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VACANCY: Interlink RCT – Marketing and Communications Officer

Lead on marketing Interlink RCT and communicating with our 650 members. Please apply if you are passionate about working alongside communities, are creative and have experience of promotion and communication.   Post title: Marketing and Communications Officer Hours: 37 hours, […]

VACANCY: Interlink RCT – Wellbeing Coordinator

Interlink RCT is an exceptional employer and we value everyone in our Team and their wellbeing.  We provide a great working environment, rewarding work with people and communities, an 8% non-contributory pension, 30 days annual leave, learning and development and […]

Small Charity Week (24-28 June 2024)

Small Charity Week amplifies, supports and connects small charities right across the UK. Join us to empower your team, access practical support, and make new connections – so you can make an even bigger impact.   What is Small Charity […]

Events

Connecting Communities in Cynon - Interlink RCT

Connecting Communities in Cynon

Following the success of last year, you are invited to join us for a morning of networking, learning and support as you connect with others. Stall holders from Cynon Valley showcasing their group/organisation. This is a great opportunity to link […]

Arwain – Next Steps for coaching for leadership programme

We have several spare places for an exciting new coaching programme interlink are funding for community and voluntary sector leaders, and I would be grateful if any of you can identify any interested parties as we are due to start […]

RCT Green Outdoor Prescribing Network

Join us at the next Green Outdoor Prescribing Network meeting online. Agenda: 11:00am – Welcome & Introductions – Anne Morris, Interlink RCT 11:10am – Green Social Prescribing – Research Prof. Les Baillie, Cardiff University 11:40am – Networking & Padlet updates […]

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VACANCY: Interlink RCT – Marketing and Communications Officer

Lead on marketing Interlink RCT and communicating with our 650 members. Please apply if you are passionate about working alongside communities, are creative and have experience of promotion and communication.   Post title: Marketing and Communications Officer Hours: 37 hours, […]

VACANCY: Interlink RCT – Wellbeing Coordinator

Interlink RCT is an exceptional employer and we value everyone in our Team and their wellbeing.  We provide a great working environment, rewarding work with people and communities, an 8% non-contributory pension, 30 days annual leave, learning and development and […]

Small Charity Week (24-28 June 2024)

Small Charity Week amplifies, supports and connects small charities right across the UK. Join us to empower your team, access practical support, and make new connections – so you can make an even bigger impact.   What is Small Charity […]

Carers Week 2024 – Age Connects Morgannwg

For this year’s Carers Week, we will be sharing case studies and quotes resulting from the recent Amser Unpaid Carers Short Breaks Grant Scheme.   Age Connects Morgannwg: Mrs W who cares for her father who has chronic health conditions. […]

Great Big Green Week (10-18 June 2024)

Background For Great Big Green Week 2024, we developed one unifying theme that ties together all the diverse activities that take place as part of Great Big Green Week. For 2024, ‘Let’s swap together for good’ is our hero theme […]

Carers Week (10-16 June 2024)

National charities join to launch theme for this year’s Carers Week and to raise awareness of 5.7 million unpaid carers across the UK. Today Carers UK and charity supporters have shared the theme for Carers Week 2024, which is ‘Putting […]

Sara Marsh-James – 1st Gilfach Goch / 2nd Tonyrefail Beavers #VolunteersWeek

“I volunteer with the Beavers section of 1st Tonyrefail /2nd Gilfach Goch scouts group. I began volunteering when my son began in Squirrels a little over a year ago. Without people like me volunteering the Squirrels would have had to […]

Annette Nicholls – Rhondda Fach Veterans #VolunteersWeek

Annette created Rhondda Fach Veterans, a veterans group for the patients of Ferndale Medical Centre as a safe and friendly space to meet and share experiences. She started by contacting patients known to the surgery as veterans and worked with […]

Craig Massam – Let’s Talk Men’s Mental Health #VolunteersWeek

In 2018, Let’s Talk Men’s Mental Health (LTMMH) was created in the South Wales valleys with the aim of breaking the stigma of men’s mental health and providing support to those who are suffering.   Shaun Parfitt, Co-founder of LTMMH: […]

