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Volunteer Centre Manchester

Volunteer Centre Manchester provides information, support and training to Manchester residents who want to volunteer.

We also support Manchester based organisations who want to recruit volunteers, need help and advice.

Manchester Directory

Find a community group or voluntary organisation in your area in our Directory of Voluntary and Community Groups.

Hire our meeting rooms

We have excellent rooms available in different sizes to suit your needs at affordable rates.

We can provide refreshments and all the equipment you require for your meetings. There are discounts available for members Read more

Community Reporting

Why not become a Community Reporter or see how you could use Community Reporting with your service users. Have a look at the benefits of becoming part of the network of Community Reporters and some of the work we have already done.

Also see what training we offer in both Community Reporting and all aspects of marketing.

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2019

Our Spirit of Manchester Awards 2019 will be open for nominations on 1 March 2019! Not long to wait! All the information on how to make a nomination will be available on our website here. Take a look at all the winners from 2018 here

Data Protection and GDPR

Data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018. You should start preparing now for changes that GDPR will require to your current policies and procedures. We’ve put together some resources to help, view the resources here

Greater Manchester Older People’s Network

The aim of the Greater Manchester Older People’s Network (GMOPN) is to inform and influence Greater Manchester strategies that affect older people. Membership is open to all older people living in Greater Manchester. Find out more and get involved here

Skill Givers

Skill Givers links local voluntary and community groups, charities and social enterprises who support their community to get active, with skilled volunteers from business through employer supported volunteering.
We are looking for groups who deliver services in the M40, M9, M8, M4 and M11 areas of Manchester and would like support to build their capacity, sustainability and effectiveness in the community, through short-term volunteering opportunities. Find out more here

Welcome to Manchester Community Central. This portal provides Manchester's voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs 

Latest News

14 Feb 2019

Skill Givers is an employer supported volunteering project. The aim is to connect employers who offer...

4 Feb 2019

The next VSA will be a Leadership conference and the Macc AGM

You don’t have to be a CEO or senior manager to ‘do’ leadership.  We’re not...