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05 January 2019 Do you have excess produce?
St. Peters' Community Market

You can get a share number and we will sell it on your behalf every Wednesday morning. This is for someone wanting to make some extra cash and is not a profit making venture. Please get in touch if you are interested.

05 January 2019 Deadheading and Litter picking
Forest Floral Group

Help is needed to deadhead the displays and pick up litter in the Forest Parish. . We meet up every Monday morning at 10am for an hour and finish with coffee. No experience necessary, we will show you what to do.

05 January 2019 Working in Nature area, Forest
Forest Floral Group

We need people to come and help tidy the path chippings, clear weeds and generally tidy the area. No previous experience needed.

05 January 2019 Help with watering
Forest Floral Group

Can you water with a hose or carry a full watering can? Then please get in touch as we have plants not on a watering system that need your help. If you have a tractor you could take a 400 litre tank of water around to water the planters.

09 January 2019 Committee member
Forest Floral Group

Would you like to join our friendly Committee. We meet once a month at my house to discuss how best to enter the Floral Guernsey competition.

09 January 2019 Help make coffee
St. Peters' Community Market

We are looking for someone to help make the coffee every Wednesday morning and serve it on a tray and help wash up afterwards. Please get in touch if you're interested.

09 January 2019 Baking
St. Peters' Community Market

We need extra help on our cake stall making cakes, quiches, gache melee etc. You could make some extra pocket money. Come and visit to see if this is for you.

16 January 2019 Treasurer
Forest Floral Group

Can you do written accounts? We are looking for someone to manage our accounts and be on the committee. Please get in touch.

18 January 2019 Treasurer needed
Guernsey Commonwealth Games Association LBG

The Directors of the Guernsey Commonwealth Games Association wish to advise that nominees have been received for various roles for election to the Company at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting in March 2019. There remains a nomination for the role as Treasurer: - The Voluntary Role is for a period in the region of up to five years from 13 March 2019 until the Annual General Meeting after the next Commonwealth Games that takes place in the summer of 2022. - The Role does not require the nominee to be appointed to the Company’s Board, however appointment as a Director to the Board is also possible. - The years 2019 and 2020 are not expected to be a busy time for the Treasurer. The years 2021 and 2022 preparing for the Commonwealth Youth Games and Commonwealth Games will require more attention with payment of invoices for Games preparation. - Interested parties are asked to complete a ‘GCGA Directors & Officers Nomination Form 2019’ and return to the Company’s Secretary by 31 January 2019. this form can be obtained from the Secretary (see below) Further information can be sought from David Harry (Chairman: davidharry@suremail.gg), or Garry Collins (Treasurer: garrygcga@suremail.gg), or Angela Stuart (Secretary: guernseycga@suremail.gg). Please note that nominations can only be made by a Member Sport i.e. local sports associations that support athletes taking part at a Commonwealth Games.

29 January 2019 Administrative Officer
Carers Guernsey LBG

To support our Board meetings (approximately bi-monthly) preparing agenda papers; taking minutes of the meetings and producing budget reports.

29 January 2019 Outreach Volunteers
Carers Guernsey LBG

to support our Ring Round service, befriending and peer support groups.

29 January 2019 Volunteer car driver
Guernsey Blind Association

Do you drive a car and can spend some time on a Thursday afternoon picking people up and taking home again between 1.30pm and home at 4pm. Call Debbie for more info on 236933 or email debbie@gba.org.gg

31 January 2019 Guernsey Linking Lives - Befrienders
Guernsey Welfare Service

Guernsey Linking Lives is a befriending service for isolated and/or lonely older adults. We currently have 17 Link Friends in need of a befriender and are relying on volunteers to deliver this service. Volunteers would need to be able to commit to visiting their Link friend for 1-2 hours, either weekly or fortnightly. You do not need any special skills as full training and support will be given. References and a police check will also be required prior to beginning visits. If you would like to receive a volunteer pack with more information then please contact Jessica at gsylinkinglives@gmail.com or call on 07839 188180. An information session is also being held on Sat 2nd Feb at 10:30 in Trinity Centre, Trinity Square if you would like to come and find out more.

