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GVS News

 

Improve your skills through GVS’ support – low cost training!

Only £10 per session: Being a Trustee – The Essentials, An Introduction to Data Protection (including GDPR), An Introduction to Social Media, How to use Twitter workshop and Getting fit for fundraising Read More

Glamorgan Voluntary Services gets animated!

GVS launched its first animated information film for people thinking about volunteering. The film, available in both Welsh and English, sees the journey someone would take when they are thinking of volunteering in their community and what they can expect, along with a host of useful information on volunteering. Read More

Free local radio publicity for GVS’ member organisations

Did you know your organisation can feature for free on GVS’ Bro Radio Show? Explore a different but effective form of advertising to help create awareness of your organisation and let local people know about your latest news and events. Read More

VOLUNTEER VACANCY – GVS

VOLUNTEERING VACANCY – We have a vacancy for a Social Media Volunteer for a few hours a week, working from home. Must be able to create posts and add images to Facebook and Instagram. Read More

VOLUNTEER VACANCY – GVS

VOLUNTEER VACANCY – Media Support Volunteer GVS has a Media Support Volunteer opportunity available for anyone interested in radio and media. 2 to 4 hours per week. Read More

General news

New Co-ordinator for East Vale Community Transport

EVCT welcomes Claire Cocks as Co-ordinator from Thurs 5th January 2022. Read More

CAVRA Report for 2021

2021 was another steady year for the Civil Aid Voluntary Rescue Association (CAVRA) Team. The year has been difficult due to the effects of COVID-19. Read More

Who is responsible for cyber resilience within your organisation? Before you say the IT department, think again

Cyber resilience is an organisation-wide approach which combines cyber security with organisation resilience, enabling an organisation to better prepare for, respond to and recover from cyber-attacks and breaches. Read More

Funding

Ashley Family Foundation

Organisations can apply for grants of between £500 – 10,000 from the Ashley Family Foundation. Read More

Health

How your organisation can promote Bowel Cancer Wales Chat Together peer support

Please use your social media accounts to raise awareness. Read More

All eligible adults offered booster COVID-19 vaccination in Wales

All health boards in Wales have confirmed today that they have offered a booster vaccination appointment to all eligible adults. Read More

Wider range of services to be provided by pharmacies across Wales

All community pharmacies in Wales will be able to offer an extended range of services from April 2022 as part of substantial reforms agreed by the Health Minister. Read More

Social Care staff to earn the Real Living Wage

Social Care staff will receive the Real Living Wage in Wales as part of a package to support the sector the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan has announced. Read More

Cervical Screening Wales announces an extension in screening interval

Cervical Screening Wales is extending the routine screening interval for people with a cervix aged 25 – 49 from three to five years, if Human papillomavirus (HPV) is not found in their cervical screening (smear) test. Read More

Healthy Homes, Healthy People

Healthy Homes, Healthy People work across Wales and can support people with a range of energy advice and income maximisation measures. Read More

Vacancies

Newydd Job Vacancy – Safer Communities Officer

Permanent, 35hrs pw, Tongwynlais, Cardiff
£28,672 to £30,181 Closing date for applications is: Midnight on Wednesday 12 January 2022, Interview Date: Friday 21 January 2022 Read More

Are you a former registered Nurse, Doctor or Allied Health Professional?

Administering Vaccinations Read More

Welsh Government recruitment to the Citizen Voice Board

The Welsh Government has let us know that they are now seeking applications from people who are interested in becoming the Chair or a Board member of the new Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care (CVB).  You can see further details via the following link Read More

Food Pod Volunteers Wanted

Neighbourhood Programme is looking to recruit volunteers to kick start their Food Pod at the St Luke’s and St Pauls estate in Penarth. Food Pod offers low cost food (tinned, perishable/non-perishable) to local residents operating on a pay as you can afford basis. Read More

Volunteering Opportunity

Neighbourhood Programme is looking to recruit volunteers to kick start their Food Pod at the St Luke’s and St Pauls estate in Penarth. Food Pod offers low cost food (tinned, perishable/non-perishable) to local residents operating on a pay as you can afford basis. Read More

Volunteering Opportunity

Benthyg’s Library of things is based at the Awesome Wales Shop on Holton Road in Barry.  The public can donate items they no longer use that can be borrowed by others for a small fee. Read More

Supporting Victims of Domestic Abuse

Helping families break the cycle of domestic violence and abuse Read More

Make January Your Fresh Start

Resolutions and Volunteering Read More

We need Befrienders, Drivers and Shoppers

Helping Older People Read More

Walk & Clear Volunteering

Wrap up and help outdoors Read More

Ward Befrienders and Mass Vaccination Centre Volunteers

Helping the NHS Read More

Community Support Mentor Volunteer

Supporting Women to build better lives Read More

Raise Awareness of Arthritis

Get the message out there Read More

Maintenance Volunteer

Helping with painting and decorating Read More

Volunteer in your local Charity Shop

A great way to build confidence Read More

Outdoor Volunteering

Keeping fit whilst you volunteer Read More

VOLUNTEER VACANCY – GVS

VOLUNTEERING VACANCY – We have a vacancy for a Social Media Volunteer for a few hours a week, working from home. Must be able to create posts and add images to Facebook and Instagram. Read More

VOLUNTEER VACANCY – GVS

VOLUNTEER VACANCY – Media Support Volunteer GVS has a Media Support Volunteer opportunity available for anyone interested in radio and media. 2 to 4 hours per week. Read More

VOLUNTEER VACANCIES – PENARTH FOODPOD

VOLUNTEERING VACANCY – Food Pod Volunteers. The St Luke’s and St Pauls, Clean Slate Connected, Cleaner Greener & Healthier Read More

VOLUNTEER VACANCIES – BARRY BENTHYG

VOLUNTEER VACANCIES – Benthyg’s Library of things is based at the Awesome Wales Shop on Holton Road in Barry.  The public can donate items they no longer use that can be borrowed by others for a small fee. Read More

Training

TRAINING – How to use Twitter, a workshop for beginners

An invaluable step by step beginner level introduction to the key features, giving you the skills and knowledge to confidently use Twitter. Read More

TRAINING – A gentle introduction to social media

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

ESSENTIAL TRAINING – An Introduction to Data Protection (including GDPR)

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

TRAINING – Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers

£10 per person on Zoom. An ideal training course if you are new to managing volunteers or would like a refresher. Read More

TRAINING – Getting Fit for Fundraising

Get advice on fundraising for your charity or voluntary group. Read More

TRAINING – Being a Trustee – The Essentials

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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