Rhyl Flats Community Fund

Posted on October 26, 2018

Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm, operated by Innogy Renewables UK Ltd has made funding available for community projects across parts of the North wales coastline.

The fund is now administered by CVSC.

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Conwy County Borough Council’s Social Care Commissioning Strategy

Posted on October 8, 2018

Please follow this link to the Council’s Social Care Commissioning Strategy for 2018 – 2021

http://www.conwy.gov.uk/en/Resident/Social-Care-and-Wellbeing/Policies-Plans-and-Reports/How-we-Commission-Services.aspx 

 

Future Generations Newsletter – September 2018

Posted on October 8, 2018

Future Generations Newsletter

Appointment to North Wales Community Health Council, Third Sector Member Nominations

Posted on October 3, 2018

  • Are you currently part of a third sector (voluntary) organisation in the Conwy area? (You may be a volunteer, on the board, a member of staff or a carer)
  • Would you like to make a positive difference and influence local health services for the benefit of local people?

The Welsh Assembly Government is seeking to appoint volunteer members to the North Wales CHC. CHCs are the public’s independent ‘watchdog’ of the National Health Service in Wales. They represent the public interest and play an important role in influencing the way that health services are planned, delivered and improved.
CHC members are volunteers and their role is to act as the eyes and ears of patients and the public, listening to their concerns and working with the health service to improve the quality of patient care. The North Wales Community Health Council was established from 1 April 2010 with the following Local Committees:

Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Wrexham and Ynys Môn.

As a Member of the CHC you will be expected to commit between 21 and 35 hours per month, arrangements of which can be agreed between you and the CHC. Members are not paid but are able to claim remuneration costs and expenses. Please note, you must be a trustee, employee or volunteer with a third sector organisation operating in the Local Committee (local authority) area concerned.

Each Local Committee will have three third sector places, nominated by the relevant County Voluntary Council. The CHC is looking for people from all walks of life – 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 and understanding of local health issues; being able to work in a team and with a diverse range of people; and an ability to listen to others and exchange views.

For more information please contact: wendyjones@cvsc.org.uk

This will enable you to apply to be nominated. You will receive an application pack and application form.

Third Sector Information for Applicants

CVSC Summer 2018 Magazine available now!

Posted on August 6, 2018

Read it now using the download link below!

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Good Practice in Volunteer Management – CAIS Achievements with CVSC support

Posted on April 5, 2018

Good Practice in Volunteer Management – CAIS Achievements with CVSC support

Claire Jones, Volunteering Manager with CAIS, was new to involving volunteers when she met with Ceri Jones, CVSC Volunteering in September 2014. Support was readily available from CVSC and Claire was provided with an array of good practice information sheets and links to online sources. Of particular value was information on quality assurance in terms of the Investing in Volunteers (IiV) standard, of which there are 9 guiding indicators of good practice.

read more here

Job Opportunity – Playing out Co-ordinator

Posted on March 28, 2018

Please see below advert regarding a job opportunity working for Community and Voluntary Support Conwy (CVSC) co-ordinating the Summer Playschemes across Conwy county. Please note that this post is fixed term post – 11th June 2018 – 10th September 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to build upon the success of the playschemes from previous years. The post holder will receive a full induction and training suitable for the role.
 
For more information about this post or for an informal discussion please contact Gareth Stacey on 01492 523 857 or garethstacey@cvsc.org.uk
 
If you are interested in this post please complete the application form below and return to: email: garethstacey@cvsc.org.uk, or post 7 Rhiw Road, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL29 7TG.  The closing date for applications is the 18th April 2018.

Conwy People Partnership March 2018 Newsletter

Posted on March 22, 2018

Please follow the link for the latest edition.

March CPP Newsletter 2018 A Final

Volunteering Stories

Posted on March 20, 2018

Here at CVSC we like to show what volunteers do to help our organisation. Take a look at our new volunteering stories for Philip who volunteers with us here at CVSC and Teigan who is part of our Cash4Youth Panel.

Philips volunteering journey

Teigan’s volunteering journey

Keep an eye out for new volunteering stories on our Volunteering section – Volunteering Stories.

Community Navigation service

Posted on November 15, 2017

Please see below the recently produced film about the Community Navigation service commissioned by Conwy West Cluster.

https://youtu.be/DnPgFpCgFLQ

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