Posts Tagged ‘WCVA’

Join Cynnal Cymru as we support the #lovevolunteering campaign

Valentine’s Day is approaching and what better way is there to share the love than to tell us what you love about volunteering! In celebration of #lovevolunteering campaign, the Cynnal Cymru team are reflecting on their own volunteering experiences, sharing the positive benefits gained from an individual, business and community perspective. If you volunteer or […]

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Launch of #iwill4nature Campaign Putting Young People at the Centre of the Year of Green Action

2019 is the Year of Green Action, which is an opportunity to encourage connection to the natural environment and collective action to improve it. One year ago the UK Government published “A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment”, setting out its approach to protect and improve the environment and demonstrate leadership […]

#iwill week – Call for Businesses to Support Young People into Social Action

#iwill week runs between 12-16 November and is a fantastic opportunity for businesses in Wales to show their support for youth social action among 10-20 year-olds. This includes activities such as volunteering, campaigning and fundraising, all of which create benefits to businesses, to communities and young people themselves. At the core of the #iwill campaign […]

Announcing….a new round of Volunteering Wales Grants!

A new round of Volunteering Wales Grants is launching on 12 September, with opportunities for project funding of up to £20,000 for activity from 1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020. Volunteering Wales Grants is a scheme funded by the Welsh Government to promote and improve volunteering in Wales. The scheme is administered by Wales […]

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WCVA | Nominations are now open for the Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2018

Do you know of an inspirational individual or group that has made a real difference to their area or to the lives of others? Recent data from the Third Sector Data Hub shows that 28% of people in Wales volunteer. If you know someone who goes above and beyond to donate their time to a good cause, […]

The Journey of Volunteering – a Volunteers Perspective

As part of #iwill week, Georgina from Melin Homes shares her story of how volunteering helped her to develop her skills confidence and experience to land her first job with Melin Home. Cynnal Cymru member Melin Homes is a leading Housing Association in south east Wales providing affordable homes for tenants in South East Wales. As […]

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LIVING WAGE FOR WALES HOURLY RATE INCREASES TO £8.75

24% of workers in Wales are still earning less than the Living Wage for Wales. 15,117,264 in extra wages has gone into workers’ pockets in Wales since the voluntary movement started in 2011. The independently calculated rate reflects rise in cost of living  The Living Wage Foundation have today announced the new Living Wage for Wales of £8.75 […]