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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteers' Week 2017; Events and Activities from Volunteer Centre Manchester (1 - 7 June 2017)
A very happy #volunteersweek from Volunteer Centre Manchester!...