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Care Careers Event at Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus

1st February 2018 Callum Jones 0

Coleg Gwent would like to invite you to a Care Careers Event at Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus on Monday 5th February,  10.30am – 3.00pm. If you are interested in working in the health sector, this partnership between Coleg Gwent, Aneurin Bevan Health Board and My Care My Home will offer students and the local community the chance to meet with care employers. You will be able find out about current vacancies, paid placements, as well as courses relating to health sector careers, including Physiotherapy, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social and support work, Healthcare assistant roles and Medicine. Exhibitors at the Pontypool Care Careers event will include: Coleg Gwent Aneurin Bevan Health Board My Care My Home Q Care Allied Healthcare New Directions – Social Care team Cardiff University University of Worcester Job Centre Plus Bron Afon University of the West of England (UWE) […]

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Gwent Third Sector Volunteer Management Network Event

31st January 2018 Callum Jones 0

  Description This is our latest networking and learning event for anybody who works with and supports volunteers across Gwent. We will focus on updates for the sector with presentations fromtwo key note speakers: Fiona Liddell, Volunteering Development Manager at Wales Council for Voluntary Action will be show-casing the exciting new all-Wales volunteer management digital platform; you will have a chance to see a practical demonstration of the system, and find out how it will help you in recruiting, supporting and managing your volunteers and opportunities. This platform will be replacing the current Volunteering Wales website and it is vital that organisations in our region have the opportunity to be ready for this important change in Wales. Anna Bezodis, Governance Specialist, will take you through the legal requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will […]

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Volunteer at St David’s Hospice Care Festive Elf Run/Walk

20th November 2017 Callum Jones 0

St David’s Hospice Care are looking for a team of marshal volunteers to cover the route between, Llanyrafon Manor, Cwmbran Boating Lake, North & south Fields. Sat. 25 Nov. Elf Run/Walk Volunteer Times:  • 10.45am for a Team Brief then  • 11.00am – 11.15 to arrive at marshal stations  • 1.30pm approx. Finish (Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult) If you are interested please contact Fundraising Tel: 01633 851051.

Torfaen Youth Grant now accepting applications!

29th September 2017 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Youth Led Grant aims to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. The Torfaen Youth Led Grants scheme aims to prioritise delivery of volunteering opportunities with and for a diverse range of young people (aged 14-25) and particularly: Young people from disadvantaged communities Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Young people with physical or learning disabilities. Young people volunteering through the medium of Welsh Requests for up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered. Closing date for applications is Friday 4thOctober 2017.  For more information contact Kyle Thomas on 01495 742475 or email kyle@tvawales.org.uk Application form can be downloaded here.     

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Torfaen Youth Grant now accepting applications!

7th September 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Led Grant aims to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. The Torfaen Youth Led Grants scheme aims to prioritise delivery of volunteering opportunities with and for a diverse range of young people (aged 14-25) and particularly: Young people from disadvantaged communities Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Young people with physical or learning disabilities. Young people volunteering through the medium of Welsh Requests for up to a maximum of £1000 will be considered. Closing date for applications is Friday 4th October 2017.  For more information contact Kyle Thomas on 01495 742475 or email kyle@tvawales.org.uk Application form can be downloaded here.     

Volunteer at Tenovus Cancer Care Pontypool Fun Day

3rd August 2017 Callum Jones 0

Tenovus Cancer Care are looking for volunteers to support them on Saturday 12th August 2017 at Pontypool Market Fun Day, Pontypool, to help them raise awareness of Tenovus Cancer Care and to raise funds so that they can support even more people.  What will I be doing?  * Helping to sell raffle tickets and manning the Tenovus Cancer Care stand  * Supporting with our bucket collections  * Chatting with visitors about the charity and our services.  What benefits can I expect?  * The opportunity to gain experience in fundraising  * The enjoyment of meeting new people and being part of our fundraising team at an event  * The chance to seeing first-hand how our services support people in the local community  *Reasonable lunch and travel expenses […]

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Torfaen Youth Led Grant

5th May 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. Last year the Youth Grants Panel funded five youth led projects in Torfaen: Blaenavon PACT Youth Panel used the money to decorate the Doorway Youth information centre, whilst helping upskill youth with practical skills. Torfaen Changing Minds used the money to help run peer support groups for young people with mental health Issues. Tofaen Young People’s Forum used the grant money to promote the Youth forum work with leaflets and flyers and to help with recruitment. Torfaen Travelling Young Enterprise used the grant money to help continue to run the Torfaen Travelling […]