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Volunteer Recruitment Grant to Support the Homelessness Contact Service

10 Jul 2017 - 14:17 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council wishes to commission a service that will recruit, train and coordinate a team of volunteers who are experts by experience, including people with lived experience of homelessness, to support the Homelessness and Housing Options initial contact service. Manchester City Council

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Fabulous Fan Fayre - raise unlimited funds for your community group through a new opportunity

7 Jul 2017 - 12:03 by jack.puller

Are you interested in raising unlimited funds for your community group through a new opportunity? If so come along to an information event to find out more.

Date: 1 August 2017
Time: 11:00am – 13:00pm (lunch and refreshments provided)
Address: Etihad Stadium, Ashton New Road, Manchester

Working in partnership with Fabulous Fan Fayre - Macc are inviting local VCSE groups to an open day to explore how not for profit organisations can raise funds in a unique and exciting way.

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Spirit of Manchester 2017 – The Roadshow

3 Jul 2017 - 10:07 by michelle.foster

Come and join us at our FREE events celebrating Manchester’s community spirit with FUN, FILMS & FOOD!

7 July Moston Miners Arts 5pm - 8pm
14 July Activity and Lifestyle Centre Wythenshawe 1pm - 4pm
21 July Community on Solid Ground, Whalley Range 6pm - 8.30pm
26 July Northmoor Community Centre Longsight 12pm - 3pm
4 Aug Klondyke Social Club Levenshulme 5pm - 8pm

We are limited to how many we can cater for so please book by calling Michelle on 0161 834 9823 and tell her which event(s) you'll be attending.

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Manchester Volunteer Advice Project free training for volunteers

27 Jun 2017 - 14:38 by michelle.foster

Do you want free training for your volunteers?

Manchester Volunteer Advice Project (MVAP) could deliver what you want

This course is suitable for any volunteers in roles working with the public

It has been developed to enable volunteers to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to carry out a range of roles.

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Age UK Manchester are looking for Information and Advice Service volunteers

23 Jun 2017 - 11:37 by michelle.foster

Age UK Manchester are looking for volunteers to help within their Information and Advice Service. Available roles include generalist advisors, telephone advisors, benefit advisors and benefit form filling advisors. Full training and support will be given as required. Age UK Manchester

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Eileen Jackson – Age UK Manchester

7 Jun 2017 - 13:49 by guest.blogger

Our seventh Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Eileen – a volunteer with Age UK Manchester.

"Age UK Manchester (formerly Age Concern Manchester) is an independent charity working with and for older people across Manchester.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Beca, Al and Marie – Volunteers at Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH)

6 Jun 2017 - 10:52 by guest.blogger

Our fourth, fifth and sixth Volunteer's Week Spirit Stories come from Beca, Al and Marie who all volunteer with Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH).

"MASH supports women engaged in prostitution (sex work). Last year MASH supported 884 women.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Hannah Affleck – Volunteer Mentor for City Year UK

5 Jun 2017 - 16:36 by guest.blogger

 Our third Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Hannah – a volunteer with City Year UK.

City Year UK is a youth social action charity, challenging 18 - 25 year olds to give a year in their local community supporting students and schools in disadvantaged areas across Greater Manchester.

City Year volunteers give their time 4 days a week at a local school as tutors, mentors and role models, supporting students both in and outside the classroom.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Molly Wright – Telephone Support Line Call Handler for NAPAC (The National Association of People Abused in Childhood)

1 Jun 2017 - 16:28 by guest.blogger

Our first Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Molly – a volunteer with NAPAC who supports the organisation as a Telephone Support Line Call Handler.

NAPAC helps adults that have been abused in childhood; their main area of work is to offer a Telephone Support line that provides support to adult survivors of child abuse. NAPAC also provides support via e-mail and they pride themselves on answering every call or e-mail they receive individually.