Human Trafficking Event Educates and Empowers Community

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” With this well-known quote from Edmund Burke, Ivan Swartz (CEO of Valcare) opened the very dynamic human trafficking training day held last week in Paarl. This training jointly hosted by Ezrah Community Training and Development NPC and Valcare as part of the Drakenstein Child Protection Programme was a collaborative effort to raise awareness about human trafficking. In light [...]

By | November 4th, 2019|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

From the CEO: Valcare Team Volunteers as Youth Mentors

At the beginning of 2019, I wrote this blog about the potential of having new year’s resolutions that really matter. We called it #RealResolutions. At Valcare, we work with community projects on a daily basis, but much of our work are behind the scenes or behind a computer. So, as a team we made a #RealResolution to personally volunteer our time to directly serve at one of our member nonprofit organisations during 2019.  After doing [...]

By | October 29th, 2019|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Training Schedule for Nonprofits 2020

** Important Notice: Please note that due to Coronavirus (Covid-19), the training schedule topics have been adapted and will be presented online via Zoom. For enquiries, please contact admin@valcare.org.za. As part of Valcare's capacity building benefits to our member organisations, we present affordable training sessions to nonprofits in the Cape Winelands. These morning workshops are hosted in Paarl and aim to up-skill managers and employees in all areas of running a successful nonprofit organisation. Who [...]

By | October 28th, 2019|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Watch | Valcare #RealHeroes Video: Vanessa’s Story

Get involved You can become one of South Africa's #RealHeroes too. Become a Social Investor Donate financially Donate gifts in kind Volunteer your time Become a member Pray with us Click here to find out more.

By | July 8th, 2019|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Proteas of the Valley 2019 | Honouring Inspirational Women

They are strong, selfless, brave and kind. They are caring, humble and encouraging. Just like the local Protea flower - these women flourish despite harsh, dry and mountainous terrains. Women form the backbone of our community. August is National Women’s Month and Valcare is once again honouring the fierce females who make the Paarl valley and surrounding areas a better place. They are the Proteas of the Valley. We’re talking about the hope carriers, [...]

By | July 1st, 2019|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Podcasts

World NGO Day: The Value of Nonprofit Organisations Ivan Swartz, CEO of Valcare Leani Jansen van Vuuren, PR & Communication Manager of Valcare Cape Talk Radio Interview Click here to listen Valcare's Objectives and Goals Ivan Swartz, CEO of Valcare RSG Radio Interview Click here to listen 16 Days of Activism: Reporting Child Abuse Jolanda van der Lingen, Relationship Manager of Valcare Mariëtte Jacobs, Managing Director of Ezrah Community Training and Development RSG Radio [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Noticeboard|0 Comments

10 Ways to Raise Awareness for Child Protection Month

The month of May is Child Protection Month in South Africa and this year child protection week is celebrated from 28 May to 4 June 2019. Here are 10 ways of  how your organisation, church or business can celebrate the value of children and create awareness for child protection during May. 1. GO GREEN FOR AWARENESS The Green Ribbon was adopted by the National Child Protection Committee in 1994 and symbolises life and growth associated with [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Valcare Vacancy: Programme Coordinator

Valcare is a Not for Profit Company (NPC) based in Paarl, Western Cape, with a vision to activate and enable social change in community. We do this through community engagement, needs analysis, strategic interventions and coordinated efforts with key stakeholders, with programme management and delivery forming a vital aspect of these operations. Valcare seeks to employ a full-time Programme Coordinator in a permanent position, to oversee and manage aspects of intervention programme development and delivery. The key duties and [...]

By | December 12th, 2018|Noticeboard|0 Comments

Training Schedule for Nonprofits 2019

Part of Valcare's capacity building initiatives is to present basic and affordable training sessions to nonprofit organisations in the Cape Winelands. These morning workshops are hosted in Paarl and aim to up-skill managers and employees in all areas of running a successful nonprofit organisation. Who may attend the Valcare training sessions? All registered nonprofits and charitable organisations are welcome to attend the training although Valcare members get preferential rates for these sessions. What is the [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments

Valcare Membership Network Benefits

Valcare has a thriving membership network with hundreds of like-minded organisations and projects in the Cape Winelands, which contribute to and gain from our collective efforts to activate and enable social change. But why should you become a member? What's in it for you? Here are a couple of Frequently Asked Questions and a list of benefits that will help your organisation. Who can become a Valcare member? All NPO / NGO / [...]

By | November 1st, 2018|News, Noticeboard|0 Comments