Vacancies

Cardiff Third Sector Council was set up in 1997 to support and represent the third sector in Cardiff, helping to drive good practice and provide a voice for this vital, vibrant and innovative sector.

 

4 Job Vacancies at C3SC!

Cardiff Third Sector Council was set up in 1997 to provide a range of support services and resources to community groups and voluntary organisations, partnerships and networks in Cardiff.  Central to our mission is a range of advice and support ranging from governance to finance, volunteering, funding, planning, communication, training, partnership, participation, influencing policy and more. 

We are looking for talented, motivated people with an interest in leading and supporting community action, with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, and who possess the ability to work effectively on their own initiative and as part of an ambitious team.

Please see below for the 4 job vacancies we have available at C3SC:

Third Sector Development Manager

Full time: 37 hours per week                  Salary: £32,910 p.a.

C3SC Recruitment -Job Description – TSDM

 

Third Sector Development Coordinator

Full time: 37 hours per week                  Salary: £30,451 p.a.

C3SC Recruitment – Job Description – TSDC

 

Business Development Coordinator

Full time: 37 hours per week                  Salary: £30,451 p.a.

C3SC Recruitment – Job Description – BDC

 

Marketing and Research Assistant.

Part time: 25 hours per week                 Salary: £21,748 p.a.

C3SC Recruitment – Job Description – MRA

 

Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) offers our team:

  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Good employment conditions
  • Flexi-time working and generous annual leave

To apply for any of the above roles, please download fill out the Application form and  Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and send it back to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 24 February 2021 – 12 noon

Interview dates: week commencing 1st or 8th March 2021

If you have any questions regarding these roles, please email [email protected]

We regret CV’s or late applications will not be considered

Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) is an equal opportunities, living wage and family friendly employer.  We welcome applications from under-represented groups that reflect the diversity of the communities in which we work.  Job share will be considered.

 


Trustees needed at C3SC!

Is your group or organisation a member of C3SC? Do you have a passion for the Third Sector in Cardiff? Do you have an interest in supporting communities? Do you want to ‘give something back’ to your local community?
We are a small charity and a company limited by guarantee with ambitious plans for growth, and we are keen to  recruit people from our local community – preferably with skills in Communications and Marketing, HR or Fund Raising and experience in the local third sector – to join our Board and contribute your skills and experiences – preferably in the local third sector, in Communications and Marketing, HR or Fund Raising.

We are looking to broaden the diversity of representation on our board, and we welcome applications from under-represented groups that reflect the diversity of our local community.

The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of C3SC, and Board meetings are held every three months on Thursday evening between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.  Board members are offered full induction, along with training and mentoring opportunities.

Please click here for the Job Description- C3SC – Trustee Board Member – Role Description.
If you are interested in joining our board please complete the Trustee Application form and our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (this is one of our means of monitoring whether our communications and opportunities have the broadest reach across our diverse population.) The EO Monitoring form will be kept separately and will not be considered alongside your application. Please send the forms back to [email protected].

To find out more about joining the Board, please contact us by leaving a message on 07973725335 or by emailing [email protected].

C3SC is committed to equality and representing the full diversity of the community.


External vacancies

If you are a member of Cardiff Third Sector Council and have any staff vacancies you would like to include here, please email the details to [email protected]

There is a fee of £35 for non-member groups and organisations to advertise on this Vacancies page.

Please see below for changes to advertising volunteering opportunities.

Paid positions

Voluntary positions

Public appointment


Paid positions


 

Gypsies and Travellers Wales  – Part Time Fundraising and Team Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Salary  £30,153 – £32500 p.a. Pro Rata + 6% Pension contribution + 25 days Annual Leave
  • Hours/Days 22.5 per week (with some evening working)
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Start Date:  1 March

This role offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to lead, manage and support our senior team and develop our fundraising income.

You will be responsible for the smooth day to day running of the charity overseeing the fundraising, financial and day-to-day management aspects of GT Wales. You will work with the Trustees to help build on the success of GT Wales.

You will have previous experience of working in the third/voluntary sector, working with disadvantaged groups or in advice and advocacy sector. You will be a skilled bid writer, writing compelling high quality and detailed bids to trusts and foundations in order to reach ambitious voluntary income targets. You will have experience of managing and developing a team, with a collaborative and charismatic management style and experience of engaging and developing relationships with a range of stakeholders internally and externally.

You will be a great organiser who does not shy away from a challenge. Flexible, enthusiastic and highly motivated, you will have great communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a range of diverse stakeholders.

