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South Wales Police are recruiting

South Wales Police are currently looking to increase job opportunities, especially from BAME community within the service. If you are interested in a career with the police please contact PCSO Rachel Ward on 07469 907903 for more information.

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Job Vacancy: Maintenance Supervisor

This is a demanding and challenging role and you should enjoy working effectively under your own initiative and managing a busy workload, whilst also being a team player with great customer service and communication skills. Closing Date: Midnight on Tuesday 21 May 2019

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Nofitstate Circus looking for Trustees

NoFit State are looking to recruit up to four new Trustees. In particular; we are looking to strengthen our contemporary digital and online communication and presence, extend our partnerships within the worlds of business, education, and development, and refresh our creative thinking with new and vibrant voices from both inside and outside the circus sector.

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Are you Brexit ready? Session on 17th July 2019

Have you considered the impact Brexit may have on your organisation? Is Brexit on your risk register and do you have a person responsible for Brexit? Aimed at organisations and individuals working within the community, this session will guide you through the Brexit process, update you as to where we are now and look at the implications for the Third Sector and our local communities.

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Penarth Friendship Café

All are welcome to attend the Friendship Café at Trinity Church, Stanwell Road, Penarth, CF64 3EN. Whilst all are welcome, this café will be a welcoming space for people living with dementia, their family, friends and carers.

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VOLUNTARY SECTOR JOINT LIAISON COMMITTEE (VSJLC)

The VSJLC is the prime interface between the voluntary sector and the local authority. It agrees a strategic statement, called a compact, which sets out the relationship between the local authority, health and the voluntary sector. It is also the key vehicle for ensuring the delivery of the compact and its associated plans. GVS facilitates the involvement of the voluntary sector on this Committee. A vacancy has arisen for a Voluntary Sector Representative whose subject area is “Older People”. Nominations are invited from organisations working in this field.

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Cyber Threat Assessment: UK Charity Sector

A report from the NCSC that outlines the cyber threat that charities of all sizes now face. UK charities hold funds, personal, financial and commercial data (and other information) that is of interest or monetary value to a range of cyber criminals and other groups.

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The Invest in Nature Project is Coming to an end

After a brilliant 3.5 years of events, webinars, resources and engagement to support community action on the environment, the Invest in Nature (formerly Environet) service run by WCVA was closed on 31 March 2019. The service was made possible by Welsh Government funding that has now come to an end.

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Exciting times for Y Bont’s Family Funzone project

The Family Funzone project is a new project, adopting a whole-family approach, providing play opportunities for Disabled Children and their Siblings (aged: 4-11 year olds). We will be delivering fun, stimulating, interactive, child-led, indoor and outdoor play sessions during After-School Clubs (Term Time only), Saturdays, Playscheme during Easter and Summer.

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Vacancy - Support Worker at ValePlus

A support worker is required for a Thursday and Friday to provide personal care and support to a lady who attends a day service. The hours of work are between 9.30 and 3.30 daily and the job would involve working alongside our permanent staff in the centre.

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World at Play is recruiting for the 2019 International Project!

We are looking for volunteers who want to travel, work with refugees and make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children. As a volunteer you will be part of a team working with children in marginalised communities in Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia, Romania and Bulgaria. You will be given a week's training in south Wales beginning on the 13th July before leaving for a 10 week adventure.

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Vacancy - Trustee to act as Treasurer for Valeways

Valeways is managed by its trustees, a friendly group, all of whom take an active role. We employ a part-time Administrator and a part-time Volunteers Co-ordinator. With the assistance of the Administrator, you would need to provide up-to-date and accurate records of the charity’s financial transactions and report to trustee meetings, focussing on a forecast of cash-flow over the coming twelve months.

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