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01 March 2018 CHAIRMAN VACANCY
Guernsey Alzheimers Association

Our Guernsey Alzheimer's Association Chairman is retiring at the next AGM on 26th April . Do you think you have the energy and enthusiasm to lead our committee for the next couple of years?. Responsibilities would include working to build the Associations profile locally and ensuring that it has a presence at local events, dealing with media and patrons of the charity and attending local meetings within the Dementia Community in Guernsey to represent the Alzheimer's Association. Through this role you will forge new friendships and meet new people, both in the Association and in the local community and build upon your leadership abilities and gain valuable teamwork and people skills. Please contact us on info@alzheimers.gg or call 245121 and leave a message with your details.

02 March 2018 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

18 March 2018 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.

19 March 2018 The Ivy Trust
Ivy Trust (The)

The Ivy Trust is looking for someone with marketing and media skills. The trust offers support to parents who have lost a baby at any stage of pregnancy or soon after birth. In addition to helping parents at this difficult time we offer various options for remembrance of babies and children, we strive to raise awareness of baby loss and we also work closely with Loveridge Ward and other professionals to maintain a dedicated room for parents and to provide equipment and training. The Trust started with a small fundraising event in November 2013 and has grown over the past five years. We have a number of important developments ahead this year so we are now looking for a special individual who shares our passion for supporting parents at such a difficult time and who can help raise awareness of the charity and organise events. Initially we would like to find a volunteer for a few hours a month however if in time the role required more commitment then a suitable monthly payment may be possible. If you would be interested in working with the Trustees and help us make a difference to all parents who sadly lose a baby at any stage then please email theivytrust@suremail.gg with details of your experience and any information you feel would make you perfect for this new challenge.

19 March 2018 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Flag Day May 19th 2018
Guernsey Alzheimers Association

We are looking for volunteers to help out for just one hour at our Flag Day on May 19th. This is one of our major fund raising events of the year and your help will be very much appreciated. Please contact us on info@alzheimers.gg or 245121 should you have an hour to spare on Saturday May 19th.

24 March 2018 WORLD AID WALK - 7th May 2018
Guernsey World Aid Walk

to help man the checkpoint at South Cobo kiosk for an hour slot between 11am and 4pm. Contact Marie Maclure mtmaclure@cwgsy.net.

29 March 2018 Treasurer
The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society

The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society is in immediate need of a Treasurer. The Society has about 60 members and runs a number of events varying from Festivals to Conferences. It has no assets and no debts, and runs a simple accounting system. See the website for details: www.victorhugoinguernsey.gg. Applications for an interview to Hon. Sec. Roy Bisson on 07781 100 296 or Sec@victorhugoinguernsey.gg

29 March 2018 Treasurer
Workers Educational Association

The WEA organises a series of day and evening courses in the Autumn and after Christmas. About 500 islanders enrol and pay appropriate fees, mostly online, that fully fund the Association. Recently the accounts system was completely revised to a simple spreadsheet. This position receives an Honorarium and free places on many courses. Contact the chairman Roy Bisson on 07781 100296 for an interview, or write to: chair@wea.org.gg

29 March 2018 Chairperson
Wigwam Support Group

Wigwam is a small charity employing one staff member. We offer friendship, support and advice to families of children and young people with additional needs in Guernsey. We are looking a Chairperson, a voluntary role which we expect to take up around 5 hrs p/week on average. If you feel you this role would be of interest find out more in this role description https://wigwamsupportgroup.sharepoint.com/:w:/r/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx?sourcedoc=%7Bb632e997-7218-4823-b4dc-ddb5b62b6f8d%7D&action=view and contact Debbie Aldous on 07839 100506 or debbie. aldous@wigwam.org.gg no later than 13th April.

