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Introduction to Youth Work - 6 week training programme

Introduction to Youth Work (ItYW) is a six session training programme that will develop your understanding and skills relating to youth work. 

Each session provides an introduction to a different aspect of youth work, including both theoretical and practical applications in a range of youth work settings. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you choose.

Sessions are:

15 January, 2019 - 17:30 to 19 February, 2019 - 20:30
GMYN, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE

Refugee Awareness Training

A two hour new refugee awareness session delivered by Annabelle Britton - British Red Cross.

Aimed at anyone who wants to raise their awareness because they have a general interest or would like to support refugee and asylum seeking people to volunteer at their organisation. 

The session will:

28 February, 2019 - 10:30 to 12:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

How you can help in Manchester this Christmas!

13 Dec 2018 - 15:39 by shanna.lennon

My two colleagues and I have just come from dropping off donations at  Emmeline’s Pantry. Here at Macc we decided that one of the ways we could practice what we preach is by supporting a local Christmas Appeal, we asked for suggestions and picked at random. Emmeline’s Pantry was the name that came out of the hat.

Volunteer Mentor opportunities - Refugees and Mentors

8 Jun 2018 - 14:17 by cheryl.mcalister

Nurse. Construction Worker. Accountant. Mum. Business owner. Farmer. Dentist. Student - just some of the lives people led before they were forced to flee their home countries and become refugees. Lives defined by work, education or family.

If you live in Manchester, Salford or nearby and have lots of UK work experience - in any sector - you can apply to be a volunteer mentor to make a difference to refugees' employment prospects.
In Greater Manchester unemployment is 4.9%* compared to around 44%* for refugees.

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Join the (Manchester) Volunteers' Week 2018 Planning / Working Group

16 Mar 2018 - 08:09 by jack.puller

"Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1 - 7 June every year."

The volunteer centre marks Volunteers’ Week annually with events and activities in Manchester: issuing certificates, delivering training, marketing campaigns, volunteering fairs etc.

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