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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 Powys.  See more

Independence of Older People - Wales Audit Office Study

Wales Audit Office national project is looking at the issue of how local councils support the independence of older people. The main study question that they are seeking to answer is: Is there evidence that councils are working effectively to manage the demand for social care and health services f

Charity Commission: Free Self assessment tool against Fraud

The Charity Commission has urged larger charities to test their resilience against fraud with the help of a free self-assessment tool. The 29-question Self-Assessment Fraud Resilience (Safr) Tool, designed by accounting firm PKF Littlejohn, allows charities to establish how well they are protected

Funding News

Powys Funding group?

The Institute of Funding Cymru is holding a meeting facilitated by PAVO on 17th March at 2pm, at their office in Ddole Road.The purpose is to see how the Institute of Funding Cymru can best use its support from its current Lottery funded project to support organisation in Powys improve and ...

NEW Awards to address Social Problems - Stephen Lloyd Awards

We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. ~ John W Gardner New awards to address social problems The aim of the awards, in line with Stephen's own approach, is to help create success by finding and nurturing innovative ideas and ...

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Volunteering News

Cruse Bereavement Care - Recruiting Volunteers

Cruse Bereavement Care - Powys Area is recruiting volunteers to work with the bereaved The Awareness in Bereavement Care Foundation Training Course Commences 18th April 2015 For further details & an application form Please Contact; Martin Jones, Area Administrator at Cruse Bereavement Care ...

PAVO Awarded the Investing in Volunteers (liV) quality mark.

Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO) have been awarded the Investing in Volunteers (IiV) quality mark. The UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management. Investing in Volunteers (IiV) is the UK quality standard for all organisations which involve volunteers in their ...

Job Vacancies

Nest Job Vacancy

Partnership Development Manager Closing Date: 3rd October 2014 Issue Date: 23rd September 2014 Location: South West Wales Starting salary: £21,323 per annum (pro rata for this fixed term contract) Reference: GN 929 This is a home based, fixed term post to 31 March 2016 with the Energy Saving ...

Powys Notice Board

Do you need help with Book-keeping or Payroll?

It’s vital to have accounts that are clear, simple and don’t send people to sleep! PAVO offers book-keeping and payroll services to voluntary organisations in Powys. The book-keeping service includes recording payments and receipts, drawing up income and expenditure accounts, advice on financial

Plas Dolerw Newtown - Office Space available

Plas Dolerw, Newtown The Trustees of Plas Dolerw are seeking a new tenant for a medium sized office, becoming vacant from March 2015. Plas Dolerw provides office accommodation to a good mix of charities with current tenants comprising PAVO, Wales PPA, A Voice for You, Cruse (Bereavement Care), ...

Meetings and Events

Reforming local government: power to the people

Wednesday 11 March 2015 at the Media Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Llandrindod Wells On 3 February 2015 the Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews AM, published a White Paper which set out the Welsh Government's ambitious plans for the future of Local Government in Wales.The White Paper ...

CYPP - Team Around the Family Launch Event

You are invited to the Team Around the Family Launch Event Monday 30th March 2015 10:30am-1:00pm at Council Chambers, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells The TAF Co-ordination Team (formerly JAFF) is re-launching with a new name and a new look! Please come and join CYPP to celebrate and to find out ...

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PAVO provides training courses on all aspects of running community groups and voluntary organisations ... find out more

Powys Transport Training Agency provides transport related training courses and information ... find out more

Powys Mental Health Team

The Powys Mental Health Team provides information, support, representation networks, advice and training to the Third Sector on any aspect of mental health services in Powys ... find out more

Children and Young People

A network for organisations and groups who support, help, play and work with children, young people and their families, helping them to share good practice, work together and link to the CYP Partnership ... find out more

Health, Social Care & Wellbeing

Have your say and keep informed about how the Third Sector contributes to Health and Social Care services in Powys ... find out more

Community Transport

Community Transport meets the transport needs of communities where these needs are not or cannot be adequately met by public and/or commercial transport ... find out more

Community Development

PAVO's team of Development Officers can provide you with practical support to help develop your community group or voluntary group and its activities ... find out more

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