C3SC Vacancies


C3SC Finance Officer

NJC Scale Point 21 £18,638 - £20,138 perannum: (Pro rata,28 Hours per week)

Term: Permanent

Job Purpose:The Finance Officer will support Cardiff’s Third Sector Council to deliver a quality infrastructure support service. The successful candidate will be highly organised, motivated, efficient and courteous – providing comprehensive finance support to C3SC’s Senior Management team and Board, and providing timely and clear information. Excellent IT, communication and problem solving skills are needed and an ability to prioritise and work well within a team.

As an organization, we understand the value of supported learning within our workforce, offering training and development opportunities for all staff.

 To download an application pack, please visiC3SC Current Vacancies

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Sheila Hendrickson-Brown on 029 2048 5722 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications by CV will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12 noon 6th December 2018

Interview dates: 17th December 2018

Cardiff Third Sector Council strives to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities in which we work.

Job share will be considered.


Trustees needed at 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?  

C3SC is the infrastructure organisation for the Third Sector in Cardiff. Our mission is to champion and strengthen local Third Sector organisations – charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises – and to achieve our vision of a strong, diverse and vibrant Third Sector in Cardiff.

We currently have vacancies on the Board of Trustees, and members of C3SC are welcome to apply. We are particularly looking for people with a strong financial background. The role is voluntary (we pay out-of-pocket expenses) and will require attendance at four Board meetings and four sub-group meetings a year, plus training opportunities will be available. 

If you would like to be involved in supporting the governance and strategic development of Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC), please email Sheila Hendrcikson-Brown at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. outlining the skills and interests you can bring to the organisation. You can download a trustee role description and application form here. On our website you will also find information about joining us as a general member.

C3SC aims to challenge discrimination and promote equality and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We're looking for a third sector representative to sit on the Early Intervention and Prevention Steering Group (under Families and Young People Programme Board).

We believe that equality for all is a basic human right and actively oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. We celebrate the diversity of society and are striving to promote and reflect that diversity within our organisation.


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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 roles 


Recovery 4 All


Responsible To: Gambling Services Senior
Hours of Work: Variable, dependant on availability
Based: Cardiff (with supervision and team meetings in Bristol)
Salary: £12:75 per hour (+ holiday pay)


To take the role of Counselling Practitioner within ARA’s Gambling Services. Providing individual counselling, by telephone and face to face for clients affected by problem gambling. Working to ARA’s Gambling Service Guidelines, providing counselling interventions for self-referred clients to the service.

For further information on working as a counsellor for Ara’s Gambling Service, please contact Amanda Gilroy, Gambling Services Senior, by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Romani Cultural and Arts Company

Project Workers

The Romani Cultural and Arts Company is looking to hire 2 x part time Project Workers who have experience of working with the Gypsy & Traveller Communities and  knowledge of Gypsy & Traveller issues. The project is designed to engage with children on 4 Gypsy and Traveller sites across South Wales over a three year period. Its purpose is to:

  • bring arts-based projects to children in Gypsy and Traveller communities
  • build confidence; and
  • support local communities (working with local community groups etc) to take responsibility for the continuation of activities for children started under this project

The successful applicant will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service certification.

Salary: £10,185 – £10,596 (16 hours per week)

Salary: £5,093 – £5,299 (8 hours per week)

(We would like to encourage applications from the Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Community)

Applications to be received by 12 noon on Monday 10th December 2018. Applications will not be accepted after this time and date.

Please download the application form and job description from the Romani Cultural & Arts Company website.

Follow this link for more information:http://www.romaniarts.co.uk/job-opportunity-2/


Action for Children

Campaigns and Public Affairs Advisor – Wales

Location: Cardiff

Hours: Permanent, Full-Time (working 35 hours a week- flexible)

Salary: Circa £30,400 per annum

Up to 7 weeks leave (including bank holidays) 

The role

You will be working alongside the National Director and the Wales Leadership Team on the political influencing work of Action for Children in Wales. 



