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Women4Resources ROSA UK Project – Call Out for Sessional Worker

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Women4Resources ROSA UK Project –  Call Out for Sessional Worker

We have been successful with our application to ROSA UK ‘Woman to Woman’ and, as a result, are looking for an enterprising, flexible person to expand our work in Swansea who is used to working with women from a variety of  backgrounds, and with community groups.

Project Outcomes:

  1. Organise networking events to engage volunteers and community in activities supporting women and girls, including the environment Centre Green Fayre in November 2018, International women’s Day in March 2019, a pop-up shop and a film group.
  2. Set up systems including finance and communication to make the project effective  and compliant with legislation in our base at the Environment Centre.
  3. Link with W4R networks including the Swansea Africa Link SWANFRICA, and GWEN (Grassroots Women Entrepreneur Network),  mentors, ROSA UK, Swansea Women’s Asylum and Refugee Group, and CAE
  4. To enable around 25 volunteers to be active in the community
  5. Link with trustees of W4R.
  6. Provide meeting places, support and possible mentors for teh volunteers

The sessional worker will respond to changing needs as the project develops

The contract is for 320 hours over a year ( £5440) self-employed.

Send a CV and covering letter to info@women4resources.org, or to the Environment Centre, 1 Pier Street, Swansea SA1 1RY,  closing date May 14,  interview date May 21, 2018

For an informal chat ring 07818 309918

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What a Great Year for Women4Reources

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What a Great Year for Women4Reources

We had such a good year at Women4Resources!

Our Volunteering 4 Skills project enabled us to work with women who might otherwise not have had the opportunity to be part of a grassroots charity supporting initiatives in Wales and Africa. GWEN, the Grassroots Women’s Entrepreneur Network was set up with the support from Santander who funded a worker. We had training and information sessions, mentoring training, a pop-up-shop for International Women’s Day in March. SWANFRICA, the Swansea Bay network of small charities working with partners in Africa really pulled together for our latest event, the Green Fayre organised by the Environment Centre which took place at the National Waterfront Museum. Here’s to realizing many more of our hopes and wishes for Women and Girls all over the world!

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Sustainable Swansea Photo Competition

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This photograph was taken at the Vetch Field Site in the centre of Swansea, and it shows how exotic ordinary courgette plants can look. The Community Gardens and the open space at the site of the former Vetch Football Grounds are a great resource for anybody, but particularly women and children, who live in the Sandfields area. In the summer it is busy with children enjoying themselves on the play equipment or playing ball games. It is also a safe place to meet and sit in the sun with other women for a chat.