We Hear You: Finding your Voice - Annual Event 2019

Tue 12 March 2019 @ All Nations Centre, Cardiff

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is pleased to present details of its Annual Event for 2019. The theme focus is ‘We Hear You: Finding your voice’ with the primary aim of the day being to raise awareness of what advocacy is and how it can help and alongside key partners, how important it is to have your voice heard. 

The event will be targeted towards anyone looking to develop their understanding of what advocacy is and to explore what being heard really means. 

Presenters and sessions will include Advocacy Support Cymru, Samaritans Cymru and Time to Change Cymru. The day will provide plenty of opportunity for discussion and networking. 

The cost for the day is a pocket-friendly £45.00 which includes registration, lunch, refreshments and all event materials. An early bird rate of £35.00 is in place until 21 December 2018. 


Further information can be found by visiting https://www.ascymru.org.uk/training/we-hear-you-annual-event-2019.  Bookings can be made by downloading the booking form on the above page, completing it and returning to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Anyone looking to make multiple bookings (3 or more) for an organisation can contact us to discuss rates. 

Grants of up to £100,000 available through the Justice and Equality Fund’s ‘Now’s the Time’ large grants programme.

Now’s the Time is the second programme from the Justice and Equality Fund managed by Rosa. The programme aims to amplify the voices of individuals and groups who are calling for an end to sexual harassment and abuse, in their workplaces and in their communities.

Women's organisations can make a partnership application for up to £100,000 for activism work in response to the question: 'What would you do to end sexual harassment?'

The deadline has been extended to Monday 17th December at 5pm. Please find attached up-dated information on the fund.


How to apply

It is important that you read our programme guidance and application guidance as both go into further detail about the criteria for applying along with the aims and deadlines for the programme.

We have now hosted two ‘How to Apply’ webinars which introduced the Justice and Equality Fund and went through the fund’s Now’s the Time (large grants) programme, offering guidance on making an application. You can now access the webinar by visiting our website: http://www.rosauk.org/webinars/

You must then complete an online application form with key questions explaining:


  • What you and your partner(s) does
  • How you would use a grant
  • Why you want to take this approach
  • What you expect to learn from this work and how will you share learning
  • Your track record in this field


Visit www.cardiff.gov.uk/budget to find everything you need to know about the budget including:

  • An overview of the Budget Challenge
  • A full list of the proposals
  • Information on how you can get involved

You can have your say on the proposals by:

  • Taking part in the online questionnaire here  
  • Completing a paper copy of the questionnaire, available at local Hubs and libraries.
  • Contribute to the online debate on social media - @CardiffCouncil or @CardiffResCen using the hashtag #cdfbudget

    If you have any queries or would like to request a paper copy of the survey please get in touch by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 029 2087 3706. The consultation closes 2 January 2019.

One of Fusion's cultural partners, Glamorgan County Cricket Club, is looking for a volunteer.

The opportunity is for an individual who could act as a scribe and hopefully post a blog on the Club’s website for a dementia focused initiative. This could be good for someone who’s interested in writing and the blogging world. The first date for their steering group based at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff to draw up the programme of activities is likely to be either the 14th or 21st January. The group would then meet up every three weeks or so.

Please do get in touch with Andrew Hignell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in applying for this role. 

About Fusion

The Fusion programme makes it easier to take part in culture and heritage activities.

They are working in partnership with:

  • museums
  • archives
  • libraries
  • castles
  • theatres
  • housing associations
  • schools
  • volunteering agencies

They demonstrate that culture and heritage can have a huge impact on people’s lives.

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.