the Guernsey Lantern Parade. This fun spectacle of rhythm and light brings together the community of Guernsey to mark the end of winter. Volunteering is a fantastic way to experience this event!! We require two sets of volunteers for Saturday the 25th of March. 5.00pm at Churchill Avenue to help with the distribution of the Lanterns and co-ordinate the start of the parade. You would also walk alongside the parade and support it at Albert Pier. 5.30pm at Albert Pier. Watch the parade arrive and get to see SPARK! upfront. We will need your help to set up the pier and display the lanterns along the pier when the parade arrives. We expect that we will all be finished by 8.30pm. For further information or to volunteer please contact Catherine Allaway on 709747 or Catherine.Allaway@gov.gg Please can you let us know if you would like to volunteer by the 20th of March? You will then be asked to attend a meeting on Thursday the 23rd of March at The Information Centre from 5.30-6.30pm (Teas and Coffees will be provided) to give us the opportunity to go through the event and the roles of the volunteers.

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01 March 2017 Board members
Crimestoppers Trust - Guernsey (The)

Crimestoppers Guernsey is looking for an individual who is interested in preventing and tackling crime particularly from someone with a marketing / social media / digital / youth work background but most of all - a passion to help ensure Guernsey remains a safe place to live and work.

01 March 2017 Marshals needed on 1st May 2017
Guernsey World Aid Walk

The Guernsey World Aid Walk team needs marshals to assist people in crossing road junctions during this event on 1st May 2017. Please contact roga.browning@cwgsy.net if you can help.

03 March 2017 Centre Helpers
Age Concern Guernsey

Helpers are required to become involved in the St. Martin’s Age Concern Centre on Friday afternoons at St. Martin’s Parish Hall 2.00 – 4.30. If you have some time to help please call Margaret on 237413 or Maureen on 252876 to discuss.

07 March 2017 Plant Heritage Guernsey
Plant Heritage Guernsey

Plant Heritage Guernsey are looking for one or two volunteers to help out in our glasshouse. They will primarily be assisting with seed sowing, transplanting, taking cuttings etc 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.

09 March 2017 CAB Money Advisor
Citizens Advice Bureau

We are looking for additional Money Advisors to strengthen our team. The main requirements are to have good people skills, confident IT skills and the ability to negotiate affordable repayments. Our volunteers must be non-judgemental and have empathy with those they are helping. The position is voluntary and hours are by negotiation but a minimum commitment of one half day a week is expected. Full training will be given.

20 March 2017 Fundraisers
Guernsey Animal Aid

People needed to coordinate and assist with our fundraising and marketing events. This can be on a one off basis (for example Flag days) or throughout the year. Please contact Sue or Jackie 07781 150388

21 March 2017 Guernsey Sands Befrienders
SANDS Guernsey

Are you interested in becoming a Guernsey Sands Befriender and playing a vital role in offering support to bereaved families on Guernsey? Many of us know first hand how much comfort and support a Befriender can give. The reassurance of talking to someone else who has been affected by the death of a baby and who is nearby to phone or to meet is invaluable. However, befriending is an emotionally demanding role so at least one year should have elapsed since your own baby's death. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a befriender and the training involved, please contact guernseysandsbefrienders@gmail.com or call our dedicated mobile 07781 103435. More information can also be found on the Sands website - https://www.sands.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer-sands/become-befriender

21 March 2017 Guernsey Sands Committee Members
SANDS Guernsey

Guernsey Sands are keen to hear from volunteers that are interested in joining the committee and helping support bereaved families on Guernsey. For more information please contact Chairmain Rob Jones on guernseysands@gmail.com or call our dedicated mobile on 07781 103435.

23 March 2017 Guernsey Literary Festival 10-14 May2017
Guernsey Literary Festival

Whether you are a returning volunteer or a ‘new kid on the block’ to volunteering, it is you that gives the energy and freshness to the Festival. You are more than likely to be the first encounter the visitor has with the Festival, the ‘first impression’ if you like. You are representing the ‘spirit’ of the five days - the marvel and delight of literature. By helping to move all the right people in all the right directions to all the right places, it is you who are helping to ensure the Festival’s success. You also get to meet the authors