Registered charity providing quality childcare, youth work, community activities, training & support
Our mission is to be a centre for the community to work, learn, socialise and receive the services they need.To be a centre for the community to work, learn, socialise and receive the services they need. Our Vision is to ensure all people in the community have the support and services they need to raise their aspiration, enable personal development to reach their potential and enjoy a sense of wellbeing, leading to positive social change.Why the community needs us
Canolfan Maerdy provides a multifunction community hub, with excellent services, meeting the needs of the community as part of a collaborative effort to regenerate our once vibrant local economy. Its work is focused on the Upper Amman Valley with links and engagement into Carmarthenshire and the Upper Swansea Valley as appropriate.Our impact on the community
280 different people each week access our services. 22 different services are provided through our centre in Tairgwaith with our partners. 140 children aged 0 - 11 years use our children's nursery (we are also a Flying Start setting), through day care, breakfast/afterschool and holiday clubs. We have 230 members of our youth group who enjoy a wide range of activitiesiand young people 'have a voice' through its youth forum.
Volunteer opportunities are flexible and varied. We also particularly need to expand our Board of Trustees and are seeking professionals living locallywith financial, social business, marketing, HR, Health & Safety, ICT, legal and fundraising acumen