2017 Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards Open to Nominations

29th March 2017 Callum Jones 0

2017 Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards Open to Nominations The WCVA is inviting applications for the nonfinancial Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards. Since 2004, the nonfinancial Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards have recognised and rewarded groups and individuals in Wales who have made an outstanding contribution to their community. 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 project). Trustee. Groups (two or more individuals, whether as an informal group or a formally constituted organisation). ‘Digital’ volunteer (an individual who has helped tackle digital exclusion and helped others to experience the benefits of using ICT) this category is supported by Digital Communities […]

Alzheimer’s Society Cymru Volunteer: Local Representative

19th December 2016 Kyle 0

Alzhiemer’S Society Cymru would like you to be based in one of the following areas: Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire or Blaenau Gwent. Activities will vary depending on the needs and priorities of your locality, however are likely to include some of the following: * Attending a range of meetings with a wide variety of external agencies as a representative of the Society, in particular local health and social care bodies, CCG’s, GP groups, lay scrutiny groups and any dementia specialist subgroups as they develop * Linking to local Dementia Action Alliances and/or Dementia Forums * Linking to Dementia Friendly Communities developments * Making contact with elected representatives to promote the Society’s work and raise issues relevant to the local constituency * Linking to local groups, […]

Able Radio – Volunteers Needed

19th October 2016 Kyle 0

Based in Upper Cwmbran, Able is a unique project for adults with autism and learning disabilities. Creativity underpins all activities in their large facility which includes radio studios and designated activity zones. Staff support service users in developing their skills and confidence. Opportunities exist for focussed volunteers to get involved in all aspects of operations. Volunteering at Able offers a genuine chance to improve the lives of people by providing guidance and support in their chosen activity. There are currently three areas offering a volunteering opportunity. This includes art/crafts, sports and media. You will already have some experience in one of these fields and prepared to share your skills. With a clean criminal record, you will have a sense of fun but sensitive to the […]

TCBC – Volunteer Mentors Wanted

7th October 2016 Kyle 0

Whatever your skills and experience, and however much time you can offer, we have a volunteering opportunity for you. You will receive support and training if you need it, and you will make a real difference to the lives of care leavers. We are looking for volunteers aged 18 plus who can spare some of their free time to mentor young people who are care leavers. We are looking for reliable, trustworthy, energetic and enthusiastic individuals who can help enable a young person to reach their potential.  This could include but is not exhaustive to; educational outcomes, employment opportunities, independent living skills, health and wellbeing support etc etc. Benefits to you Enhanced psychological and behavioural well-being Enjoyable experiences with mentees Learning a new skill Ongoing […]

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