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Free Traineeship Programme for 19-24 year olds

1 Jul 2021 - 13:32 by michelle.foster

community revivalCommunity Revival is offering a traineeship programme. The programme is for anyone who is 19 to 24 years old to start the programme as soon as possible. English and Maths are part of the functional skills.

ESOL (135hours), or English (55hours), and Maths (55 hours) entry three or above.

Essential Digital Skills programme(45hours).

Vocational NCFE customer Service Unit 30 hours

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Survivors welfare advice project

1 Jul 2021 - 13:27 by michelle.foster

child action poverty groupThe Survivors Welfare Advice Project (SWAP) is a free nationwide service run by Child Poverty Action Group.

SWAP advise professionals working with domestic abuse survivors on issues relating to their benefit claims and entitlement.

The project will also gather evidence of systematic problems with the welfare system faced by survivors to help inform their policy and legal work.

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Kooth survey

1 Jul 2021 - 13:24 by michelle.foster

koothKooth Plc provides digital mental health services. Kooth are inviting men between the ages of 26 - 45 years old from ethnic minority backgrounds to share their insights and experiences of mental health support.

Kooth want to understand how they could improve and develop their service for men from diverse ethnic minority backgrounds between the ages of 26-45 years.

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Funding bulletin July 2021

1 Jul 2021 - 10:29 by michelle.foster

macc logoInformation for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Sustainable Futures Fund – Round two

25 Jun 2021 - 09:49 by michelle.foster

princes trustIn partnership with Greater Manchester Combined Authority, The Prince’s Trust are seeking to fund locality specific projects that can deliver targeted pre-employment courses for groups of young people that will act as a pathway into a job or apprenticeship within growth or foundational sectors.

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Call for VCSE Representatives on Manchester City Council Domestic Violence and Abuse Partnership Board

25 Jun 2021 - 09:46 by michelle.foster

manchester city councilManchester City Council is seeking three VCS representatives to represent the interests of domestic abuse victims, the interests of children of domestic abuse victims and the interests of charities and voluntary groups that work with victims of domestic abuse. The recruitment and selection process is being carried out by Macc.

The role of the representatives is:

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Pathways Digital Inclusion Course

24 Jun 2021 - 11:57 by michelle.foster

breakthrough ukThis is a new course from Breakthrough UK to support disabled people to become digitally included, which begins on 1 July in Wythenshawe. Those who complete the 8 week course will receive a free Chromebook.

The course is for Manchester residents, aged 18 or over who identify as disabled and are digitally excluded.

Referrals need to be submitted by 28 June by calling 0161 234 3950 or text 0793 994 4232.

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Life as an LGBT+ young person in 2021 survey

24 Jun 2021 - 11:55 by michelle.foster

survey imageThe Positive Identities team at Barnardo’s are excited to announce the launch of their survey, ‘Life as an LGBT+ young person in 2021’, which coincides with Pride Month.

It’s open to any young person aged 13-19 in England, who identifies as LGBT+ and/or who is questioning their identity.

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Macc Equality Survey

23 Jun 2021 - 14:41 by michelle.foster

maccMacc is reviewing our equalities and inclusion approach. We have been wanting to do this work for some time and while COVID-19 has disrupted so much over the last year, we believe this work is important and so we are now starting this as lockdown measures are easing. In the light of the increased focus on tackling racism, we want to make sure we are playing our part in that movement as best we can.

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