Lleoliad: Caerdydd

Oriau:   Parhaol, Llawn Amser (35 awr yr wythnos- hyblyg)

Cyflog: Tua £30,400 y flwyddyn

Hyd at 7 wythnos o wyliau (gan gynnwys gwyliau banc)

Y swydd

Byddwch yn gweithio ochr yn ochr â'r Cyfarwyddwr Cenedlaethol a Thîm Arwain Cymru i ddylanwadu'n wleidyddol ar ran Gweithredu dros Blant yng Nghymru.


The Friendly Trust

Part time Trust Officer - 3 days weekly - £13,500

 Responsible to: The Coordinator 

Main purpose of Post: The post holder will give advice and support to vulnerable people, their families and carers on the current and future management of their finances. She or he will be responsible for a case load of service users who need support to manage their financial affairs. He or she will assist the Coordinator and the Management Committee in the fulfilment of The Friendly Trust's aims and objectives and will undertake such duties as may be reasonably requested from time to time by the Coordinator to whom she or he shall be accountable.
To find out more about The Friendly Trust and how to apply, please go to 




Unpaid roles


The Dusty Shed


The Dusty Shed is a registered charity and has now been running for two and half years. In that time the Shed has a running workshop and with the creative help from the volunteer members, have made a range of items from bird boxes, restoring furniture, stylish pens, and Christmas trees. We’re about social connections and friendship building, using the knowledge and skills of older people.

We have a number of trustees stepping down and therefore we are looking for a range of people to step in and take their place. You do not need to have experience in community development or special skills, other than a commitment to the principles of the Shed and the time to be able to get involved. However, we would appreciate people with experience in fundraising, finance, IT, and practical workshop skills to join the trustees.

If this appeals please do get in touch for a coffee and a chat.
Please contact George Keane - Dusty Shed Development Officer on 029 20003132.
For further info:
- http://www.thedustyshed.org.uk/
- http://www.mensshedscymru.co.uk

Y Cwmni Siarad


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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with a letter outlining why you would like to join the organisation and what skills, experience and knowledge you can bring to the board.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Chair of Management Committee

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity providing bereavement support, advice and information to children, young people and adults. Cruse, Cardiff and the Vale provides these services free to all residents in both areas and the trained bereavement support workers are all volunteers as are the members of the Management Committee. The Management Committee is looking for a new Chair from the beginning of 2018. Details of the role can be obtained from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Relief Support Workers, Cardiff and Swansea - The Wallich

The Wallich is a Wales-based charity working with homeless and vulnerably housed people to find the support which will help them to live safer, happier and more independent lives.

Hourly rate: £7.25

To provide cover as and when required. 

Visit www.thewallich.com for an application pack.

Relief Workers - BAWSO

Bawso is an All Wales voluntary organisation providing specialist services to black and minority ethnic (BME) women, men and children made homeless through a threat of domestic violence or fleeing domestic violence. Bawso’s work extends to providing support to BME women confronted with forced marriage, threatened honour killing, Female Genital Mutilation, prostitution and human trafficking.

Casual hours: Providing essential temporary cover on a casual basis.
Relief Workers needed in all areas across Wales including: Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Wrexham, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly and Torfaen
Pay: £8 per hour

For an application pack, please visit www.bawso.org.uk or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: (029) 2064 4633.
Exemption sought under Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Women only need apply. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. Please note that we do not accept CVs alone and application form will need to be completed.

Closing date: ongoing.

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.

Appointment of 2 Members – Natural Resources Wales (Welsh Essential)

Appointment of 3 Members – Natural Resources Wales

Appointment of Members - Welsh Food Advisory Committee

Appointment of Welsh Language Commissioner


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 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information about CHCs, please contact the Board of CHCs on: Tel: 029 2023 5558 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 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:




Have you thought about volunteering? There are hundreds of opportunities available for you to develop your experience and contribute to the valuable work that many third sector organisations do, across Cardiff and beyond. You will find a huge variety of opportunities on Volunteering Wales's website at http://www.volunteering-wales.net/