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Nominations are now open for the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018

19th March 2018 Callum Jones 0

Nominations are now open for the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018 Click here to download a nomination form Do you know of an inspirational individual or group that has made a real difference to their area or to the lives of others? Recent data from the Third Sector Data Hub shows that 28% of people in Wales volunteer. If you know someone who goes above and beyond to donate their time to a good cause, why not nominate them for a Wales Volunteer of the Year Award? It’s your chance to get these remarkable people the recognition they deserve. There are six categories for nominations: Adult  (25 years and over) Young volunteer (under 25 years) ‘Green’ volunteer (individual of any age who volunteers with an environmental organisation or […]

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Valleys Landscape Park stakeholder events

19th March 2018 Callum Jones 0

Valleys Landscape Park stakeholder events In his role as Chair of the Valleys Taskforce the Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services will visit three areas across the valleys to discuss his proposals for a “Valleys Landscape Park” with community stakeholders.   The aims for the proposal are to invest in the Valleys’ natural and cultural assets, empower local communities, offer outstanding and accessible recreational opportunities, engender community pride in the Valleys and enhance Valleys town centres as vibrant places, with attractive green spaces, which support local economies.  By implementing the actions set out in the plan the Valleys will become a place where communities are empowered, and the local environment is easily accessible, widely used and at the heart of Valleys life. These events […]

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Job Vacancy- Volunteer Coordinator St David’s Hospice Care

19th March 2018 Callum Jones 0

Volunteer Coordinator – St David’s Hospice Care Part time 22.5 hours per week, 6 month fixed term contract (funded by WCVA) We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to lead the recruitment of new volunteers and to help facilitate their integration within St David’s Hospice. You will work with department managers and team members to identify the volunteer support they need and you will promote these opportunities through the appropriate advertising methods including social media and contacts within our existing support groups. You will be responsible for the recruitment and induction of all new volunteers and will work with local businesses and communities to advertise and promote any opportunities we have available. You will maintain a database of all volunteers and will ensure our records […]

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Secondment of Local Partnership Lead for ACEs, Policing and Partners: Gwent Police

19th March 2018 Callum Jones 0

Please find attached details of a two year secondment opportunity that has arisen for an experienced local partner to join the delivery team for a new programme of work to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s).  Gwent Partnership Lead Role Profile Expression of Interest Form For anyone wishing to find out more information about this opportunity, our delivery lead Superintendent Mike Richards can be contacted at michael.richards@gwent.pnn.police.uk.  

Peoples Health Trust – New funding available for local groups in South East Wales

5th March 2018 Thomas Boor 0

Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality. People’s Health Trust has just launched Active Communities in Cardiff, Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale of Glamorgan, and Rhondda Cynon Taf – a funding programme for local people wanting to create fairer places to grow, live, work and age. Using money raised by HealthControl through The Health Lottery, People’s Health Trust is looking to invest in projects that support people living in the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods or communities in Cardiff, Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale of Glamorgan, and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Active Communities is a funding programme […]