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Campaign to change people's negative perception of Young People

30 May 2013 - 17:30 by sarah.gilston

 The Manchester Youth Council is running a campaign to change people's negative perception of Young People.

To promote this campaign and get young people involved they have decided to run a competition to promote their campaign, and have designed a poster to promote it.

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Young People's Support Foundation - New Thursday night Drop in

29 May 2013 - 12:44 by michelle.foster

Student Action are running a new Thursday night Drop in at Young People's Support Foundation with Volunteers. The service is for 16-25 year olds and runs from 6.30 to 8pm at City Centre Project.

Clients can prepare for the weekend by popping in for a quiz, team building activities and access to help and advice on a range of issues including housing, health, families, employment and many other things. It's free, it's informal and it's fun.

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8 things you should know about the Voluntary Sector in Manchester...

17 May 2013 - 14:02 by michelle.foster

1. In 2012/13 there were 3,093 community and voluntary organisations, co-operatives and social enterprises in Manchester

2. In 2012/13 the total income of the sector was £477 million

3. Medium and large organisations receive 95% of the total sector income

4. 1,987 organisations are micro (with an annual income under £10 thousand)

5. There are 94,300 volunteers in the sector

6. Volunteers give 370,000 hours each week

7. The contribution of volunteers in the sector is valued at £332 million each year

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State of the Sector 2013

10 May 2013 - 16:25 by Mike Wild

This morning I was in the happy position of being able to present our new research into the state of the voluntary sector in Manchester. It has been a long-held ambition of mine to be able to show the full extent of the enormous contribution which voluntary organisations, community groups, social enterprises and the community work of faith groups make to the city. 

Manchester City Council Youth and Play Fund

10 May 2013 - 15:18 by Nigel Rose

The Youth and Play Fund is now at the stage of contract negotiation. All successful groups have been informed of how much they have been awarded. Based on reports that Macc has received (from successful organisations) all groups have received less than they applied for, ranging from small cuts of 5% to 33% or more.

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Join the Talent Match Youth Panel

3 May 2013 - 13:54 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Youth Network are looking for new members to join the Talent Match Youth Panel

What is Talent Match?
Talent Match is a new programme funded by the Big Lottery that will provide different projects across Greater Manchester for young people who are not in education, employment or training to move towards becoming employed.

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Family Action's Manchester Young Carers Forum - Young Carers and school survey

24 Apr 2013 - 15:38 by michelle.foster

Family Action's Manchester Young Carers Forum (MYCF) have recently been involved in a national Family Action campaign about young carers and school, entitled ‘Be Bothered’. As a result of this involvement the Forum have decided to undertake their own research, in the form of a survey, into young carers at school in Manchester aged between 8 and 18.

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Greater Manchester Youth Network are looking to recruit Trustees

11 Apr 2013 - 16:17 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) supports young people and youth involving organisations to participate, develop and achieve; with a focus on volunteering and social action. The organisation is part-way through the process of becoming a registered charity, which has included the stepping down of three executive board members. This has opened up the exciting opportunity to join the Board of Trustees, who oversee the development and running of GMYN.

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Youth in Action - Youth in the World

11 Apr 2013 - 16:09 by michelle.foster

The European Commission has published a new Call for Proposals for projects to promote cooperation in the youth sector between ‘Youth in Action’ programme countries and partner countries that are not neighbours of the European Union. This includes, for example, countries from Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean, Pacific and Asia.

Non-profit organisations working in the youth sector may apply for grants of up to 80% of eligible project costs to a maximum of €100,000. There is a total budget of €3 million this year.

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Co-op Young Members Board - Recruitment

11 Apr 2013 - 12:11 by sarah.gilston

The Co-operative was founded in part by five inspiring and determined young people and the impact of their innovation led to the creation of a global movement of shared and equal ownership that has fairness and honesty at its heart.

“We want to ensure that young people continue to drive the Co-operative forward in the future and so we are on the look out for the next generation of pioneers to join The Co-operative Young Members’ Board, which will help to shape the future direction of all of our businesses.”

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