Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Voluntary Service'

GVS needs a volunteer bus escort at Jubilee Day Centre, St Sampson

February 12th, 2014 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Voluntary Service is looking for a volunteer bus escort at the Jubilee Day Centre to replace a volunteer who has retired. A volunteer bus escort for the following dates is required is February: Wednesday 19 February in the afternoon Friday 21 February in the morning; Wednesday 26 February in the afternoon. The dates […]

Guernsey Post and GVS provide Meals on Wheels recipients free Bailiwick Christmas card delivery

December 17th, 2013 by Guernsey Post Ltd.

Guernsey Post and the Guernsey Voluntary Services (GVS) have joined forces following the success of last year’s partnership to offer the recipients of the Charity’s Meals on Wheels service another opportunity to have all of their Christmas cards delivered to friends and family within the Bailiwick free-of-charge. The GVS Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver approximately […]

Guernsey Community Foundation meeting on Guernsey’s Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy

May 11th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a meeting, at 7.30 pm on Monday 13 May 2013 at Les Cotils in St Peter Port, of representatives from organisations that work with older people in both the voluntary and private sectors. The meeting is to enable the States of Guernsey to update attendees on the progress that […]

2013 ITEX-Rotary Walk t-shirts paid for by Waitrose

April 8th, 2013 by ITEX

Around 2,000 t-shirts are on order for both walkers and helpers at the 2013 ITEX-Rotary Trust Walk in both Guernsey and Jersey. Waitrose has agreed to cover the cost of purchase and printing of the t-shirts which will display a bespoke design by 12 year old Abi Jarvis. Duncan Langston, Jersey Branch Manager of Waitrose, […]

The Russels Day Centre in St Peter Port needs helpers on Wednesday between 2 and 4 pm

March 7th, 2013 by Guernsey Voluntary Service

The Guernsey Voluntary Service is looking for help between 2 pm and 4 pm on a Wednesday afternoon at The Russels Day Centre, Les Cotils, St Peter Port. The tasks involve making and serving teas / coffees and clearing away / dishwasher loading afterwards – and then to help prepare the clients for going home.

Lloyds TSB Channel Islands staff in 2012 raise £43,762 for good causes

February 6th, 2013 by LLoyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands

More than 41 charities in Jersey and Guernsey have received a share of £43,762 – money that was raised by Lloyds TSB employees during 2012. The money was raised through staff participation as part of Lloyds TSB’s ongoing commitment to the community and supplemented by match funding from the bank. Some corporate donations were also […]

Guernsey Voluntary Service charity bridge afternoon on 8 March 2013

January 26th, 2013 by Guernsey Voluntary Service

The Guernsey Voluntary Service is holding a fundraising charity bridge afternoon at the Vale Douzaine Room on Maraitaine road beginning at 1.30 pm on Friday 8 March 2013. Tuula Lehtinen will be the bridge director Tea will be served and there will be a raffle. The cost is £10 per person. Bookings must be made […]

Guernsey Voluntary Service request clothing and accessories for fund raising ‘Nearly New Sale’ on 15 April

January 20th, 2013 by Guernsey Voluntary Service

The Guernsey Voluntary Service has organised a ‘Nearly New Sale’ for Monday 15 April 2013 in the lovely ballroom of the newly refurbished Duke of Richmond Hotel,. This prestigious event, supported by the Channel Islands Stock Exchange, will be the source of lots of wonderful bargains. You might already be thinking of spring cleaning and clearing […]

Lloyds TSB Foundation makes donation towards running costs of GVS’s Jubilee Day Centre

December 19th, 2012 by LLoyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands

The Lloyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands has made a donation to the Guernsey Voluntary Services (GVS), which has been serving the Bailiwick for more than 60 years. The Guernsey Voluntary Services (GVS) – formerly the WRVS or Women’s Royal Voluntary Service – relies on over 500 volunteers to deliver such essential services as […]

GVS Meals on Wheels recipients receive free Christmas cards and local delivery from Guernsey Post

November 29th, 2012 by Guernsey Post Ltd.

Guernsey Post and the Guernsey Voluntary Service (GVS) have joined together to offer the recipients of the charity’s Meals on Wheels service the opportunity to have all of their Christmas cards delivered to friends and family within the Bailiwick of Guernsey free of charge. The GVS Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver approximately 30,000 meals annually […]