Elinor and Eleri LinkUp and BME pic 2018Swansea is fortunate to have two Big Lottery projects, Link Up and BME Skills, providing free opportunities for businesses to boost their skills, and make a real impact in their community.

Both projects are looking to recruit mentors from the private sector with specific skills that could strengthen third sector groups.

If you, your family or friends work in the private sector (business) and feel your skills could be of real benefit to a local charity, read on for more.

These opportunities will provide you with the chance to:

  • Test out your skills in a new setting
  • Develop a strategic understanding of the local third sector
  • Equip yourself with additional experiences to help you achieve your next promotion
  • Gain satisfaction of your involvement and skills contributing to a third sector group reaching its full potential
  • Deepen your understanding of your customer base
  • Fulfil your corporate social responsibility requirements
  • Create free, positive media coverage for your business
  • Develop new connections and networks
  • See the value your participation has on the organisation and the wider community

The projects offer:

  • Free training, ongoing support & reasonable expenses
  • Professional mentoring experience for free
  • Knowledge of the third sector and potential partnership opportunities
  • Time-limited, risk- free volunteering opportunities for your teams
  • Personal development opportunities to increase the skills-base within your teams

Big Lottery logo - Sept 2017For further information please contact:

BME Skills Project Officer Eleri Williams [email protected] / 01792 674840 / @BMESkillsProject
Link Up Coordinator El Evans - [email protected] / 01792 544025 / or click here for the Link Up webpage