We are currently publishing more regular newsletters than usual, packed full of advice and support for the VCS at the current time. You can see our newsletters at http://www.glosvcsalliance.org.uk/newsletter-archive/. If you would like to receive our newsletter, please complete the form on the contact us page or email info@glosvcsalliance.org.uk.

An appeal from Chris Sandys, Communities producer at BBC Radio Gloucestershire

We’d love to use our radio station to share the many good things being done across Gloucestershire to build community and help each other in these unusual times. If your group, organisation, workplace or family are offering support in any way, and you’d like us to share this on the radio, please email me to let me know. My address is chris.sandys@bbc.co.uk. We are currently offering ‘Make a Difference’ bulletins every half an hour, at quarter past and quarter to, sharing offers of help and good news about what people are together achieving.


GRCC – Community Development Officer

GRCC is looking for a dynamic, engaging and inspiring person to join its Community Development Team.  The successful candidate will have experience of working with voluntary and community sector organisations and in a wide range of communities.

You will be working with a diverse range of people and organisations and will need to be adaptable, organised and an excellent communicator in order to engage and work with communities on their projects and ideas.

This is a full-time post (36 hours per week).  You can find the application form, job description and person specification at https://www.grcc.org.uk/work-for-us/community-development-officers. Closing date: 12noon on 27 March.

If you have any queries about this role please contact jobs@grcc.org.uk or call the GRCC Admin team on 01452 528491.  

Positive Relationships Gloucestershire Splitz Support Service – Domestic Abuse Behavioural Change Advisor & Group Facilitator

We are looking for a female Domestic Abuse Behavioural Change Advisor & Group Facilitator for 18 hours a week preferably over 2 days. This rewarding role involves both the delivery of an accredited programme of group work twice a week on two evenings in Gloucestershire and also providing 1-2-1 support for people not suitable or not yet suitable for the accredited programme.

The programme aims to help men to change harmful behaviour by providing a voluntary structured 25 week programme for perpetrators, with an integrated women’s safety worker to provide information and advice to the victims to enable them to live their lives free from fear.

This position will continue to be available until filled. Application packs are available from the website https://www.splitz.org/about-us/join-us/vacancies or by emailing admin@splitz.org.

Volunteer Trustee Vacancies: Stroud Hospitals League of Friends

Stroud Hospitals League of Friends is a long established, well resourced and successful charity which supports Stroud Hospital, Stroud Maternity Hospital, and a number of related local health centres and health related community projects. We are seeking up to three new Trustees to join our board to help shape our strategy, make decisions about our grant-making, and to monitor our financial resources to enable the charity to prosper and continue its significant impact for many more years. We are keen to recruit new trustees whose skills and experience complement those of the current trustees, in particular, though not exclusively, those with a background in a clinical field, community health or social care, PR, media or marketing, a legal background or investment management.

For more information about the role please see https://stroudleagueoffriends.org/uncategorized/volunteer-trustee-vacancy/.

To apply, please send your CV and a short covering letter saying why you would like to join us (no more than one side A4) to info@stroudleagueoffriends.org by 5pm on 31 March.