Visit our website to download a job description and application form  https://gtwales.org.uk/fundraising-and-team-manager-vacancy-at-gypsies-and-travellers-wales/


Learning Disability Wales

Looking for 2 new colleagues to join our team.

We want Wales to be the best country in the world for people with a learning disability to live, learn and work and are looking  for 2 new colleagues to join our committed and passionate team to help us achieve this.

  • Innovation Manager (30 hrs pw) £29,967 to £33,713 pro rata LDW Salary Grade 6 + Pension
  • Research and Policy Officer (30 hrs pw for 1 year) £27,229 to £31,216 pro rata LDW Salary Scale Grade 5/6 + Pension

For further details and to apply please see our website.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Rydym am i Gymru fod y wlad orau yn y byd i bobl ag anabledd dysgu fyw, dysgu a gweithio ynddi ac rydym yn chwilio am 2 gyd-weithiwr newydd i ymuno â’n tîm ymroddedig ac angerddol i’n helpu i gyflawni hyn.

  • Rheolwr Arloesedd (30 awr yr wythnos) £29,967 i £33,713 pro rata Graddfa Gyflog ADC Gradd 6 + Phensiwn
  • Swyddog Ymchwil a Pholisïau (30 awr yr wythnos am 1 flwyddyn) £27,229 i £31,216 pro rata Graddfa Gyflog ADC Gradd 5/6 + Phensiwn

Am fanylion pellach ac i geisio, gweler ein gwefan os gwelwch yn dda.


Platfform opportunities 

We work with people experiencing challenges with their mental health, and with communities who want to create a greater sense of wellbeing in the places that they live. Through our projects, we work with thousands of people each year.

We believe that long-lasting wellbeing comes about by understanding how lives can be shaped by traumatic experiences, identifying people’s strengths and focussing on healing. We know we can’t ‘fix’ people, but we can walk alongside people and help where we can on their journey.

We try hard to make Platfform a great place to work, we live our values and mission in everything that we do. If you would like to join the team, take a look at our job vacancies here.

Covid-19 recruitment update: we are now interviewing for all positions once more, however, there may be a delay in interviewing due to current circumstances and interviews are being carried out virtually.

Please click here to see job opportunities


Epitome Consultancy and Training.

Freelance Volunteer Manager.

Who offers 25 years of experience of managing volunteers, 11 of those as Chief Executive of a Volunteer Centre, bringing strategic development and direct management.

This Volunteer Manager can update volunteering policies and procedures, meet with the team to identiy what volunteers are needed, create role descriptions, advertise and match volunteers with projects.

Contracts start at just 10 days per year. To arrange a conversation email [email protected] or call 0758129570


Unpaid roles:



The Birth Partner Project- Trustee Recruitment

The Birth Partner Project is a Cardiff based charity that provides birth partners for women seeking sanctuary who would otherwise face birth alone. We are currently going through a restructure of the charity and are looking for dynamic trustees to help shape our future.

We are looking for dynamic trustees who can really invest time to realise the future of this project.

Details of the role and application process can be found here.


Age Cymru

Chair of Board of Trustees – Voluntary Role

Help us make a difference!

We work to make life better for older people, to deliver positive change, to ensure information and advice is widely available and to enable the delivery of services and support.

Age Cymru is the national Charity for older people in Wales.

Our vision is an age friendly Wales and we’re looking for a Chair with the passion, drive and commitment to help us achieve this.

Our Chair will be an inspirational leader able to champion the rights of older people, with a strong empathy and commitment to the purpose, culture and values of Age Cymru.

If you’re interested in joining the organisation, you can arrange to speak to our Chief Executive Victoria Lloyd by sending an email

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/about-us/jobs/chair/


 

The Beacon Centre

3x Trustee Vacancies

In 2005, The Beacon Centre Trust realised one of our key objectives by opening The Beacon Centre in St Mellons, Cardiff.

For more than a decade, the Centre has served the local area by providing space for a huge range of activities and services including children’s clubs, youth work, toddler groups, lunch clubs, exercise classes, counselling, training, job clubs and much more. The Centre is home to one of the best nursery childcare settings in the city, a number of small local businesses and several churches.

We are passionate about our community. We recognise the value, energy and worth that lies within each and every person in St Mellons, but we also know there are some complex challenges to overcome.

The Trust has experienced a huge amount of change in the last 12 months. While challenging, our trustees, staff and volunteers are hugely excited at the opportunity that now lies before us. As we enter a period of rebuilding and re-imagining, we’re looking for creative, passionate and committed people to join us in helping to shape our future.

The Trustee role is critical to the success of the Trust, responsible for developing our strategy and ensuring our organisation delivers it. Providing expertise, guidance and governance to a small team that will deliver our vision for a world where St Mellons is known as a place of hope; where people live in physical, mental, social, spiritual and emotional wellbeing.

