BBC Children in Need are going to be running a funding surgery in Torfaen.

15th February 2018 Thomas Boor 0

BBC Children in Need are going to be running a funding surgery in Torfaen. Organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people across Torfaen are invited to attend a funding surgery to discuss a project proposal and obtain advice on its eligibility for funding at the Community Room, Torfaen Voluntary Alliance Office, Pontypool, NP4 6JS at 10.00am – 4.00pm on Tuesday 13th March 2018 organised by BBC Children in Need in collaboration with Torfaen Voluntary Alliance. if your interested in applying for an appointment then forward an outline of your project proposal by email to . Applications must be received by Friday 23rd February 2018. Successful applicants will be advised of their appointment time by Monday 5th March 2018.

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15th February 2018 Thomas Boor 0

ADVOCACY – THE GOLDEN THREAD Co-producing the next steps for Advocacy in Gwent   There are still places available at these open workshops to be held in March – they are open to anyone interested in co-producing advocacy services across Gwent   Venues:   North Gwent: General Office, Ebbw Vale – 13 March 2018 South Gwent: Rodney Parade, Newport – 15 March 2018   Both events will start with brunch at 9.30am and end by 1pm. There is no cost for attendance.   Purpose of the events To bring together citizens, service recipients, carers, service providers, social services and health commissioners, and anyone with an interest in co-producing an integrated approach to commissioning advocacy services across the Gwent local authorities and Aneurin Bevan Health Board. […]

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Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme – ‘Celebrating Women in Wales’

7th February 2018 Callum Jones 0

Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme – ‘Celebrating Women in Wales’ Under the Women’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme, we will provide grants of between £500 and £20,000 to third sector organisations, community organisations and community groups, for projects and/or events which will mark the 100th anniversary.  For details about the grant scheme, please visit:

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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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Cyfannol Women’s Aid Job Vacancies

23rd January 2018 Callum Jones 0

Children & Young People’s Support Worker   £20,500 (rising to £21,500) • Permanent (subject to continuation of funding) • 37.5 hours per week • Torfaen This post provides specialist support to children and young people living in our refuges and in the community who are affected by Domestic Abuse and/or are at risk of entering abusing relationships.  Support Worker Temporary (approx. 6 months) • £20,500 • 37.5 hrs/week • Monmouthshire To provide specialist support, information and guidance to women and their children affected by Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence living in refuge. Deadline for applications is 2nd February 2018 at 12pm The above roles are exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. Registered Charity No: 1045890 – […]

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Happiness Pulse Survey

22nd January 2018 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Public Services Board has launched a Happiness Pulse survey.  The simple online survey will give you a happiness score and tips on how to be happier and links to organisations that can help. The Well- being of Future Generations Act 2016 has led public services in Wales to think long-term, work better with people and communities and each other, look to prevent problems and take a more joined-up approach. Public Service Boards are implementing this with the publication of Well-being Plans in May 2018. The Happiness Pulse survey will tell us a story about Torfaen, what individuals and communities are doing, how they are feeling and what they need to thrive. The information can then be used to inform the PSB’s Well-being plan. Take […]

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Nant Bran Room Rentals

18th January 2018 Callum Jones 0

Nant Bran Room Rentals  Nant Bran, the building in Upper Cwmbran operated by Able Radio has rooms available for rental by community organisations and groups and for meetings, training and consultations: Creative Space – The former School Hall Approximately 11m * 9m with a high ceiling (approx. 4m) equipped with stereo, projector (Image about 3.5m wide), disco lights and blackout blinds. Ideal for Drama, Choir, dance rehearsals, keep fit etc. or large meetings (50 comfortable) Meeting rooms (2) 3.5m*3m & 4.5m*3m – ideal for meetings, training courses, art groups etc. Radio studios also available after familiarisation session please ring to discuss. The building is fully disabled accessible, equipped with disabled toilets and has a large car park connected via a ramp. There is considerable evening […]