C3SC Vacancies

Opportunity to chair the infrastructure organisation for Cardiff charities

Cardiff Third Sector Council, the County Voluntary Council in Wales’ capital city, is looking to appoint a new chair of trustees.

We are looking for an inspirational Chair to lead the organisation at an exciting time for the organisation and the third sector as changes in the environment require new relationships and present new challenges and opportunities for the third sector and infrastructure support organisations.  Our Chair will have the experience, commitment and drive to lead, represent and champion the purpose and values of Cardiff’s third sector.

C3SC is the membership organisation and umbrella body for all not for profit voluntary groups, community organisations and social enterprises - collectively known as the Third Sector - working or based in Cardiff. Founded in 1979, and taking on responsibility for Cardiff’s Volunteer Centre in 2016, our aim is to support the third sector and volunteering to thrive.

Download the application pack here

The closing date for applications is 25th June 2018 at 5 pm

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..

Cardiff Third Sector Council supports equal opportunities. 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 appointment


Paid roles

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Project Manager, Big Lottery Funded Wellbeing Workshops.

Salary: 18 Hours per week, £16,720, per annum.

Location: Cardiff

Duration of contract: 1 year

A chance to work with a new Social Enterprise for Single Parents called Single Parents Wellbeing CIC. That offers a positive compassionate approach to mental health with Single Parents in Cardiff. We are running 5x 6 week workshops to offer proactive solutions to the main issues that arise for single parents.

We promote that the single parents we work with are super heroes and help them to tackle isolation loneliness and their wellbeing. We support them to engage  with a community where their thoughts and feelings are understood and heard.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for full job description and application pack.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 15th June


Tenovus Cancer Care

IT Support Officer

Salary: £19,000
Location: Cardiff
Hours: Permanent, 35 hours
 
You’d be great for this job if you’re a natural people person who enjoys helping people to resolve their IT issues. You’ll be amazing at prioritising your work, multi-tasking and be a true IT professional who can explain ‘tech-speak’ in a way that people understand. Of course it goes without saying that customer service is something that you take great pride in whether that’s face to face, on the phone or email.
 
Find out more and apply online via the Tenovus Cancer Care website
 
Closing date is midnight 28th June 2018

BAWSO

Assistant IPA (Independent Personal Advisor)

Salary: £17,000 per annum
Location: Cardiff
Hours: 35 per week
Fixed term contract up to 31st March 2019, subject to funding)
 

The worker will be responsible for supporting the IPA team to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic and sexual abuse and wider VAWDSV issues. Delivering a range of early intervention and prevention work, intensive support, accommodation based support and group work.


Closing Date: Monday 18th June 2018


For and application pack and information on the above post, please refer to:
Web: www.bawso.org.uk or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Tel: 02920 644633


BAWSO

Refuge Warden

Salary: £14,600 per annum pro rata (FTE 35 hours per week)
Location: Cardiff
2 to 4 shifts per week in 9 per week, from 7pm to 7am, Monday to Sunday & 7am to 7pm Saturday & Sunday
Fixed term contract up to and including 31st March 2019, subject to funding.
 
The worker will be responsible for working with Triwriaeth team to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic and sexual abuse and wider VAWDSV issues. This role involves working Nights and weekend. The post holder will be expected to work 2 to 4 shifts per week in 9 per week, from 7pm to 7am, Monday to Sunday & 7am to
7pm Saturday & Sunday providing high quality support and accommodation service to women and children and undertake accommodation health and safety duties and checks and when required.
 
Closing date: Monday 18th June 2018
 
For an application pack and information on the above post, please refer to:
Web: www.bawso.org.uk or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Tel: 02920 644633

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 Chair to Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group

Appointment of Chair - Health Education & Improvement Wales

Appointment of Member - Welsh Food Advisory Committee

Appointment of Member - Welsh Food Advisory Committee (Welsh Essential)

Appointment of Chair - Interim Youth Board


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:

www.wcva.org.uk/jobs
www.recruit3.org.uk
www.jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/jobs
www.charityjob.co.uk/
www.goodmoves.org.uk/

    

Volunteering

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/