Questions frequently asked by potential volunteers
We recommend volunteers attend for a minimum of half a day per week. Some tasks will need more time input than this. There is no upper limit, but we encourage potential volunteers to be realistic about the time they have available.
Yes! Any volunteer will be provided with the appropriate support to enable them to perform the task at hand. If staff are not available, you may be encouraged to engage with other experienced volunteers to assist you.
Due to operational reasons, most of our voluntary tasks do need to take place in our office at Raymond Falla House. Therefore, working at home is not an option for new volunteers, except in exceptional circumstances.
Our office-based opportunities are usually only available Tuesday-Friday, between 10:00am and 5:00pm, when staff are available to supervise those present and enable volunteers to gain entry to the building.
We welcome new volunteers and if you want to come and try out volunteering, please contact us for details.
Alternatively, you can help out at a one-off event. This gives you a taster at volunteering without having to worry about long term commitments.
We are guided by policy, and hence encourage as wide a range of people as possible to volunteer at GBRC. Some tasks require certain skills or experience that may limit who we can take on as a volunteer.
We have opportunities for office based volunteering for a range of tasks including data entry, administration, data logging and analysis and more.
We also do field work and surveying and have dolphin observation shore and boat based trips. Plus, we have events in collaboration with the Biodiversity Partnership, Nature Guernsey, La Société and other groups.