Mia Lewis – Role Play Lane #VolunteersWeek

As a Year 9 student, Mia volunteered for Role Play Lane, a not-for-profit children’s centre offering a huge variety of play, education and well-being sessions.    As a volunteer, Mia helped with fundraising, collecting raffle items and promoting the service at […]

VACANCY: Interlink RCT – Community Advice Coordinator

At Interlink RCT we deliver rewarding work with people and communities and are committed to the wellbeing, support and learning and development of everyone in our small team. We provide an 8% non-contributory pension and 30 days annual leave. We […]

Stuart Ball – Sight Life Cymru #VolunteersWeek

My name is Stuart Ball and I am totally and utterly blind due to having Cancer in my eyes as a child. I am currently volunteering for Sight Life, an amazing charity for blind and partially sighted people, which supports […]

Volunteers’ Week 2024 #VolunteersWeek

Volunteers’ Week is a special week earmarked to thank volunteers for all that they bring to their local communities. 2024 marks the 40th Anniversary of Volunteers’ Week, and organisations across the UK will be celebrating from Monday 3 June 2024 to Sunday […]

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [19 April 2024]

Check out the 19 April 2024 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.  

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin [April 2024]

Check out the April 2024 edition of the RCT Wellbeing Bulletin for information on Wellbeing support and activities in RCT: CLICK HERE.  

Interlink Small Grants – Spring and Summer Grants 2024 (UP TO £1,000 AVAILABLE)

Grants of up to £1,000 are available for community groups to fund projects that show strong community involvement and help bring people and communities together. These grants are supported by Ripple Energy through funds generated from the Graig Fatha Wind […]

Taff Ely Wind Farm Community Fund

Grants are available for community groups to fund projects that show strong community involvement and help bring people and communities together. These grants are supported by Ventient Energy through funds generated from the Taff Ely Wind Farm. Grants may be […]

Vacancy: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead

VACANCY: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead (One day per week)

Job title: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead Salary: £6,967 (£34,834 pro-rata) Hours: 7.4 hours Location: Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT)   Interlink RCT is an exceptional employer with a positive working environment, where we value the wellbeing of everyone in our Team. […]

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin - March 2024

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin [March 2024]

Check out the March 2024 edition of the RCT Wellbeing Bulletin for information on Wellbeing support and activities in RCT: CLICK HERE.  

Social Prescribing Day 2024

Social Prescribing Day – 14 March 2024

What is #SocialPrescribingDay?   Social Prescribing Day is an annual celebration of the people, organisations and communities who make social prescribing happen. Since 2019, thousands of local and national organisations, link workers, medical professionals, academics and students have taken part […]

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [8 March 2024]

Check out the 8 March 2024 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.  

Third Sector Dementia Grant Scheme

Grants: A total funding pot of £150,000 pa for 2 years available for projects led by voluntary and community groups/organisations based and working in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil or Bridgend.   Purpose: Combat loneliness and isolation of people living […]

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [23 February 2024]

Check out the 23 February 2024 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.  

Interlink RCT

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Interlink RCT are looking for a Consultant to complete Theory of Change

Interlink RCT are contacting relevant experienced consultants to express an interest in working with Interlink RCT to help develop detailed plans, milestones and outcomes, using Theory of Change, following from the development of our Strategy for 2024-2027. Deadline: 29 February […]

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin - Interlink RCT

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin [February 2024]

Check out the February 2024 edition of the RCT Wellbeing Bulletin for information on Wellbeing support and activities in RCT: CLICK HERE.

Connecting Communities in Cynon - Interlink RCT

Connecting Communities in Cynon

Following the success of last year, you are invited to join us for a morning of networking, learning and support as you connect with others. Stall holders from Cynon Valley showcasing their group/organisation. This is a great opportunity to link […]

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [8 February 2024]

Check out the 8 February 2024 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.  

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [26 January 2024]

Check out the 26 January 2024 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.  

Interlink Strategy 2024-2027

Interlink Strategy 2024-2027

To view the Interlink Strategy 2024-2027, click here.

