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04 August 2022
Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA this Thursday 3rd August at 630pm
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

At the GSPCA we are extremely busy and we are currently looking for new volunteers to join the team and recruiting new staff. Tomorrow we have the second volunteer induction of 2022 and if you are interested in learning more just turn up at 630pm at the Animal Shelter in St Andrews. If you can’t make it and would like to become a volunteer please download and return the following application form to stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg and we can arrange a remote induction http://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Volunteer%20Application%20Au... For a PDF application chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/viewer.html?pdfurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gspca.org.gg%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FVolunteer%2520Application%2520Aug%25202021.pdf&clen=67366&chunk=true Next Induction dates set are: 630pm Thursday 4th August 2022 630pm Thursday 29th September 2022 The volunteer age for inductions is now from 16 years and up and we have opportunities in all parts of our activities here at the GSPCA. From helping with our busy ambulance service to walking dogs, our full cattery to our packed rabbit and small animal department, over 100 hedgehogs to over 30 reptiles, gardening to helping on reception. We are currently advertising for additional staff members at the GSPCA. If you are a trained volunteer and maybe not helped see pre-covid all you need to do is pop in and the team will have plenty for you to do and we can get you back involved. Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “It is incredibly busy at the GSPCA and we are currently looking for new volunteers to help the team and 100’s of animals in our care.” “Tomorrow we have our second induction evening this year starting at 630pm and all are welcome although on site volunteers need to be 16 or over, but those younger can help at events like the Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday in September.” “We are recruiting for new staff especially for the weekends as well as volunteers and we would love to hear from those that might have stopped during covid and get them back involved.” “Application packs for the vacancies can be downloaded from our website, collected from our reception or we can post them out.” “We are incredibly lucky to have such an amazing team at the GSPCA and if you would like to be part of a charity that makes a real difference then please do get in touch.” We are recruiting for the following Full Time Animal Care Assistant (includes night duties) inc a kennel role, cattery role and those happy to work in all areas Weekend Part Time Animal Care Assistant inc a hedgehog role, kennel role, cattery role and those happy to work in all areas Receptionist Casual Animal Care Assistant and Receptionists If you would like to apply for a vacancy to download a pack please click here chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/application_ACA_pack_July%202022%20.pdf You can also get a pack sent out by calling 01481 257261 or email admin@gspca.org.gg All applicants are required to complete an application form which is included in the pack and return it to the GSPCA, Rue des Truchots, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8UD or email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/volunteer-induction-evening-gspca-thursday-3rd-august-630pm

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06 September 2022
anti discrimination Ordinance review
Guernsey Disability Alliance

You are welcome to join us for a review of the anti discrimination ordinance before it goes to the States Chamber for approval. Tuesday 6th September Les Cotils, Harry Bound Room 6:30pm find out more about the ordinance https://www.gov.gg/Discrimination-Ordinance-LRP

