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Manchester Deaf Centre Leads Pilot Deaf Volunteer Health Project across Greater Manchester

27 Feb 2013 - 10:05 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester’s largest Deaf Charity, Manchester Deaf Centre is gearing up to empower its D/deaf members to influence local health and social care provision.

The three year project, which is managed by national healthcare charity, SignHealth has been made available following a grant of £592,000 from the Department of Health’s Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund (HSCVF).

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LSEN holding a meeting for organisations interested in bidding for the new ESOL Fund

25 Feb 2013 - 21:38 by walt.crowson

The Department for Communities and Local Government recently launched a competition to discover and support organisations that can deliver community-based English language programmes in the following identified areas of the North West

Bradford, Kirklees, Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Oldham, Manchester, Rochdale, Pendle

This competition is open to all organisations and further information can be found at:

Volunteer Centre Manchester now has its own dedicated training page

22 Feb 2013 - 09:59 by michelle.foster

To see what’s on offer and sign up for courses, visit: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/volunteer-centre/training

Upcoming training includes:
Health Champions - Understanding Health Improvement Level
Introduction to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Volunteers and The Law
Managing Volunteers
Safe Recruitment

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Volunteer Centre Manchester - Some Good News!

7 Feb 2013 - 12:06 by michelle.foster

In December 2012 Volunteer Centre Manchester achieved its accreditation from Volunteering England.

This means we are now officially recognised as the Manchester centre as we have provided evidence that we comply with all six core functions to the required standard based on the track record which has been built up in the last 12 months.

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Volunteer Centre Manchester - Appointment Bookings

7 Feb 2013 - 12:05 by michelle.foster

Booking appointments with Volunteer Centre Manchester for your clients or organisation

If you have clients who wish to volunteer, please contact us beforehand to make an one to one appointment with our Development Workers.

As we are a small team with large numbers of volunteers being referred to us, we need to ensure that we have enough staff to cover one to one sessions.

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Volunteer Management Committee Member Opportunity at Chorlton Youth Project

29 Jan 2013 - 13:38 by michelle.foster

Chorlton Youth Project works with young people throughout Chorlton in South Manchester to help them engage in positive activities and learn skills such as team building, confidence and respect.

Through the provision of space to meet in the evening and a daytime service for children on the verge of exclusion from school, Chorlton Youth Project works with some of the most ‘hard to reach’ young people helping them to find their place in society and improve their general health and wellbeing. Chorlton Youth Project also run a summer playscheme for younger children each year.

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CRB Changes from September 2012

24 Jan 2013 - 11:31 by nicola.shanahan

 This voluntary sector briefing paper is aimed at managers who are responsible for safe staffing within voluntary sector organisations. It will also be of interest to practitioners (including volunteers) working with children, young people and families. It is designed to inform you of the current changes to CRB systems and to highlight key messages for voluntary sector organisations. The First part of this document refers to children and young people. The second part of this document refers to adults.

Manchester International Festival are recruiting volunteers

24 Jan 2013 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

Manchester International Festival (MIF) are looking to recruit around 400 volunteers aged 18 and over from all over Greater Manchester.

The festival is in its 4th year now and returns from 4 – 21 July 2013, showcasing extraordinary and original work from the world’s leading artists across the spectrum of performing arts, popular culture and visual arts.

MIF are looking to recruit volunteers, whose invaluable support helps to make the Festival a success. There are a variety of roles for all skill levels, from front of house to backstage and marketing to administration.

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