Developing your Volunteer Programme

Posted on December 13, 2017

The Code of Practice for Involving Volunteer’s is an excellent benchmark for
embedding best practice in managing your volunteers. Join us at this friendly and
informal session to find out how your organisation can shape up! Join us at this
friendly and informal session to find out how you can best meet the listed criteria
and embed best practice.

Wednesday 21st February 2018 9.30am (10am start) – 4pm finish

41-43 Station Road, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8BP (above Porter’s cafe)

Cost: £30 for members / £45 for non-members / £60 for private and statutory

For more information contact CVSC – 01492 534091 /

High Sheriff awards 2018

Posted on December 7, 2017

High Sheriff Awards 2018 – Nominations


The High Sheriff Awards nomination process for 2018 has begun. The High Sheriff Awards, launched in 2013, are to recognise outstanding contributions made by individuals or voluntary / community organisations or groups (with a charitable aim) to their respective communities.


The winners will be presented with their awards at an event to be held at Ruthin School on Friday 16th March 2018.


The closing date for the submission of completed nominations is noon on the 31st December 2017. Please find nomination forms attached to this email and return the completed forms to .We also ask that you distribute this information amongst your own networks so that everyone is given the opportunity to make their nominations


“The High Sheriff’s Award Ceremony is an opportunity to acknowledge and highlight some of the outstanding work done by the thousands of people who give their time selflessly to so many good causes”.


Volunteering Stories

Posted on November 27, 2017

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.

Draft PSB Well-being Plan

Posted on November 24, 2017

If you would like to give your views on the Well-being Plan, you can do so until the 22 January 2018 by either clicking on the draft Well-being Plan or through our online survey below.

If you would prefer to complete a response on paper or have any additional accessibility requirements, or if you would like further information about the consultation, please contact or 01492 574059.

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.

PSB Autumn Bulletin

Posted on November 10, 2017

Please find attached the PSB Autumn bulletin for your information.

Families First Small Grants Scheme – application period extended

Posted on November 9, 2017

CVSC recently promoted a Families First Small Grants scheme which was set up to support the Family Centre Action Research Pilot Conwy County Borough Council is developing in the east of the county.  Please click on the links below to find out more about the Family Centre development.

The work or activities you provide might already be supporting children and families but you would like to be able to do more. You could be eligible to apply for a small grant to do this, and in return help inform what is needed to make a successful Family Centre.   Please note, if you already receive Families First funding from Conwy County Borough Council, you will need to apply to the Council.

Invitation to apply

Funding application form

Eligibility criteria and guidance notes

Family Hub Information Sheet_

Briefing Paper_Early Intervention and Prevention Project

Health Social Care & Well Being Voluntary Sector Network Meeting 30 November 2017

Posted on November 7, 2017

Join us for the usual catch up and hear about what is happening in the area. Check out the agenda to see the mix of presentations including one about the Health Board’s commissioning priorities in relation to the third sector.  Agenda


As ever the meetings are open to all who have an interest in the health and social care agenda, all that we ask is that you let us know if you are attending so that we can make sure that we have enough refreshments. If you wish to join us please let Geraint – or Ann –  know. Thank you.

Impact report 2016-2017

Posted on October 24, 2017

CVSC Autumn 2017 Magazine available now!

Posted on October 24, 2017

Read it now using the download link below!


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