C3SC Vacancies

Two volunteer roles at C3SC

Cardiff Third Sector Council was set up in 1997 to support and represent the third sector in Cardiff, helping to drive good practice and provide a voice for this vital, vibrant and innovative sector.

We are seeking to appoint motivated and committed people to the following post:

The Administration Assistant will support a friendly team in Cardiff Third Sector Council's offices in Cardiff Bay. General duties include: working from our database to organise and tidy files, contacting organisations to ensure their documentation is up to date as per requirement, supporting with day-to-day office administration work, including answering the telephone, emails and updating our membership spreadsheet. Excellent IT, communication and planning skills are needed and an ability to prioritise and work well within a team.

To download the role description and volunteer application form, follow the link above.

The Cardiff Volunteer Centre Assistant will support a small, busy but friendly team in the Cardiff Volunteer Centre by signposting organisations and volunteers to appropriate opportunities. Excellent IT, communication and planning skills are needed and an ability to prioritise and work well within a team.

To download the role description and volunteer application form, follow the link above.

If you have any questions regarding either of these roles, please contact Mair Henry 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.  

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.

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 Mair Henry 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 appointments


Paid roles

BME Mental Health Support Worker - Diverse Cymru

To provide help and support to BME people experiencing mental ill health, enabling them to sustain independent life in the community.

Salary: £9,648
Hours: 18.5 per week

For more details and application form please visit: https://www.diversecymru.org.uk/bmemhsupportworker

Closing date: 28th April 2017. Interviews: 10th May 2017.

Cyflogaeth Ymgysylltu & Swyddog Aseswr Datblygiad - Horn Cymdeithas "CIC"

Ariennir Loteri Fawr
Cyflog: £ 19,430 gros p/a
Oriau: 35 yr wythnos
Lleoliad: Caerdydd
Tymor : 36 mis sefydlog

Ar gyfer pecynnau cais, cysylltwch â: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Y dyddiad cau  ar gyfer ceisiadau: 17:00 Dydd Gwener, 28/04/2017. Bydd cyfweliadau yn cael eu cynnal ar 09/05/2017

Employment Engagement & Assessor Officer - Horn Development Association “CIC”

Big Lottery Funded

Salary: £19,430 gross p/a
Hours: 35 per week
Location: Cardiff
Term: 36 months fixed

For application packs, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm Friday, 28/04/2017. Interviews will be held w/c 9/05/2017.

Cycling and Fitness Instructor - PedalPower

Job title: Cycling and Fitness Instructor
Hours: 14 hours a week
Salary: £21,000 per year (plus pension contribution) (pro rata)
Accountable to: Changing Gear Development Officer
Terms of employment: Funded until June 2018 with possible further funding being sought

As the post will include working with vulnerable adults, a Disclosure and Baring service check will be required.

Main purpose of post

The role is to lead on the cycling and fitness aspects of the Changing Gear Project, which will support some of the groups and communities who are least likely to undertake exercise to improve their health and wellbeing. They include people with mental health issues, people with chronic conditions, older people and women from BME communities. It involves running cycling taster sessions, undertaking cycling training, supporting individual fitness programmes and organising and supporting community cycling groups. Changing Gear is funded by the Big Lottery People and Places Programme.

The project areas of benefit are Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and RCT.

Find out more on the PedalPower website.

Closing date: 1 May 2017.

Facilities Administrator - WCVA

Location: Cardiff Bay

Summary: to assist with the provision of administrative services to WCVA properties at Baltic House in Cardiff Bay, Morfa Hall in Rhyl and in Aberystwyth.

Find out more at http://www.recruit3.org.uk/9229

Closing date: 5 May 2017 at 5pm.

2 vacancies with Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

Closing date: 15 May 2017. Interviews: 23 and 24 May 2017. Project start date: 3 July 2017.

Senior Public Affairs & Policy Adviser (COM170) - Royal College of Physicians

Salary: £34,061 - £45,415 per annum
Location: Cardiff Bay
Hours: 35.00
Benefits: for more information about our benefits please view the job description
Job Type: fixed-term   
Salary Band: Grade 5, £34,061 - £45,415 per annum
Full Time, 6 month fixed term contract (maternity leave cover, with possibility of extension)

Do you want to help shape the future of healthcare in Wales? 

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the RCP’s policy and public affairs work in Wales, and position the RCP at the forefront of health debates in Wales. You will use your excellent influencing and networking skills to make sure the voice of hospital doctors is heard at the highest level in Wales – whether it’s in the National Assembly, within Welsh Government or across the Welsh NHS. Working with some of the country’s most senior doctors, you will develop the RCP’s messages on the big issues facing the health service in Wales, from tackling obesity to improving patient care.

Find out more at https://jobs.rcplondon.ac.uk/VacancyDetails.aspx?VacancyID=382

For more information about the role and benefits please view the job description and person specification.

For informal enquiries regarding this role please contact the Recruitment team via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Closing date: 15 May 2017. Interview date: 25 May 2017 in Cardiff.

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.

Relief Project Worker - Llamau (REL05)

Location: In particular, Newport, Maesteg, Caerphilly and Risca areas

Salary: £7.53 per hour with a £30.12 sleep-over allowance for the sleep-in

Closing date: ongoing

Visit www.llamau.org.uk for an application form.       

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.


Trustees - Diverse Cymru

Diverse Cymru is growing the Board of Trustees and are looking for fresh ideas, skills and experience to help guide the development and shape the future of a unique Welsh charity.

They pride themselves on their inclusive recruitment process and organisational culture and, as such, welcome and encourage applications from people from minority groups and traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

It is an exciting time to join the Board as Diverse Cymru continues to grow in stature and reputation across Wales, from the grassroots to Government levels, and they are seeking applicants with a broad range of skills to give our Board a truly strategic overview of the organisation and the third sector.

Find out more at https://www.diversecymru.org.uk/trustee/

Public appointments

Member: Victims and Survivors’ Consultative Panel - Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 28 April 2017.

Appointment of Non executive Director to Transport for Wales

Appointment of Non executive Director to WGC Holdco

Find out more at www.wales.gov.uk/publicappointments

Closing date: 3 May 2017.

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/