04 February 2019 Treasurer
Workers Educational Association

The WEA organises a series of day and evening courses in the Autumn and after Christmas. The courses are very popular with islanders who enrol and pay mostly online. The simple accounting system is spreadsheet based. The position receives an Honorarium and free places on many courses. Please contact Chris Meinke at vagabond@cwgsy.net

04 February 2019 Friends of the GDA - Fundraising team
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA) and We All Matter Eh? has set up a new fundraising team called the Friends of the GDA we would like to hear from experienced and non-experienced fundraisers be part of the team, providing the team with strong delivery skills, project management (a completer finisher!). Skills required include event management, social media, sales both written and face to face and good old enthusiasm. If you are interested please contact friendsof@gda.org.gg or Karen@gda.org.gg

05 February 2019 Chair needed (volunteer)
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The Guernsey Disability Alliance LBG, one of Guernsey’s most impactful and respected community serving not for profit organisations, is seeking a talented and committed volunteer to lead its Executive Committee. The Alliance is diverse, and comprises over 40 disability related organisations plus individual members affected by disability. The Alliance’s work is centred on the overall objective of equality of opportunity for persons with disabilities. The Alliance aims to achieve this by being a collective voice of persons with disabilities to government; assisting with the development and implementation of Guernsey’s Disability and Inclusion Strategy and by guiding and monitoring the realisation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Chairperson will: Lead the committee and the organisation to enable it to fulfil its purpose by: • Ensuring an effective relationship between: o the committee and the staff/volunteers/members o the committee and the stakeholders/community/funders • acting as a spokesperson and figurehead (in time and as appropriately experienced, supported by operations staff) • Oversight of most senior paid staff manager (support & welfare) • Ensuring appropriate levels of transparency and accountability to stakeholders Skills needed: ability to manage meetings efficiently, good communicator, tactful, diplomatic, interest in disability and rights, good understanding of governance, committed and connected. Interested parties please contact: info@disabilityalliance.org.gg or phone 07781 467316 more information can be found on http://disabilityalliance.org.gg/blog/2019/01/gda-seeks-chair-2019/

15 February 2019 Volunteer Team Members
2021 Games LBG

Can you help recruit, train and support 1,000 volunteers who will ensure the success of Guernsey 2021? If so, we would love to hear from you. Further details of the individual roles can be found at www.guernsey2021.gg/volunteer

18 February 2019 Committee Members
Multiple Sclerosis Society Bailiwick of Guernsey Branch

Join our friendly committee and help in a variety of ways, such as raising awareness of MS, and helping to organise fundraising events.

20 February 2019 Committee Treasurer
Multiple Sclerosis Society Bailiwick of Guernsey Branch

We are looking for a treasurer from May 2019. The duties are monthly: banking all receipts, writing letters of thanks, paying all invoices and the associated book-keeping using the MS National on-line system. Attending a monthly committee meeting and dealling with relevant correspondence in between. Annually: preparation of the accounts for MS National Society and presentation of the same at the local AGM. Average time 5hrs per month. Enquiries to Jeremy Home, Treasurer via info@guernseyms.com.

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01 March 2019 Gardener / maintenance / handyperson.
Safer LBG (Domestic Violence Forum)

Safer would like to hear from anyone who has time to do a spot of weeding, painting, general odds and bods and maintenance. This might be at the Refuge or other properties. If you are just interested in gardening or only want to do painting just let us know and we can make arrangements to fit with your talents. Please contact email carol@safer.gg if you can help.

01 March 2019 Friends of Safer
Safer LBG (Domestic Violence Forum)

We are looking for people who would like to join Friends of Safer. If you would be happy to help out at events, have ideas for events, or want to donate your time to help fundraising this is for you! Have fun whilst helping others! For further information please email carol@safer.gg.

18 March 2019 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.

29 March 2019 Guernsey and Alderney Child Contact Centre - Supported Contact
Safer LBG (Domestic Violence Forum)

The Guernsey and Alderney Child Contact Centre provides supported contact by providing a safe space where children can meet their parent(s) they don't live with. We are looking for new volunteers who are enthusiastic about working with children and young people to help on Saturdays between 2pm – 4pm with supported contact sessions. You would be required to commit to helping out once every 3 – 4 weeks. Full training will be provided. A full DBS check will be required due to the nature of this work. If you want to find out more please email carol@safer.gg.

30 March 2019 Autism Guernsey Flag Day
Autism Guernsey LBG

Volunteers needed to 'shake' a bucket at our flag day on Saturday 30th March 2019. Venues will be Co-op (St. Martin's & St. Sampson's), M&S (L'Islet & St. Martin's), Waitrose (Rohais & Admiral Park), Alliance and Forest Stores. For further details please contact Mandy on 232879 or office@autismguernsey.org.gg