11 September 2022
Animal Welfare Sea Front Sunday 11th September 2022
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On the 11th September 2022 10am to 4pm the GSPCA will once again be organising a day to celebrate the animals in Guernsey and all the wonderful work that is done to care for them. We are extremely grateful to all those that made last 10 years such great days and we are hoping this years will be bigger and better. There will be stalls and fun for all the family - all with an animal theme. Fancy dress to mascot olympics, children's games to lots of food, a fun dog show, arts and crafts to charity stalls, some of the GSPCA animals looking for homes, entertainment and so much more........ This years Giant Animal Mascot event is the olympics. All proceeds for this years race will help animals in Guernsey at the GSPCA so you can help support a great local charity, whilst having a lot of fun. Chose your Giant Animal Mascot Suit on the day or bring your own, details and sign up below...... There are lots of people that we would like to thank for their help and support to make this an amazing day out for all the family and listed below are just a few of them. The day starts from 10am and will take place along the Sea Front in St Peter Port and there are a variety of events and activities through the day. To go to the events facebook page or twitter link please click on the logo below To see our facebook page go to https://www.facebook.com/GuernseySPCA Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday Twitter link https://twitter.com/GSPCA https://twitter.com/Seafront_Sunday Would like a pitch for our Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday on the 11th September We are looking for charities to run stalls representing their organisation showing their involvement with animals or with an animal theme. Also businesses that feel they play a valuable part in animal welfare such as vets. If you have an art and crafts business you are also welcome. To download a pitch application please click here https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/SFS%20Pitch%20app%20September%202022.pdf Would you like to help sponsor the day? We are looking for individuals or businesses that would like to help sponsor the day please contact Steve Byrne on stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or call 01481 257261 for more details. Fun Dog Show There will be a fun dog show starting at 1230pm with registration from 11am. This is always a fabulous, fun, highlight and is open to any breed of dog. Best male puppy (under 2yrs) Best female puppy (under 2yrs) Best Rescue Lovely Ladies Fabulous Fellas Happiest Handler Golden Oldies (7 yrs +) Best in Show (winners of the previous classes) Entries are £1 a class. Please enter your dog on the day. Childrens Animal Fancy Dress For a bit of fun bring your children with an animal themed fancy dress for a free prize. Just pop along to our stall on the Crown Pier between 11am and 4pm on the day for a free gift. GSPCA Seafront Sunday Animal Olympics As part or our 11th Seafront Sunday we are inviting you to join in our Animal Olympic Obstacle course, with a chance to win two return tickets to Alderney; courtesy of Aurigny Airlines (for the adults) and a GSPCA goodie bag (for any children aged 12 and under). So how do you take part? Meet our team at the Crown Pier arena at 1.30pm, pop a small donation in our charity bucket and choose which animal costume to wear during your attempt to BEE the best around our fun course. You can pre register to take part by filling in this form click here https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/SEAFRONT%20SUNDAY%20MASCOT%20Olympics%20APPLICATION%20Sept%202022.pdf Activities will include: Skip rope Slalom BEAR crawl Hula hooping Bean bag balance FROG hop race Ball dribbling Ending in a penalty shoot out Time penalties will be given for any CHEETAHS, knocking over jumps, FOUL play, dropping the bean bag, or ill-EAGLE tripping of your opponent. Your lap will be timed and added to the leader board. You can take part as many times as you like, but please pop a small donation in the bucket per attempt. To download a sponsor form to help raise extra funds please click here https://www.gspca.org.gg/sites/default/files/Animal%20Mascot%20Olympic%20Seafront%20Sunday%20Sponsor%20ship%20form%2011%20Sept%202022.pdf Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “For the eleventh Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday we are bringing back our Animal Mascots and this year we will be holding our very own Animal Olympics, as well as our fun dog show, over 100 stalls and much more.” “With over 50 Animal Mascot suits to choose from you can help raise funds for animals in Guernsey and have a lot of fun at the same time.” “The games start at 1.30pm and for those not been before it is a fantastic and extremely funny part of a day celebrating animals in Guernsey.” “If you want to book a suit then please do get in touch otherwise just come along on the day with a donation to take part or you can download the form on our website to register.” "The Animal Welfare Seafronjt Sunday is a day to cwelebrate animals in Guernsey and if you'd like to help, be involved, support, have a stall, busk, entertain then we would love to hear from you." "The main page for the event is https://www.gspca.org.gg/page/animal-welfare-sea-front-sunday where we will update more information as we get closer to the day." If you would like to book a suit for the day please email stevejbyrbyrne@gspca.org.gg For any questions please call 01481 257261 or contact stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg or lorna@gspca.org.gg Volunteer If you, your group, business or school would like to volunteer and help on the day please email stevejbyrne@gspca.org.gg Keep an eye on this page as we update it with more information. https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/animal-welfare-sea-front-sunday-11th-september-2022

27 September 2022
GDA 15th Anniversary
Guernsey Disability Alliance

join us Tuesday 27th September lunchtime where we reflect on our 15 history, the progress, challenges and what we can all do in the last 24 hours before the biggest event in our history - the approval of the anti discrimination legislation in the States Wednesday 28th September

28 September 2022
Join us on the Steps!
Guernsey Disability Alliance

we encourage everyone who believes in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion to join us on the steps of the States Chamber 8:45-9:30am 28th September and the lunch hour and after debate . find out more on our facebook page or website www.gda.org.gg please spread the word

29 September 2022
GSPCA Quiz Night with a few twists at Saumarez Park Café Thursday 29th September with a £250 prize
Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA)

On Thursday 29th September 2022 there is a Quiz Night starting from 6.30pm at Saumarez Park Café with a raffle in aid of the GSPCA. “90 to 1” One person will walk away with £250! A quiz night with a twist (or two)! Watch & experience teammates working together initially to try to qualify for the final eliminator then rapidly turning against each other for pure greed. Spot prizes including free drinks and bottles of wine to be won. Guaranteed to be a fun night for all! £90 per table of six people includes food and quiz entry. Payment to Mario at the Cafe: Call 01481 254434 or drop in and pay in person. Don’t delay with only 15 tables available. Food selections to be made upon payment - vegans and vegetarians catered for. https://www.gspca.org.gg/blog/gspca-quiz-night-few-twists-saumarez-park-caf%C3%A9-thursday-29th-september-%C2%A3250-prize