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Cleaner wanted at The Threepenny Bit

11th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

Cleaner wanted at The Threepenny Bit, 5 hours a week, £8.45 an hour Duties include general cleaning at the centre Job Description For more details or to request an application pack please ring 01633 869227

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Disability Wales: Direct Payments Conference

10th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

Direct Payments: Policy, Practice and Innovation National Conference Friday 20th July 2018, Media Resource Centre, Llandrindod Wells 10:30 – 16:00 This a FREE one-day conference, organised by Disability Wales: How direct payments can be used to support independent living for all ages Direct payments and the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act Support available to those receiving a direct payment Different ways of using direct payments Development of direct payment cooperatives Workshops Performances by UCAN, a creative arts cooperative and more! Speakers include: Luke Clements the Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at Leeds University.  Look out for further details of speakers and the full programme to be confirmed The conference is aimed at: Local authority staff working in social care and direct payments and commissioning; […]

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National Lottery Awards for All supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 14 – 20 May

10th May 2018 Callum Jones 0

This month Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May) is focussing on stress as an underlying cause of problems with mental health. Many of the community projects which successfully seek Big Lottery Fund grants offer opportunities to address stress directly and indirectly.   The Mental Health Foundation emphasises the importance of talking to others, gaining a sense of control over our lives and being active all promote positive mental health. This month 39 communities across Wales received grants totalling £305,206. The grants are made possible by people playing the National Lottery the full list is available here.  Here are a few of the projects which are using grants to help their communities manage stress: Bridgend Carers Centre will use £5,000 to offer young carers the […]

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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 […]