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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La Mare de Carteret High School Work Experience Connor and Evie a huge help at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 11:33, 13th Jun, 2019 | 0

Evie and Connor spent their work experience week 29th April to the 3rd May with us at the GSPCA and were able to work in all areas of the Shelter and get fully involved.

Every month the GSPCA hosts dozens of placements and work experience from schools and other organisations and for many this is their first ever experience of the work environment.

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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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Le Friquet Garden Centre Goes Hands-On at the GSPCA for Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Submitted by Steve on 09:38, 22nd May, 2019 | 0

In recognition of “Adopt a Shelter Pet Day” on April 30th, Le Friquet Garden Centre recently sent two members of their team to the GSPCA (Guernsey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) for the day to help out on-site and support their busy operation.

The two members of the garden centre pet department team, Emily Oakes and Isaac Evans, engaged in a number of day to day tasks that the charity carries out for the island including the cleaning of animal housings and walking/grooming resident animals.

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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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Volunteers and Vans needed for the GSPCA Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday 26th May 2019

Submitted by Steve on 11:52, 17th May, 2019 | 0

With little over a week to go to the BIGGEST day in the GSPCA calendar we are calling on volunteers and those with lorries, vans or vehicles that can help with transport for our BIG day.

With nearly 100 stalls and much to see and do the GSPCA is buzzing with activity for the 8th Animal Welfare Seafront Sunday taking place on the 26th May and the first of the Guernsey 2019 season.

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Fifth GSPCA Volunteer Evening takes place on Liberation Day 9th May at 630pm

Submitted by Steve on 11:00, 8th May, 2019 | 0

Tomorrow may well be a day off for many but at the GPSCA we have a busy day not only looking after 500+ animals and running two fund raising stalls in St Peter Port and St Andrews as well as running our ambulance, we will also be holding our fifth volunteer induction for those interested in helping at 630pm with GSPCA Manager Steve Byrne.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said  “So far this year we have inducted 63 new volunteers through the induction evenings.”

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Travel Corporation are a huge help at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 10:54, 18th Apr, 2019 | 0

Last week the wonderful staff from The Travel Corporation joined the team at the GSPCA.

This is the sixth year in a row team members from The Travel Corporation have helped at the GSPCA and we are incredibly grateful to them.

On Thursday 11th April 5 of their team arrived just after 9am for a full day of hard graft helping out at the GSPCA in St Andrews.

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Fourth GSPCA Volunteer Evening greets 16 new volunteers

Submitted by Steve on 10:09, 18th Apr, 2019 | 0

The GSPCA are delighted to announce the fourth volunteer induction of 2019 was another huge success with 16 new volunteers attending taken it to 63 volunteers inducted between the four evenings this year.

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said "We had a fantastic night last week and inducted 16 new volunteers all wanting to help out at the GSPCA."

“That takes the total to 63 new volunteers through the induction evenings so far this year.”

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Next Volunteer Induction Wednesday 10th April 630pm

Submitted by Steve on 15:36, 9th Apr, 2019 | 0

This Wednesday at 630pm is our 4th volunteer induction evening of 2019.

Open to all our induction evenings are your way to get involved with our varied and diverse work helping animals and the community in Guernsey.

You need to be at least 13 years old to help at the Shelter.  If you are younger then you could still help.  If you talk to your parents or guardians they may help you with fund raising for the Animal Shelter.

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