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03 November 2018 St Peter Port Christmas Lights
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

Volunteers needed for Flag Day Collection - Forest Stores, M&S St M & L'Islet Tel: 07781 139007 or email: jaxr@cwgsy.net

05 November 2018 Marketing Commissioner
Guernsey Arts Commission

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior marketing executive to join the Guernsey Arts Commission Board. We are looking for a high level professional who is looking to increase their contribution to island life and to influence the value that the arts play in our society. I would like to arrange a meeting with you for an informal chat, to discuss the opportunity of you joining our board in the role as marketing commissioner. If the above appeals to you please contact Trevor Wakefield on 07781 102568 or email: trevorw@gcfe.net Visit our facebook page to see more. Website www.arts.gg

14 November 2018 Admin Assistants needed
Girlguiding Guernsey

We are looking for some Administration Assistants who can help support our busy Leaders. Roles would include - arranging meetings for adults, taking minutes, sending emails. Please contact us on girlguidingguernsey@suremail.gg for further details

14 November 2018 Social Media Gurus needed
Girlguiding Guernsey

We are looking for some adults who would be interested in taking over our Social Media and helping to get Girlguiding Guernsey out there! If this is something which would interest you please email us for further details.

22 November 2018 Samaritans potential volunteer information evening
Guernsey Samaritans (Friends of)

We are running an information evening at 6.30pm on the 22nd November at Moore’s Hideaway. Please feel free to come along and find out more about how you might be able to help us. If you want any further information you can email us at samaritans@cwgsy.net or call on 711030

26 November 2018 St Peter Port Christmas Lights
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

Helpers needed for OSA Pop-Up Shop - dates 26th November to 1st December. Tel: 07781 139007 or email jaxr@cwgsy.net

26 November 2018 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

26 November 2018 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Every Child Our Future LBG

Do you have spare time that you wish to assist us in our Children's Centre located at the old St Sampsons Infants School. We 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

26 November 2018 NEW! Donate Button
Every Child Our Future LBG

We are moving with the times and we now have a "Donate" button. Please click the button if you wish to donate to our local registered children's charity. Your money will help buy stickers and stationery and books for our Literacy scheme and fund presents for the children's centre Christmas party and buffet food. Thank you in advance

03 December 2018 Access for all Town Shopping Event
St. Peter Port Christmas Lights

Help needed from musicians and street food vendors to support this event from 5.30 to 8.00 when disabled persons, their carers & families will be coming to town to enjoy a festive shopping experience in a quieter way than a late night shopping Thursday.Tel: 07781 139007 or email jaxr@cwgsy.net if you can help.

12 December 2018 Adrian Sarchet Te: 07781 413326
Guernsey Disability Swimming LBG

Volunteers needed to assist getting disabled swimmers from changing room to poolside and back weekly Thursdays 6pm. Experienced swimmers preferred please.

13 December 2018 IT Tech Support
Citizens Advice Guernsey

We are seeking an IT volunteer to help with the maintenance of it systems. It is essential to have a good knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft VBA together with Access, Word and Excel. The position would suit someone with an IT background who can give some time each week to monitor and occasionally update in-house systems. For an information pack, please email: admin@citizensadvice.org.gg The closing date for applications is Friday 28 December 2018 Citizens Advice Guernsey is an equal opportunities employer

22 December 2018 CHRISTMAS MARKETS Every Saturday daytime and Thursday late night shopping Can you help on our GSPCA stall?
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

Starting this Saturday, and each Saturday and Thursday night thereafter through December in the run up to Christmas, we have the opportunity to have a stall in Market Place. If you would be interested in helping out, could let Michelle know any times/dates you might be available by calling 01481 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg . They may not all go ahead depending on numbers of helpers, but if we can do some of the dates that would be great. The dates and times will hopefully be - Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd - 9am - 4pm Thursdays 6th, 13th, 20th - 6pm - 9pm We hope you can help and look forward hearing from you. http://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/christmas-markets-every-saturday-daytime-and-thursday-late-night-shopping-can-you-help-our-gspc

29 December 2018 Drivers
Age Concern Guernsey LBG

We are always looking for drivers to help us get members to the 4 Centres. We run a fleet of mini buses on Tues, Weds, Thurs & Friday afternoons if you can help on any day please contact. John on 237413 or Ben on 237000

30 December 2018 Centre Helpers
Age Concern Guernsey LBG

Helpers are required to become involved in the St. Martin Age Concern Centre on Friday afternoons at St. Martin’s Parish Hall 2.00 – 4.00. If interested in the first instance please call Margaret on 237413 or Maureen on 252876.

30 December 2018 Centre Helpers
Age Concern Guernsey LBG

Helpers are required to become involved in the Vale Age Concern Centre on Tuesday afternoons at Vale Douzaine Room 2.00 – 4.00. If you are interested in the first instance please call Pam on 240132 or Roy on 252232

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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.

17 January 2019 Treasurer
Plant Heritage Guernsey

A treasurer is needed to continue our current records, which are kept on Excel spreadsheets and are in immaculate condition. Our website, www.plantheritageguernsey.org.uk will give you further information on our charity. Contact David Fermont 241460.

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.

23 January 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

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.