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All Learning, Skills and Employment

The Art of Feedback

How many times in your personal or professional worlds are you faced with the challenge of giving or receiving feedback? And how many times have you been left disheartened, downbeat or even devastated by some well-intentioned yet poorly phrased or framed comments aimed at helping you to improve?

7 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF

Creating 'wow' moments for your supporters

We spend a lot of time on planning our supporter journeys, but not a lot of time on the content. This course will go through a tried and tested formula of how you can consistently create 'wow' moments for supporters (across all types of fundraising) that inspire, connect and make people feel great about giving.

Course Trainers

20 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF

Social Investment - Is it right for you?

Social investment is the use of repayable finance to achieve a social as well as a financial return and is seen as an alternative option explored by charities and social enterprises as a way of financing their work.

Investors will expect their money back but are also interested in the social impact created by the work that you are doing.

12 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Big Heart Skills - Media, PR & Podcasting

We are pleased to be collaborating for our third event with the Big Heart Skills Network!
This time we will be looking at getting your message across and exprloring a range of methods to give you clarity of communication, take the fear out of using a range of methods and tools, plus create cost effective ways to increase your profile.

13 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00
Innospace Business Incubator, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD
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Launch - Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester

4 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:00

Low incomes and high costs mean many people are struggling to put food on the table, and a healthy, balanced diet is even further from their reach. There are now over 170 food banks and other social food providers across Greater Manchester and it is time for a more coordinated approach to ensure no one goes hungry.

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Gathering Stories

Stories stir the imagination and connect people and organisations to each other. They are a powerful tool to increase the profile of and engagement with your charity. 

If you would like to build on your existing skills and think about new ways to tell stories, this course is for you.

This course is aimed at anyone in a Manchester voluntary and community sector group who would like to increase their skills and use of storytelling in their work. This could mean telling the story of your service users, volunteers or your organisation.

Learning objectives

3 April, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers

FREE Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers in and around Manchester
Join us for a free workshop to learn how to use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator, Grants Search tool and website to support people who are struggling to get by financially.

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Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help for people who are struggling financially.
Our free workshops are for staff and volunteers who are working with people who are struggling to get by and will teach attendees:

20 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30
The Nowgen Centre, Manchester
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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

To book please visit our training website:

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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

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The University of Manchester Freedom to Work workshops

11 Jan 2019 - 09:54 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester and Business in the Community would like to invite you to a series of workshops that will help you to understand what you need to do next to get a good job that is right for you.

The University of Manchester is the largest employer in Manchester and is keen to help people from all walks of life to benefit from the jobs that are available at The University and with their business partners.

Jobs are available in sectors including: Hospitality and catering; Building and facilities management; Construction; Business administration and more.

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