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Volunteer with Tenovus Cancer Care

22nd May 2018 Callum Jones 0

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.

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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 […]