We are looking for Trustees to join our team who have experience in fundraising and income generation, social enterprise and business development, community engagement and development and human resources. Previous trustee experience would be great, but we’re equally happy for individuals to develop in the role.

We’ll consider applications from all backgrounds, you just need to be as dedicated as we are about supporting people in St Mellons. The Beacon Centre Trust is a Christian charity and aims to promote the Christian faith as a key objective. As such the board reserves the right to hold a majority of seats for active Christians to ensure the delivery of this objective.

We are happy to arrange informal conversations for anyone who wants to find out more about the role. For more information, please contact [email protected]


Cardiff and Vale Action for Mental Health (cavamh)

Volunteer Treasurer needed

We are looking for someone who would like to join our Board of Directors at cavamh as a

co-optee, in the role of Treasurer.

cavamh is a local charity operating in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, supporting voluntary sector groups with an interest in mental health, people using mental health services and carers, to have a voice in the planning and delivery of services. We provide information, training and development support and work a lot through networks, groups and activities.

We currently have a range of funding streams, both statutory and charitable.

Scope of involvement

The Board meets bi–monthly and we would like the Treasurer to meet with the Office Manager and Director occasionally between meetings, particularly at year end and in setting out new budgets.

In particular we would like the Treasurer to work with the Board on:

Financial policies and procedures

The financial implications of matters considered by the Board

Work with staff to monitor where appropriate with regard to the Cardiff and Vale Action for Mental Health’s accounts. DBS check required.

Cavamh will be happy to provide an introduction and induction to anyone who is interested in taking up the role.

For more information, please feel free to contact Linda Newton at [email protected]

Tel 029 2022 2000

See www.cavamh.org.uk


Carers Trust

Trustee Vacancy

We are seeking a committed, motivated and highly skilled Trustee to enhance our dynamic, experienced growing Board of Trustees. You will represent the interests of our work in Wales and be a link between the UK Board and our Wales Committee. You will be able to demonstrate:

  • an understanding and commitment to the needs of unpaid carers
  • an ability to play a key role in the continued growth and success of Carers Trust
  • experience of and skills in HR including an understanding of behavioural and cultural change.

You will play a vital role in the oversight of the charity ensuring that it delivers against its charitable objectives, is financially sustainable, has strong governance and safeguards the name and values of the organisation. We welcome applications for those who have experience of a caring role.

If you are interested in the opportunity please refer to the recruitment pack: EnglishCymraeg, or email me at [email protected] for more information.


 Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC)

 Trustees

We are looking for individuals who believe even those experiencing poor mental health should understand their rights and have their voice heard.

ASC pays trustees reasonable travel expenses

Trustees are required to attend five meetings a year in our head office in Cardiff that are held during working hours and are normally around two hours long.

Additionally, Trustees attend an annual away day generally held in September / October.

We positively welcome and encourage applications from all people and particularly those who have experienced mental health issues.

In order to bolster our current Board of Trustees we are particularly interested in receiving applications from those with specific skills and experience in the following areas:

•   Finance

•   Business/Management

Please note that more detailed information on the role of a Trustee is available from the Charity Commission website

Please visit our website https://www.ascymru.org.uk/about/vacancies to download an information pack and application form


Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

Volunteer Car Service (VCS) Driver

The Volunteer Car Service (VCS) is an invaluable part of the Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service. It is made up of a team of dedicated volunteer drivers throughout Wales who use their own cars and give their time freely to assist in transporting thousands of patients to and from hospital appointments such as renal dialysis, oncology and outpatients.

Fore more information on how to become a volunteer driver go here.


Advocacy Support Cymru – Board Members Needed:

We are looking for individuals who believe even those experiencing poor mental health should understand their rights and have their voice heard.

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity that specialises in the provision of professional, confidential and independent advocacy for those eligible in secondary care and community mental health settings.

ASC pays trustees reasonable travel expenses

Trustees are required to attend five meetings a year in our head office in Cardiff that are held during working hours and are normally around two hours long. Additionally, Trustees attend an annual away day generally held in September / October.

We positively welcome and encourage applications from all people and particularly those who have experienced mental health issues.

In order to bolster our current Board of Trustees we are particularly interested in receiving applications from those with specific skills and experience in the following areas:
• Finance
• Business/Management

Please note that more detailed information on the role of a Trustee is available from the Charity Commission website

Please visit our website https://www.ascymru.org.uk/about/vacancies to download an information pack and application form.