31 March 2018 Autism Guernsey Flag Day
Autism Guernsey LBG

Volunteers needed to 'shake' a bucket at our flag day on Saturday 31st March, 2018. Venues will be Co-op (St. Martin's & St. Sampson's), M&S (L'Islet & St. Martin's), Waitrose (Rohais & Admiral Park) and Forest Stores (subject to confirmation). For further details please contact Mandy on 245272 or office@autismguernsey.org.gg

06 April 2018 Health Information Guernsey
Health Information Guernsey

We have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities available as we continue to offer our existing services and transform into Health Connections LGB. If you enjoy office work, shop work, being a voluntary car driver, liaising directly with the public who look for health information and support, and signposting to other health, care and wellbeing services we would love you to join our team. For more information about working with us, Email CEO Bella Farrell: bfarrell@healthinfogsy.org.gg or call 07781 101753

08 April 2018 Baker of cakes and pies needed
St. Peters' Community Market

Can you bake cakes and or pies for our stall ready to sell on a 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.

08 April 2018 Help make coffee
St. Peters' Community Market

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

14 April 2018 Working in Nature area, Forest
Forest Floral Group

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

16 April 2018 GDA Marketing & PR Director
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The Executive Board is seeking an experienced marketing director to provide advice and expertise in relation to branding, marketing, PR and strategic communication. This is a voluntary role. One of our main goals is to change how the Guernsey community thinks about disability, this role would be vital in providing strategic guidance on that topic and managing local media in relation to our We All Matter Eh? campaigns (www.matter.gg) and GDA projects (www.gda.org.gg)

16 April 2018 Volunteering Opportunities
Girlguiding Guernsey

Are you passionate about volunteering with young people and helping girls to reach their potential? Do you want to learn new skills, make new friends and give something back to your local community? Girlguiding Guernsey needs you! We have flexible volunteering opportunities available to all. By sharing your skills, you'll support girls and young women to try new things, make a difference to the world, speak out about the issues that matter to them and most of all have fun!!

18 April 2018 Book keeper
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The GDA and We All Matter Eh is looking for a book keeper to assist with financial administration including Quarterly returns, pay, maintaining balance sheet, banking fundraising etc Reporting to our Treasurer this volunteer role is critical to supporting the work on the charity and supporting the Executive board

20 April 2018 Citizens Advice Money Advisor
Citizens Advice Guernsey

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.

25 April 2018 Guernsey Blind Association
Guernsey Blind Association

Do you have an hour or two to spare on a Thursday afternoon ? Can you drive ? We are looking for people to pick up and take home our clients. We have a Thursday afternoon social group and can always use more drivers. Tel 236933 or email Debbie@gba.org.gg

27 April 2018 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

28 April 2018 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

29 April 2018 Centre Helpers
Age Concern Guernsey LBG

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. In the first instance please call Margaret on 237413 or Maureen on 252876.

29 April 2018 Mini Bus Drivers
Age Concern Guernsey LBG

We are always looking for drivers to help us get members to the Centres on Tues, Thurs & Friday afternoons if you can help on any day please contact us. John on 237413

29 April 2018 Social Media Guru
Age Concern Guernsey LBG

We are still keen to enhance are current social media platforms using Twitter and Facebook. Can you help ? Please contact David Inglis on 07781 144718

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01 May 2018 Christian Aid Week 2018
Christian Aid

We are looking for people who will hand out and collect Christian Aid envelopes This could be done at your place of work or a club you attend. This is a pretty simple task but would make a huge difference. If you placed envelopes on desks one morning during Christian Aid week with a note or an email to ask people to leave the envelopes, preferably with some pennies in, on their desks on a particular day you could whizz around and collect them! A easy way to raise some money and incredibly helpful to Christian Aid. We are also looking for people who will go door to door either delivering or collecting envelopes or both. We have been doing this for over 60 years now and are desperate for volunteers. Can you help by delivering and collecting on your estate or clos or street? A good way to meet your neighbours! Can you fund raise for us during Christian Aid week? Do you have any ideas for your workplace or an individual challenge? Email mchampion@christian-aid.org for more information. THANK YOU!

