Tag Archive for 'volunteering'

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 […]

Autism Guernsey’s Befriending Scheme looking for volunteers

February 6th, 2014 by Autism Guernsey

Autism Guernsey is looking for volunteers to undertake activities with an adult with autism and/ or a learning disability. These could include activities like going for walks, visiting events, taking up a sport or just simply having a chat and a coffee in town. It’s all about having a good time together. Befriending is a […]

Young People Guernsey’s The Hub in St Peter Port needs volunteers

January 27th, 2014 by Young People Guernsey

Young People Guernsey (YPG) is in need of volunteers for The HUB on The Bordage in St Peter Port YPG needs your help to find more volunteers for The HUB. Such is the demand for the service that YPG wants to

Every Child Our Future to benefit from Swoffers 40 hour pledge

November 13th, 2012 by Swoffers Estate Agents

Swoffers have chosen ‘Every Child Our Future’ as the charity to benefit from their 40 hour pledge, as part of their 40 year anniversary celebrations. In June 2012, Swoffers, Guernsey’s largest estate agents, launched their search for a local charity with a project or projects that the team at Swoffers could contribute to and after […]

Helping others does you good

June 9th, 2012 by Mental Health Foundation

The UK charity, Mental Health Foundation, has published its Doing Good? report. The report highlights the impact that helping others has on people’s mental health and well-being, following a public attitude survey which showed that people believe society has become more selfish. The UK faces challenging and unstable times with volatile economic markets and job […]

Investec teams up with Floral St Peter Port to beautify the grounds at Amherst Primary School

April 18th, 2011 by Richard Lord

A team of twenty volunteers from Investec spent the morning of Saturday 16 April 2011 with Floral St Peter Port team members beautifying the grounds of Amherst Primary School by restoring playground benches, weeding garden borders, painting tyre planters for potatoes and other crops, and adding compost to garden beds, and planting and watering strawberry […]

Improving Young People’s Lives: The role of the environment in building resilience, responsibility and employment chances

November 10th, 2010 by Sustainable Development Commission

Green exercise, outdoor activity and environmental volunteering improve young people’s wellbeing and personal responsibility as well as maximising employment chances. A report published by the Sustainable Development Commission calls on the Government and service providers to do more to help young people prepare for the green economy in order to tackle youth unemployment. The report […]

KPMG’s “Make a Difference” in the community initiative

August 18th, 2010 by KPMG

Staff members from KPMG in Guernsey headed out of the office again this summer as part of the organisation’s annual ‘Make a Difference’ initiative. This year, over 100 staff are taking part in the initiative. They will be working on a number of community initiatives across the island including creating a Centenary Garden at Vauvert […]