Torfaen Voluntary Alliance

Board Member

Torfaen Voluntary Alliance is actively seeking new members to join our Board to strengthen our strategic direction in support of the Third/Voluntary/Community Sector across the Borough of Torfaen and surrounding areas.

The duties of a trustee are:

  • To ensure the organisation complies with its ‘governing document’ – sometimes known as a trust deed, constitution, or articles of association.
  • To ensure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document.
  • To ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives – the charity must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objectives, no matter how ‘charitable’ and ‘worthwhile’ those activities are.
  • To contribute actively to the board of trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets.
  • To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation.
  • To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation.
  • To ensure the financial stability of the organisation.
  • To protect and manage the property of the organisation and to ensure the proper investment of the organisation’s funds.
  • As well as the various statutory duties, any trustee should make full use of any specific skills, knowledge or experience to help the board make good decisions.

Trustee person specification

  • Commitment to the organisation.
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort.
  • Strategic vision.
  • Good, independent judgement.
  • A willingness to speak their mind.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Appreciation of Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

We welcome your interest in our organisation and the inclusion of the Third/Voluntary/Community Sector in shaping the future.

If you require any additional information or an application form, please contact Anne Evans on [email protected] or direct line 01495 742452 who will be happy to assist.


Y Cwmni Siarad

Trustee

Location: Cardiff – One day per month
Salary: Unremunerated

As part of the development strategy YCS are keen to recruit new trustees to the board. The current board mostly consists of individuals with experience in providing psychological therapies. While they welcome applications for membership from all interested parties, they would most like to recruit members with board experience in the not-for-profit sector, with keen financial and business acumen and perhaps an interest in the regulatory aspects of running a third sector organisation. The board meetings take place quarterly in Cardiff Bay/central Cardiff; and also work in sub groups for specific pieces of work outside of these meetings.

If you are interested in joining YCS, please email Julie Dykes (Chair) at: [email protected], with a letter outlining why you would like to join the organisation and what skills, experience and knowledge you can bring to the board.


Voluntary roles

From 1 April 2016, Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) took over the running of the Cardiff Volunteer Centre. Please be advised that the way we advertise volunteer vacancies has therefore changed.

If you are a member of C3SC, please visit www.volunteering-wales.net/organisations/ to register with Volunteering Wales to advertise your organisation’s volunteering opportunities.

There is a short video that talks you through the process of registering.

If you are already registered with Volunteering Wales and have forgotten your login, then click on the ‘forgotten password’ option and you will be able to re-set your password.

If you need support with this, please call us on (029) 2048 5722.

We are delighted to continue supporting volunteering for our members.


Public appointments

A number of Public Appointment vacancies have become available in Cardiff. Click on the links below for more information.

Go here for Welsh Government Public appointments.

To apply

To apply for an appointment, you’ll need to register for an account on the online application system. You can do this easily by clicking on ‘Register’ through the link above, and completing a short registration form.  If you’ve already created an account in the past, simply Log in using the details you originally registered with.

 


Members – Community Health Councils

Do you have an interest in your local NHS? Do you want to improve local health services in your area? Do you have 3-5 days free per month to become a volunteer?

If you answered YES to the above questions, then become a volunteer of the Community Health Councils (CHC) in Wales.

We are looking for people from all walks of life, of all ages. We ensure no eligible candidate receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of: age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or religious affiliation.

The most important requirement is a genuine interest in improving health services for your community. Some key skills which would be useful include: an interest in local health issues, being able to work in a team and with a diverse range of people plus good communication skills.

What are CHCs?
CHCs represent the independent voice of patients and the public who use the health service in Wales. They play an important role in influencing the way services are planned and delivered, to ensure the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for all people in Wales.

What do CHC members do?
CHC members are local volunteers who act as the eyes and ears of patients and the public, visiting hospitals, listening to patient concerns and working with the health service to improve the quality of patient care.

Successful candidates will be given training and support to enable them to carry out their role and any ‘out of pocket’ expenses such as travel will be reimbursed.

For further information on the application process and to apply, please visit Community Health Council appointments or for queries contact the Shared Service Helpdesk on 029 2082 5454 / [email protected]

For further information about CHCs, please contact the Board of CHCs on: Tel: 029 2023 5558 or email [email protected] or visit the website at http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/899/home

A large print, Braille or audio version of this advert can be obtained by request from 029 2082 5454.


Did you know?

You will also find details of other third sector jobs in the Cardiff area on the following websites:

https://www.wcva.org.uk/about-us/jobs
www.recruit3.org.uk
www.jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/jobs
www.charityjob.co.uk/
www.goodmoves.org.uk/

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