Volunteer Vacancies

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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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

29 March 2017 Centre assistants
St Matthews Community Centre LBG

The Cobo Community Centre is a modern facility catering for a wide range of classes and events. The day to day running of the Centre is managed entirely by volunteers. In the 18 months since we opened we have become increasingly busy, and so now are looking for extra help to assist with the following; Setting out furniture – mainly tables and chairs Opening and closing for events Checking and attending to the tidiness and security of the building We would particularly like to hear from anyone able to assist during the mornings or afternoons, and at weekends For more information contact Tracey at tracey@cobocommunitycentre.com or at home on 255033

29 March 2017 Fundraiser
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA) would like to hear from experienced and non-experienced fundraisers to create a fundraising team providing management, assistance, ideas and leadership. Skills required include event management, social media, sales both written and face to face and bucket holding. If you are interested please contact Robin.LePrevost@Gmail.com.

29 March 2017 Marketing & PR Director
Guernsey Disability Alliance

The GDA is seeking an experience communications and PR director to provide advice to their executive committee and Executive Director. This is a voluntary role. We were very fortunate to have a specialist on marketing in our past Chair Shelaine Green, with her retirement we have a vacancy on the executive for someone to provide strategic advice on all matters relating to Marketing, Communications and PR. one of our main goals is to change how the Guernsey community thinks about disability, this role would be vital in proving 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)

31 March 2017 Volunteer Directors
Guernsey Bereavement Counselling Service

The Guernsey Bereavement Service is actively looking for new directors to join the Board. No experience necessary, simply an enthusiasm for the charity and a willingness to get involved. For further information please contact Linda Norman. Tel:257778

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01 April 2017 Flag Day
Autism Guernsey LBG

If you have some spare time we would really appreciate it if you could hold a bucket at our Flag Day which will coincide with World Autism Awareness Day (2nd April). Please contact Gillian Clark on gillianclark@aol.com or 07781 436360. The venues include Waitrose x 2, Co-op x 2 (St. Martins/St. Sampsons), M & S x 2 (L'Islet & St. Martins) and Forest Stores.

01 April 2017 Tour planner
Healing Music Trust (The)

We are looking for volunteers to compile itineraries for concert tours given by visiting musicians among residential homes, hospitals & day centres etc. Would suit someone who is retired and comfortable making phone calls. Handover assistance is provided.

01 April 2017 Travel Manager
Healing Music Trust (The)

A volunteer is sought to book travel & accommodation for visiting UK musicians for six concert tours each year.

01 April 2017 Minute Secretary
Healing Music Trust (The)

A volunteer is needed as Minute Secretary for four meetings p.a. Brevity admired!

01 April 2017 6 more marshals needed for 1st May 2017
Guernsey World Aid Walk

We still need 6 more volunteers to man checkpoints for a maximum of 2 hours each. Please contact us if you can help!

02 April 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

02 April 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

02 April 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.

10 April 2017 Auditor
Guernsey Arts Commission

The Guernsey Arts Commission would be pleased to hear from anyone who is qualified and willing to audit the Commission accounts. The volume of transactions is not particularly high and we are seeking a qualified individual who could undertake this task for us. Please contact Russ on 709707 if you think you can help

11 April 2017 Click to see our list of vacancies:
Bailiwick of Guernsey Scout Association

http://scouts.org.gg/current-vacancies/

12 April 2017 GUERNSEY ANIMAL AID volunteers for our Flag Day
Guernsey Animal Aid

We are holding a flag day to raise funds for Guernsey Animal Aid on 22 July. We desperately need people to do one or two hour shifts collecting money, If you can help us Please contact Sue 07781 150388

19 April 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.