GSPCA welcome new volunteers in the sunshine

Submitted by Steve on 16:13, 9th Jul, 2015 | 0

On Monday we welcomed new volunteers to the GSPCA in the sunshine.

We set up seats next to the GSPCA pond where 20 new volunteers of all ages arrived to learn about the work of the Shelter and become involved with our 24 hour 7 day a week work.

From work experience to Duke of Edinburgh, administration volunteers to those wanting to help with the animals, the first one started on Tuesday and many are starting this weekend.

Thank you to all that came along and we are looking forward to getting everyone involved.


Volunteer Induction Monday 6th July at 6.30pm

Submitted by Steve on 00:06, 2nd Jul, 2015 | 0

Our next Volunteer Induction Evening at the GSPCA is on Monday 6th July 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."


Aon volunteers help the GSPCA in the rain - thank you from all of the team

Submitted by Steve on 14:47, 15th Jun, 2015 | 0

On Friday 7 volunteers from the Aon Insurance Managers (Guernsey) Limited (Aon) spent the day helping at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in Guernsey.

From the GSPCA and all of our team we would like to thank the Aon staff for all of their help.


Could you volunteer for the GSPCA? We are especially looking for Volunteer Wardens to help with our emergency service

Submitted by Steve on 12:06, 1st Jun, 2015 | 0

At the GSPCA we care for between 200 and 300 animals at any time and work 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Without volunteers we couldn't carry out the vital animal welfare work and on Wednesday we are holding our next volunteer induction evening at 6.30pm.

We are currently looking to find volunteers that can help in all areas and especially help us cover the ambulance work which we have carried out as a 24 hour service for over 40 years.


MSG help out at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:19, 1st Jun, 2015 | 0

On Saturday 9 volunteers from the Medical Specialist Group (MSG) spent the day helping at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in Guernsey.

Saturday is always a busy day at the GSPCA and from all of our team we would like to thank the MSG staff for all of their help.


GSPCA welcome 15 new volunteers

Submitted by Steve on 18:39, 7th May, 2015 | 0

Last night at the GSPCA we welcomed 15 new volunteers to the team.

Shortly after 6pm eager new faces started to arrive to learn about the GSPCA and how to get involved.

GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne was on hand to meet and greet the group who came from all walks of life.

The group were given an induction on about the GSPCA and the different volunteer roles.

A talk on working safely at the GSPCA was followed by a calendar of upcoming GSPCA events.


Volunteer Induction Evening Wednesday 25th March 6.30pm

Submitted by Steve on 12:38, 11th Mar, 2015 | 0

On Wednesday 25th March at 6.30pm you can join us for the third volunteer induction evening of 2015.

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


Recognising our team - GSPCA Staff & Volunteers Winter Certificates of Appreciation

Submitted by Steve on 10:17, 26th Feb, 2015 | 0

Whenever we receive positive feedback about a staff member or volunteer, and also when the team nominate someone at the GSPCA we award them with a certificate of appreciation and here are those for this Winter 2014/15 quarter -

GSPCA Staff -

Ian Power—’Kip has done an amazing job refurbishing reception and it looks great’

Kevin Beausire—’Kevin has helped reception look great and he is always willing to help’

Helen Holmes—’Helen does so much for the Shelter and did a great job at the OSA shop’


During GSPCA Purple Week we welcome 12 new volunteers to the team - 142 years after being founded

Submitted by Steve on 11:08, 11th Feb, 2015 | 0

This week the GSPCA celebrate 142 years and are holding a number of events of GSPCA Purple Week.

As part of Purple Week we held our second volunteer induction evening of 2015 last night.

12 new volunteers arrived, some with family members and friends to find out about the work of the GSPCA.


First Volunteer Induction Evening of 2015 at the GSPCA is a full house

Submitted by Steve on 17:56, 8th Jan, 2015 | 0

Last night we held our first volunteer induction evening of 2015.

20 new volunteers arrived, some with family members and friends to find out about the work of the GSPCA.

At 6.30pm the induction began with GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne talking about the work of the GSPCA, the areas that volunteers can help and how to work safely at the Shelter and our events.