Current Vacancy Torfaen Voluntary Alliance is seeking an enthusiastic individual for the following post:- Sustainability Project Officer: – 34 hours per week at Scale point 25 £22,434 – £26,556 (pro rata) Fixed term to March 2020 (with a view to extending dependant on funding availability) To work in partnership to support voluntary and community groups. Developing sustainable community initiatives that bring economic and social benefit to the communities in Torfaen and surrounding areas. Supporting a comprehensive, integrated third sector financial planning and funding advice service to assist the Sector to secure the income necessary to achieve its mission. To support the core work and need of the organisation as required including fundraising and development of fundraising strategy. Enhance the internal managerial capability of Third Sector […]
75th Birthday Champion – Volunteer Discription As part of our 75th Birthday we’re really excited to be launching our car raffle this April. We’re looking for people to promote the campaign and sell raffle tickets at events and in our communities to help us raise as much money as possible. For further opportunities and information please click here.
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
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; […]
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 […]