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Ynysowen Events & Socials are looking for committee members.

Taff Rocks is supporting Ynysowen Events and Socials [YES] with the advertising of this opportunity to become involved in community events and activities.

We are looking for members of our communities who are interested in being part of a growing constituted non-profit group that co-ordinates and creates events in the communities of Aberfan, Merthyr Vale and Mount Pleasant as well as advertising other groups and organisations events on social media.

YES has had the privilege of supporting our community with obtaining funding for the Christmas lights, the summer carnivals and the recent Christmas Crafter's Market and Celebrations. We work in collaboration with various other groups, charities and organisations in Merthyr Tydfil.

The group meets online on a monthly basis to discuss ongoing YES events as well as new ones and are looking for new members to join. If you:

  • Can attend at least six of the 12 meetings per year, up to two hours per month online, mostly from 6pm - Essential
  • Enjoy event planning as part of a team - Essential
  • Have access to Microsoft Teams (free version available) - Essential
  • Have knowledge and skills of financial management - Desirable 
  • Enjoy volunteering at community events - Desirable 
  • Enjoy working with others to a collective goal by deadlines - Essential
  • Are able to multitask - Desirable 
  • Can work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative - Essential
  • Have access to social media - Desirable 

If you think you're up for the challenge, its rewards, making a difference to our community then please contact Janett by email (using the button below) to register your interest or find out more.

The benefits of volunteering:
Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do.

And thinking about how you want to benefit from volunteering is a good start to finding an opportunity that's right for you.

Gain confidence. Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
Make a difference. Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general.
Meet people.Volunteering can help you meet different kinds of people and make new friends.
Be part of a community. Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.
Learn new skills. Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.
Take on a challenge. Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.
Have fun! Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it. 

Registered office:

Smyrna Chapel Community Hall,
Aberfan Road, Aberfan,
Merthyr Tydfil CF48 4QN

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  • Taff Rocks is registered in England and Wales as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Registered Charity Number: 1192749

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