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‘Tales from the Camps’; History, Ethnicity, Identity and Mobility – An Educational Training Day

19th April 2018 Callum Jones 0

The Romani Cultural & Arts Company are pleased to invite participants 21st May 2018, to a training day at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff offering ‘an insider’s guide to a deeper understanding of the Romani and Traveller communities in Wales’ and to building stronger relationships with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities on the basis of that deeper understanding, for educationalists, policy and strategy-makers, local authority service providers, non-governmental organisations and the Third Sector.    The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is uniquely positioned to deliver such understanding and experience, from a Romani and Traveller perspective, as RCAC is a Gypsy, Roma and Traveller led organisation that promotes development within the community it serves, addressing social justice and improving social cohesion between communities. We provide a deeper insight into […]

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’Preparing for GDPR’ Workshop

11th April 2018 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Voluntary Alliance are holding a workshop to support members in;  ’Preparing for GDPR’ Delivered by Anna Bezodis, Governance Consultant GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation that is coming into force on 25th May 2018 and there is a legal obligation on all organisations to comply with its requirements. Make sure you’re ready!  Venue: The Widdershins Centre, East Avenue, Griffithstown, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 5AB Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Registration (Tea/Coffee): 9:45am Course: 10:00am – 1:00pm Please note places on this course are limited and are open to one person per organisation; places will be reserved on a first come first served basis. Please be aware that parking at The Widdershins Centre is limited. If you would like to attend this course please contact […]

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Important Information Regarding Volunteering Wales

10th April 2018 Callum Jones 0

The Volunteering Wales website is changing. The changes will mean that all organisations will have greater control over the opportunities they upload and the volunteers they induct.   We had previously reported that data on the old system would be transferred over automatically, we have now been informed that organisations will need to register on the new site.   The new website link for Torfaen at present is https://torfaen.volunteering-wales.net/    To help with the transition, we will be holding a number of dropin workshops to support you in using the new site on:   • Friday, 13th April 2018 10am -12pm • Monday, 16th April 2018 1pm – 3pm   If you would like to attend one of these days please get in touch with […]

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Barod’s Tyfu Café: Café Assistant Vacancy

9th April 2018 Callum Jones 0

Barod’s Tyfu Café are looking to recruit a Café Assistant, who will be responsible for the supporting the Café Worker with the day to day operation of the café. You will help develop Tyfu On the Go by providing a service out in the community. You will help create an environment that is welcoming to existing and new customers and develop a self sustaining community café that provides a varied and healthy menu together with a consistent, professional service. You will assist the Café Worker in providing an integrated service of catering provision and support to volunteers who will be working towards gaining experience and qualifications with a view to moving on to paid employment. Tyfu Café Assistant – Caerphilly Location:      Caerphilly Type:             Part-time […]

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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 […]