GVS News 21.4.2020

COVID 19 – Small Grants Scheme for Vale of Glamorgan Groups

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has made £2000 available for a small grants scheme to help voluntary groups in the Vale of Glamorgan who are actively working in response to the COVID 19 outbreak. The scheme is being administered by Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS). Small grants are available up to a maximum of £50 for new groups that are not constituted and up to £100 for constituted groups. The grant can be used to purchase equipment for your group, to go towards printing leaflets and flyers or for any activity relating to benefit or support your community during this crisis. Read more

Directory of Third Sector Services

This briefing provides information about third sector front line services, and helplines, which can support people during the Covid-19 crisis. It also includes information about other services and community hubs. Read more

COVID-19 guidance for support groups working in the community

Glamorgan Voluntary Services has produced the attached guidance for new and emerging support groups working in the community. We would be grateful if you could pass this on to all who may be interested. Read more

Job Vacancy – Development Officer, GVS

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – (Part Time – 21 hours, 3 days a week, Mon – Weds) Salary £23,369 Pro Rata (£14,021 actual) p.a. Closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 29 May 2020 Read more

Connected Carers events cancelled until further notice

Sadly we have taken the decision to cancel all Connected Carers events until further notice. Read more

COVID 19 – Information

In the light of the spread of COVID 19 (Coronavirus) and the impact it may have on your services and volunteers, please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any information or guidance. If you are providing services in your area to help your community or vulnerable people during this difficult time and you want the service publicised, please let us know. In response to the developing COVID 19 (Coronavirus) situation, GVS has taken the difficult decision to suspend all face to face activities including meetings, networks, training and outreach activities from today, Monday 16 March. We will review the situation after Easter. In the meantime we will offer telephone and video alternatives where possible. The health and well-being of our members, volunteers and staff is paramount at this time. For general information about COVID 19 (Coronavirus) please visit the following links Read more

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