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin [January 2024]

Check out the January 2024 edition of the RCT Wellbeing Bulletin for information on Wellbeing support and activities in RCT: CLICK HERE.  

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [12 January 2024]

LOTS OF NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AND EVENTS IN THIS ONE! Check out the 12 January 2024 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much […]

Annual Impact Report 2022-2023

Interlink Annual Impact Report 2022-2023

To view the Annual Impact Report 2022-2023, click here.

Arwain – Next Steps for coaching for leadership programme

We have several spare places for an exciting new coaching programme interlink are funding for community and voluntary sector leaders, and I would be grateful if any of you can identify any interested parties as we are due to start […]

RCT Green Outdoor Prescribing Network

Join us at the next Green Outdoor Prescribing Network meeting online. Agenda: 11:00am – Welcome & Introductions – Anne Morris, Interlink RCT 11:10am – Green Social Prescribing – Research Prof. Les Baillie, Cardiff University 11:40am – Networking & Padlet updates […]

Digital Support Surgery for Voluntary and Community Groups

Join us to gain a better understanding of digital ways of working to save time and resources, and improve sustainability. Cwmpas, on behalf of Newid, supports voluntary and community sector organisations with digital support and adoption. Cwmpas will be running […]

DBS Disclosure Eligibility Workshop

Join us for the DBS Disclosure Eligibility Workshop online via Zoom. This workshop is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for engaging with DBS processes and legislation within their organisation. Register now for FREE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dbs-disclosure-eligibility-workshop-tickets-753859202167  

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [15 December 2023]

Check out the 15 December 2023 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.

£5 Million awarded to reduce health inequality in RCT

£5 million has been awarded to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), with the aim of reducing health inequality and improving wellbeing. Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has been successful in its bid […]

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin - December 2023

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin [December 2023]

Check out the December 2023 edition of the RCT Wellbeing Bulletin for information on Wellbeing support and activities in RCT: CLICK HERE.  

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [30 November 2023]

Check out the 30 November 2023 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [17 November 2023]

Check out the 17 November 2023 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.

Interlink Small Grants – Autumn and Winter Grants 2023 (UP TO £1,000 AVAILABLE)

Grants of up to £1,000 are available for community groups to fund projects that show strong community involvement and help bring people and communities together. These projects are supported by funds generated from the Graig Fatha Wind Farm located near […]

Welsh Charities Week – 13-17 November 2023

Welsh Charities Week is back from 13 – 17 November, recognising the amazing work of charities, social enterprises, voluntary organisations and community and volunteer groups in Wales. The last few years have seen the voluntary sector and country as a […]

RCT Wellbeing Bulletin [November 2023]

Check out the November 2023 edition of the RCT Wellbeing Bulletin for information on Wellbeing support and activities in RCT: CLICK HERE.  

Trustees’ Week – 6-10 November 2023

Trustees’ Week is a time for us to come together to celebrate the achievements of nearly one million trustees across the UK. Thank you for the time, commitment and effort you bring to your charities to help them thrive. Throughout Trustees’ […]

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [2 November 2023]

Check out the 2 November 2023 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.

Third Sector Dementia Grant Scheme Round 3

Grants: Grants of up to £21,755 per area are available for projects led by voluntary and community groups/organisations based and working in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil or Rhondda Cynon Taf. Only Regional collaborative bids are expected.   Purpose: Combat loneliness and […]

Children, Young People and Families Network & Review of Youth Work Funding

Join us at YMa for two events! RCT Children, Young People and Families Network in the morning & Review of Youth Work Funding in the afternoon.   If you are attending both events, lunch will be provided. ‘Review of Youth […]

7 Ways to Fundraise on a Shoestring

Join us for ‘7 Ways to Fundraise on a Shoestring’, hosted by fundraising consultant Rosie Cribb from Funding School. Come and learn about some of the most effective ways to fundraise when you are on a budget and gain inspiration […]

RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin [19 October 2023]

Check out the 19 October 2023 edition of the RCT Community and Voluntary Sector Bulletin for training and events, networks, funding and grants, community news, volunteer opportunities, vacancies, and much more: CLICK HERE.