The BME Skills Project is a 3 year project, funded by the Community Fund in Wales. It is a partnership between the Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team Wales (EYST), Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC), Swansea Council for Voluntary Service (SCVS) and the Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham (AVOW). The project is funded until December 2020.
The BME Skills Project is about "helping BME community groups to reflect, learn and grow with the support of skilled volunteers mentors"
Project Officers will provide ongoing support to BME community groups and organisations to complete an organisational health check using the most appropriate health check for each organisation
The BME Skills Project will recruit a diverse range of individuals with skills and experience in the public, private and academic sector (professionals, graduates and students) who will provide help and assistance as either Volunteer Navigators or Specialist Volunteers .Volunteers will be matched to BME community groups and organisations according to their skills, experience/expertise and interests
The project covers, Cardiff, Swansea and Wrexham. There are Project Officers based within C3SC, SCVS and AVOW.
If you are a volunteer or a BME Community Group in one of these area please get in touch!
For more information for volunteers please see below
For Organisations & Community Groups