Volunteer Induction Evening Tuesday 3rd May 6.30pm

Submitted by Steve on 11:52, 27th Apr, 2016 | 0

On Tuesday 3rd May we hold our fifth volunteer induction of 2016.

We are blessed with over 600 volunteers helping the GSPCA every year and on average over 100 every single week.

Here are full details on getting involved -

We are always looking for volunteers to help at the Shelter in a variety of roles. Volunteers helping raise funds for the GSPCA Animal Shelter Guernsey

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25 new volunteers join the team at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:24, 14th Apr, 2016 | 0

Last Thursday we greeted 25 new volunteers who packed the Shelter in St Andrews.

The volunteer induction was given by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne which started just after 6.30pm.

The new volunteers  sat in an area with two snakes in need of a home and the group found out about the work of the GSPCA, how they could help and an induction on working safely.

A pack was handed to each and also a certificate of attendance and thanks.

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16 new volunteers join the team at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 12:32, 4th Mar, 2016 | 0

Last night we greeted over 16 new volunteers who packed the Shelter in St Andrews.

The volunteer induction was given by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne which started just after 6.30pm.

The new volunteers enjoyed a few biscuits and the group found out about the work of the GSPCA, how they could help and an induction on working safely.

A pack was handed to each and also a certificate of attendance and thanks.

After the talk which took just over an hour each of the interested volunteers had the opportunity to have a chat with the GSPCA Manager and set a date to start.

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21 new volunteers join the team at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:35, 3rd Feb, 2016 | 0

Last night we greeted over 2 dozen volunteers and friends who packed the Shelter in St Andrews.

Of the 28 attendees 21 were interested in starting volunteering and finding out about the GSPCA.

The volunteer induction was given by GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne which started just after 6.30pm.

The new volunteers enjoyed sandwiches which had been kindly donated and the group found out about the work of the GSPCA, how they could help and an induction on working safely.

A pack was handed to each and also a certificate of attendance and thanks.

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Last Volunteer Induction of 2015 a lovely evening and well over 1000 helpers assisting the GSPCA in 2015

Submitted by Steve on 13:58, 9th Dec, 2015 | 0

Last night the GSPCA welcomed 15 new faces and 11 new volunteers within the group.

For a number of years we have been running volunteer induction evenings and sessions.  In 2014 over 200 volunteers were inducted and welcomed to the team, not including the many volunteers that helped through the year, at events, through Corporate Social Responsibility Days and Voluntourists.  This year a further 200+ joined us at the GSPCA with a further 200+  that spent a day or more through a corporate day and 25 Voluntourists from the cruise liners.

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17 new volunteers join the team at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 18:23, 26th Nov, 2015 | 0

Last night the GSPCA welcomed 17 new volunteers into the team.

Sarah Creasey GSPCA Welfare & Education Officer and Sarah Ozanne Animal Care Assistant welcomed the group of new volunteers.

On what was a cold and dark evening new faces started arriving just after 6pm ready for the 6.30 start.

The two Sarah's gave a presentation on what we do at the GSPCA, how they can help and an induction in our rules and working safely for the GSPCA.

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Volunteer Induction Evening Wednesday 25th November and upcoming dates for 2015/16

Submitted by Steve on 15:19, 16th Nov, 2015 | 0

We are always looking for volunteers to help at the Shelter in a variety of roles.   We currently have in excess of 600 volunteers that help in a whole host and range of ways with some helping 7 days a week to others who help once a year.Volunteers helping raise funds for the GSPCA Animal Shelter Guernsey

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New volunteers join the team at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:03, 17th Oct, 2015 | 0

On Wednesday we had 14 new faces attend the Shelter for a Volunteer Induction and to find out how they can help.

From school placements to those looking to help out for a few hours each week those attending wanted to help from on the front desk to cleaning the animals out.

The evening started at 6.30pm and GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne not only talked of the work of the Shelter, he also went through an induction so all knew how to work and help safely at the GSPCA.

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Volunteer Induction Wednesday 14th October at 6.30pm

Submitted by Steve on 19:49, 7th Oct, 2015 | 0

Our next Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA is on Wednesday 14th October at 6.30pm.

All ages are welcome, but to help on site with the animals you have to be 14 years old or over.

Yvonne Chauvel Senior Animal care Assistant said "We have a wonderful team of volunteers that help us at the GSPCA and we always love to welcome those wanting to help."

"From gardening to answering the phone there is a job to help in many different ways on and off the Animal Shelter."

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A World Cup Rugby team of new faces wanting to help volunteer at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:03, 1st Oct, 2015 | 0

Last night we welcomed enough new faces to the GSPCA to set up a rugby team with reserves.

With 20 attending and 12 all signed up with a date to start volunteering at the GSPCA and others to be confirmed we have already started the first three this morning.

The new volunteers during their induction learnt about the work of the Shelter and how to become involved with our 24 hour 7 day a week work.

This morning Phil, Jane and Lili have already experienced cleaning out and caring for the many animals at the Shelter with many others starting over the next few days.

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