Archive for November, 2010

Carers’ Rights Day Provides Support and Advice for Carers

Friday 3rd December is Carers’ Rights Day. For information and a chat with someone who understands, you are welcome to call in at one of the carers’ drop-in cafés organised by the Vale of Glamorgan Council:

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New role of Business Development Officer provides opportunity to work with Crossroads Care

An exciting new role of Business Development Officer has been created at Crossroads Care. The job will give the right person the opportunity to  lead, manage and deliver the fundraising strategy and secure funding for a group of five Crossroads Care schemes that work across South Wales.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of securing donations and grants from various sources including lottery, trusts, foundations and by way of tender and procurement processes, have strong strategic, organisational, communication, presentation, writing and IT skills, and the ability to use initiative flexibly and creatively.

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Training pays off as Jo completes Snowdonia Marathon Challenge

Jo tackles the mountainous course

26.2 miles is a long way to run, but when you add some strenuous climbs, waterlogged off-road tracks, rain and a hailstorm, the road can seem endless.

These were the conditions faced by Jo Hendry, Crossroads Care in the Vale’s Counsellor, on Saturday 30th October when she took part in the Snowdonia Marathon.

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