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14 May 2020

Guernsey 2021 - planning is the key

06 April 2020

Update from the IIGA

24 March 2020

Guernsey 2021 - pushing on with planning

03 March 2020

Technology Partner appointed

26 February 2020

Reasons to volunteer...

19 February 2020

Could you be a Games Maker?

17 February 2020

Sports planning progressing well ahead of Guernsey 2021

07 February 2020

Accommodation top of the list for Guernsey 2021

20 December 2019

2020 - a busy year ahead

10 December 2019

St. John - the importance of first aid volunteers

06 November 2019

Guernsey 2021 teams up with St John Ambulance Guernsey

01 November 2019

Recruitment campaign for Games Makers gets off to a great start

01 November 2019

Volunteer teams - key roles available

25 October 2019

Full volunteer registration system now available

10 October 2019

Winning medal announcement

09 October 2019

BREAKING NEWS - medal design competition winner

01 October 2019

Thank you to everyone who voted!

10 September 2019

Attachés and their vital role

09 September 2019

Fun and games at the Park

16 August 2019

Medal competition - LAST DAY OF VOTING!

16 July 2019

Message from Jorgen Pettersson, Chair of the IIGA

12 July 2019

Thank you Gibraltar 2019!

11 July 2019

Setting the scene for 2021

11 July 2019

Penultimate day in Gibraltar

09 July 2019

Excitement continues into day two

09 July 2019

Silver for Sark

07 July 2019

Great first day of competition

06 July 2019

Gibraltar 2019 is underway!

28 June 2019

IIGA Executive Committee bowled over in Guernsey!

28 June 2019

Plans for Gibraltar - follow our updates

28 June 2019

The rewards volunteering can bring

28 June 2019

The rewards volunteering can bring

The rewards volunteering can bring

It’s my task to recruit 1,000  volunteers when Guernsey hosts the next NatWest International Island Games in 2021. These volunteers will play a pivotal role in the smooth running and success of our Games in two years’ time.

This is very exciting.  Having led and been involved in many community-led projects, I am confident that Guernsey people are passionate about our island and will want to play their part in making our Games the best one yet.

I’m often asked why I volunteer, the simply answer is that I love it! In my experience the benefits of volunteering are tremendous.  You have the chance to meet and work with new people, learn new skills as well as receive training which could help develop your career and generally volunteering can make you feel happier and healthier.

Anyone is welcome to register.  Our Games volunteers could be students, retirees, teachers, emergency service people, members of service and sports clubs, health professionals, business people and corporates.  They are likely to be passionate about their island, inspiring, dedicated team players who are willing to give up a little bit of their time.

My team will be looking for people to help at venues, liaise with visiting teams, work on communications and event management as well as the great logistical task of travel and accommodation. There will also be administrative jobs and a large medical support team needed. 

All our volunteers will wear special kit to make sure they are easy to spot, receive training to enable them to undertake their roles and benefit them more widely and have the satisfaction of being part of an amazing team that will help deliver the best Island Games week for Guernsey. 

We have already received 200 expressions of interest,  so please sign up here if you are keen to play your part in the Guernsey 2021 NatWest International Island Games XIX.

Thank you

Wayne Bulpitt

Director of Volunteering