08 May 2018 Board Directors
St Matthews Community Centre LBG

Volunteer Vacancies at Cobo Community Centre The Cobo Community Centre is a growing not-for profit organization. The Centre itself operates with a flexible set of halls and meeting rooms, offering a wide variety of events, group and meeting facilities, 7 days a week. It is currently run on a purely voluntary basis. Following an initial three years of successful operation, the Board is looking forward to future growth and opportunities. St Matthews Community Centre LBG is looking for 2 Directors to join its Board, which governs Cobo Community Centre. Board experience is not essential and applications would be particularly welcome from individuals with employment law or, marketing knowledge. The Board meets as a minimum on a quarterly basis at the centre. Whilst time commitment is not onerous, it’s all hands to the deck for fund raising events. If you would be interested in working with us, please contact Jo May by e-mail at tracey@cobocommunitycentre.com to arrange for an informal chat.

09 May 2018 Can you help with our Liberation Day Stall and help raise funds for animals in Guernsey?
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On the 9th May the GSPCA are in need of help to run a stall in town for Liberation Day and if we can find helpers also at the Last Post. Our stalls are to help raise funds for the 500 animals at the Shelter from Temperance the seal pup to the many baby birds in our care. If you can help please email fundraising@gspca.org.gg or call 01481 257261 To see more about volunteering please visit – http://www.gspca.org.gg/about/volunteers Upcoming GSPCA events or those we are attending or taking part - Liberation Day Stall 9th May Sunday 20th May 2018 Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June 2018 Guided Tours each day Monday 4th June 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm Saffery Rotary Walk 9th June 15th June Harbour Carnival 17th June Open Garden Event – details to follow 17th June Stall at the Classic Car Show 22nd June Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Fayre 23rd June Family Fun Day at Le Friquet Garden Centre Monday 2nd July 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm Viaer Marchi 2nd July 2017 7th July Picnic in the Park at Government House 21st July Charities Fete at Governments House 22nd July Motor Seafront Sunday Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July 2018 2pm each day Guided Tours Friday 27th July 2018 Volunteer Induction Starts 330pm until approximately 5pm 28/29th July Torteval Scarecrow Festival Wednesday 1st August 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm South Show 10/11th August West Show 15/16th August Donkey Derby / Flag Day 18th August North Show 22/23rd August Guernsey Marathon Seafront Sunday Monday 3rd September 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm 22nd September 2018 – Ball at the Farmhouse Monday 1st October 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm 27/28th October Sound at St James Monday 29th October – Friday 2nd November 2018 Special Halloween Guided Tours each day £18 per child (£16 with Is-land Mums Card), prizes for best costumes & fun games room (children must have a guardian/parent) Monday 5th November 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm 10th November 2018 – Ball with Sidneys Sponsored Events Dog First Aid 6.30pm - 8.45pm Monday 12th November 2018 Tuesday 4th December 2018 Volunteer Induction Evening Starts 630pm until approximately 815pm Boxing Day 27th - 31st December 2018 2pm each day guided tours If you can help at any of these events please call 257261 or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg

10 May 2018 Managing Director
Guille-Alles Library

With the forthcoming retirement of the present incumbent, the Library is seeking to recruit somebody to take on this voluntary and rewarding post. The role provides the opportunity to become involved in the provision of a valued service to the community. A breadth of business experience is sought, at managerial level, and preferably in the financial or accounting fields. On average, the post would involve a few hours each week. The principal responsibilities of the role include overseeing strategic planning, financial performance, day-to-day running of the Library by the Senior Management Team, and chairing of the Library’s Board of Management. In the first instance, please contact Miss Laura Milligan, Chief Librarian on telephone number 713395 or by e-mail at lmilligan@library.gg.

19 May 2018 Guernsey Linking Lives - Befrienders
Guernsey Welfare Service

Guernsey Linking Lives is a befriending service for isolated and lonely older adults. We rely on volunteers to deliver our service and currently need to recruit more to be able to match all Link Friends with a befriender. 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