The Code of Governance for the UK Voluntary and Community Sector
The Essential Trustee
The Charities Commission website has information regarding Voluntary Organisation Trusteeship. Although the Charities Commission regulation is not applicable in Jersey, there is some very useful information for trustees. Follow this link (web) to their website.
Volunteering Opportunities Directory Online
If you are interested in voluntary work please visit the Volunteering Opportunities Directory online at ‘This is Jersey’.
Lloyds TSB Foundation
To find out more about the work of the Lloyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands. Visit their website here.
Institute of Fundraising
The Institute of Fundraising are the professional membership body for UK fundraisers, working to promote the highest standards in fundraising practice and management. Although a UK organisation the information supplied simply links in to ‘good practice’ by charities everywhere. Visit their website here.
Child Protection Policy
A template policy and guidlines are available here. This child protection/vulnerable adults template policy is a guide only and should be adapted for your organisation. Follow this link for the NSPCC website.
Vetting and Barring
Changes are coming to the Vetting & Barring procedure for those working with children and vulnerable adults in Jersey. Here you will find a summary of where we are at the moment and also an FAQ section which hopefully will answer any queries you may have. We will continue to work closely with the States Department responsible for bringing in these new procedures and will up date these documents accordingly, arranging further talks if necessary.
VSO - Voluntary Service Overseas
The VSO place people in voluntary positions in developing countries. All manner of skills are needed for these projects. To find out if you could help click here.
This is an organisation dedicated to encourage volunteering and their site provides some useful information/training for volunteers and those who look after volunteers. Find out more here.
Queen's Award For Voluntary Service
Find out here how you can nominate a voluntary organisation for this coveted award.
Trading Standards Service
Here you will find information about your responsibilities as a supplier of goods and services and also information regarding steps to follow should anything go wrong, plus copies of the Traders Guide and the Shoppers Guide.
Here you will find leaflets by Action Planning, a UK Charity Consultancy. Tim Waldron very kindly delivered a talk on 'Building Board Performance' at our AGM 17th June 2010.
You will need a permit to hold any kind of 'gambling' based event. This includes lotteries, raffles, bingo, cinema racing, crown & anchor. You will find the information needed on the Gambling Commission website.
This site will allow you to search for a local counselling service. Many AJC Members offer counselling in many different areas. Please follow this link to the Counselling Directory and input 'Jersey' in the search field
Treasurers and Advice on Financial Accounts
The Jersey Society for Chartered and Certified Accountants has created a register of their members who are prepared to help charities by being Treasurer, Accountant, Auditor or for general financial guidance. If you are looking for any of the above then please contact
or phone on 734188.
Corporate Social Responsibility
'Business in the Community' www.bitc.org.uk is a charity set up to help businesses of any size be a more 'responsible' business.
Jersey Post Stamp Discount Application form
Jersey Post is offering a 5% discount on stamps for AJC Members. Please download the form here, complete and forward as instructed to arrange for your 'discount card'. Please read the terms & conditions attached to this offer before applying.
Jersey Post Direct Mail
One member charity per quarter will have the opportunity to benefit from Jersey Post's offer of a free Direct2Home or Direct2Business mailshot. Even if they are unsuccessful, they can recieve a 15% discount on the normal Direct2Home or Direct2Business tariff. Please click here for full terms and conditions and how to make use of this service.
Go and Donate
Use this website - GoandDonate.com for all your online shopping, flights, insurance, whatever you purchase online and you can choose your local charity to receive a percentage of your purchase.
We have constructed a number of support guides and reports on the subjects of charity finance, governance and fundraising that may be useful to you and your organisation - Follow this link