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GVS e-bulletin Service – Voluntary Sector News (06/12/21)

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GVS is checking in on how we are doing across the Third Sector in the Vale of Glamorgan. This survey is extremely short, only five questions and we are asking for responses by Friday 17th December 2021. Read More
Foodshare Llantwit Major is running as normal in the lead up to and over Christmas from its base at CF61.  We are open every Thursday 12:30 pm – 2:30pm, including the 23rd and 30th December. Read More
For a number of reasons, I found myself out of work and volunteering whilst looking for a job really helped give me more structure and motivation. Read More
Third Sector Support Wales has made funding available for winter pressures. Deadline for applications is 3pm on Tuesday, 14th December 2021 Read More
General news
Foundations for the third sector (F4S3) is an induction programme for people who have recently started working in the voluntary sector; new entrants, recent college graduates, those who have made a career change, or volunteered for 18 months or less. Read More
Rhaglen gynefino yw Sylfeini ar gyfer y Trydydd Sector (F4S3) i bobl sydd newydd ddechrau gweithio yn y sector gwirfoddol; newydd-ddyfodiaid, graddedigion coleg diweddar, y rheini sydd wedi newid gyrfa neu wedi gwirfoddoli am 18 mis neu lai.  Read More
The Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales has now launched is annual community consultation and is urging people to share their feedback with him before the survey closes on Wednesday 15th December. Read More
Penarth Ageing Well Club is looking for speakers to come to their weekly meetings. Read More
WCVA share key findings from our independent study on UK charities’ presence in Wales and the impact of COVID-19. Read More
Funding

A fund to tackle loneliness and social isolation will help grass root organisations bring communities together across Wales. Read More
Third Sector Support Wales has made funding available for winter pressures. Deadline for applications is 3pm on Tuesday, 14th December 2021 Read More
The Platinum Jubilee celebrates 70 years of Her Majesty The Queen’s reign and to mark this occasion, The National Lottery Community Fund will fund 70 projects across the UK. Read More
Funded by Welsh Government, the Community Asset Loan Fund will offer loan finance for groups looking to bring property into community ownership. Read More
Supporting churches and Christian charities helping Afghan evacuees to resettle in the UK. Read More
The Greggs Breakfast Club Programme was established in 1999 to help primary school children get a nutritious start to their school day. Read More
Health
A new Health Impact Assessment conducted by Public Health Wales highlights how the Coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that having a safe, secure home is essential for our health, wellbeing and equity, and what needs to be done to ensure that this is the reality for most people. Read More
On Carers Rights Day (25 November 2021), new research by Public Health Wales’ Research and Evaluation Division and Swansea University, has found that unpaid carers have markedly poorer health than the general population in Wales; but that being in paid, secure employment and/or education whilst caring for others is associated with higher wellbeing amongst unpaid carers. Read More
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has launched a new ‘Single Point of Access’ for professionals working with children and young people with emotional wellbeing or mental health challenges. Read More
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) has developed a brand-new website, co-produced with children and young people to offer useful information and resources on emotional wellbeing and mental health. Read More
Following the notification that the landlord had served notice on the building and the subsequent decision of the GP Practice to hand back their General Medical Services (GMS) contract, the two organisations have committed to explore options to maintain GP Services for the local community from April 2022. Read More
Fancy meeting other people who have MS and work? Make yourself a cuppa and join us on zoom to relax, chat, share hints/ tips and discuss what’s important to you. Read More
RVS have produced a Safe, Warm and Well guide for older or vulnerable people to help them prepare for winter. Read More
Vacancies
Vacancy at Marie Curie for a Volunteer Services Co-ordinator – Wales. Deadline for applications is 4th January 2022 Read More
Flexible location, 35 hours per week, £32,805 per annum
Closing date:  15 December 2021 Interview date:  21 December 2021 Read More
Vale Homes has recently launched its Food Pod in Penarth – we have some short-term funding to undertake some work to take the food project in the Vale to the next level and to gain a better understanding of Food poverty in the Vale as a whole. Read More
Digitising local history Read More
Hospital volunteering Read More
Supporting Carers Wales Read More
Delivering key safety messages Read More
Evening outreach service Read More
Check in and Chat Read More
Friendship and social contact Read More
I want to Volunteer Read More
Help with warehouse sorting Read More
Digitising local history Read More
Pool and poolside volunteers Read More
Training
Heritage organisations or organisations running a heritage project in Wales can apply now for coaching support through the new Catalyst Cymru: Broadening Horizons project. Read More
An invaluable step by step beginner level introduction to the key features, giving you the skills and knowledge to confidently use Twitter. Read More
This session is for people who are thinking about using social media as a marketing tool to reach out and engage more people in your service. Read More
A workshop to help you with key information about the basics of Data Protection since our departure from the EU and the Transition Period. Read More
£10 per person on Zoom. An ideal training course if you are new to managing volunteers or would like a refresher. Read More
Get advice on fundraising for your charity or voluntary group. Read More
Being a trustee can be a daunting prospect, particularly if a person has no previous experience. This training session will provide an informal overview of the role and responsibility of being a trustee. Read More

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