20 New Volunteers kick off the GSPCA first 2020 Volunteer Induction

Submitted by Steve on 17:23, 16th Jan, 2020 | 0

Last night over 20 new faces came along to the first Volunteer Induction of the new decade.

The volunteers of all ages arrived just before 630am where GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne greeted them and gave the induction where they learned all about our work, how they can help, procedures, health, safety and much more.

At the end of the induction each received an induction booklet, certificate, pen and got the chance to speak to Steve about how they would like to help.

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A packed room for the last GSPCA Volunteer Induction of 2019 and thanks to all that have helped this year

Submitted by Steve on 11:57, 13th Dec, 2019 | 0

Yesterday we held our 13th Volunteer Induction of 2019.

During 2019 at our induction events we have inducted an amazing 169 volunteers this year.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We cannot achieve so much without the incredible volunteers and team we have here at the GSPCA and with a busy Christmas ahead we need a huge amount of help to care for the 500+ animals at the GSPCA.”

“We really had a lovely night meeting the 17 new volunteers that joined our induction last night.”

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22 New Volunteers welcomed at the GSPCA last night

Submitted by Steve on 13:05, 8th Oct, 2019 | 0

Last night the GSPCA greeted a packed room of new and willing volunteers.

From 13 years and up there were 15 interested in helping volunteer in aid of their Duke of Edinburgh Award and 7 volunteers keen to help with our Charity Shop, with the animals, admin, reception, cake baking and fund raising.

This was our 11th Volunteer Induction of 2019 and takes the numbers inducted through these events this year to an amazing 133 new volunteers some which help every week and others that help occasionally.

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CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS – this weekend we need your help at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 08:38, 21st Sep, 2019 | 0

This weekend we are extremely busy at the GSPCA and we are calling any of our amazing volunteers with any time to help.

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.

All trained volunteers need to do is pop in and the team will have plenty for you to do and a huge thanks in advance.

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11 New volunteers join the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 13:23, 13th Aug, 2019 | 0

Last night we held our 9th Volunteer Induction of 2019 and greeted 11 new faces keen to help.

The all ladies induction was taken by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne who greeted the group from which the youngest was 12 and turns 13 later this month which is the age to start to help with the animals.

From gardening to caring for the animals each of the ladies were keen to help in a variety of way.

The first of the group start tomorrow morning with the others later on this month.

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Could the Volunteer Induction Evening on Monday 12 August 630pm take us to over 100 volunteers inducted this year?

Submitted by Steve on 12:12, 8th Aug, 2019 | 0

On Monday we hold 9th Volunteer Induction of 2019 having inducted 87 volunteers through this years events.

We often see 10 or more new volunteers, placements, work experience and individuals looking to help us at the GSPCA and if 13 come along to the next event we will have inducted 100 volunteers through them this year.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “We cannot achieve so much without the incredible volunteers and team we have here at the GSPCA.”

“We love to meet new volunteers and our next induction is at 630pm on Monday 12th August.”

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July Volunteer Inductions see 10 new keen helpers join the GSPCA team

Submitted by Steve on 16:33, 30th Jul, 2019 | 0

On Thursday evening on the 9th July and Thursday afternoon on the 18th July the GSPCA greeted 10 new volunteers between the two occasions to the team.

The first session was run by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne and the afternoon session by Beckie Bailey GSPCA Animal Care Assistant which had 8 and 2 new volunteers respectively many of which have already started helping out caring for the animals and the work of the GSPCA.

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26 staff help from BachmannHR Group Ltd at the GSPCA during #VolunteersWeek

Submitted by Steve on 16:19, 20th Jun, 2019 | 0

Earlier this month the GSPCA had 26 staff from BachmannHR Group Ltd give up a day in the office to help out at the Shelter.

The fantastic, massive group helped all around the Shelter in many different ways from gardening to painting, with the animals to cleaning.

The group arrived at 9am and were welcomed by GSPCA Community and Training Officer Tim Pellett who after introductions set them to work.

Tim Pellett said “The staff from BachmannHR Group Ltd were fantastic.”

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#VolunteersWeek 11 new faces join the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:50, 6th Jun, 2019 | 0

On Monday we held our sixth volunteer induction evening of 2019 and we were delighted to greet 11 new faces to the GSPCA.

With a wide range of backgrounds and ages the new volunteers were keen to help in various areas and roles with 2 starting work experience placements, 2 Duke of Edinburgh and 7 interested in all sorts of volunteering roles and responsibilities.

GSPCA Animal Care Assistant Beckie Bailey looked after the group greeting them, showing them the video and chatting to each of them setting a start date.

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Liberation Day Volunteer Induction greets 3 new volunteers to the GSPCA – next induction Monday 3rd June in #VolunteersWeek

Submitted by Steve on 23:47, 17th May, 2019 | 0

The GSPCA are delighted to announce the fifth volunteer induction of 2019 was another great success with 3 new volunteers attending taken it to 66 volunteers inducted between the five evenings this year.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "We had a fantastic night last week on Liberation Day and inducted 3 new volunteers wanting to help out at the GSPCA."

“That takes the total to 66 new volunteers through the induction evenings so far this year.”

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