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Manchester Cares – Phone a friend referrals are open

15 Apr 2021 - 15:44 by michelle.foster

manchester cares logoAfter a temporary break, Manchester Cares Phone-A-Friend programme is now back open for referrals. Manchester Cares would love to meet anyone over 65 who you work with who you think may benefit from a little extra company.

Phone A Friend is for those living in the City of Manchester who might be isolated, not able to get out as much anymore and benefit from a meeting a new friend over the phone.

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Transport and social exclusion in the North of England

15 Apr 2021 - 15:34 by michelle.foster

transport for the northTransport for the North (TfN) is launching a new research programme to understand the links between transport and social exclusion in the North of England. As part of this, TfN are asking charities that work with communities affected poverty, deprivation, and social exclusion in the North to complete an online survey.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Core Funding

9 Apr 2021 - 09:29 by michelle.foster

lloyds bank foundation logoLloyds Bank Foundation fund small and local charities, investing in their work helping people overcome complex social issues across England and Wales. Lloyds Bank Foundation support charities with an annual income of £25,000 to £1 million with a proven track record of helping people on a journey of positive change through in-depth, holistic and person-centred support.

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The Greater Manchester Wellbeing Toolkit

9 Apr 2021 - 09:28 by michelle.foster

gm wellbeing tooklit imageThis toolkit has been developed by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership for the benefit of our health and care workforce, including colleagues in the NHS and social care, as well as those in the voluntary sector, those delivering health and care services in the private sector and our unwaged workforce too.

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Thyme for Growing: it makes sense – Gentle volunteer gardening for the over 50's

9 Apr 2021 - 09:23 by michelle.foster

gardening imageRyder Brow Community Allotment Society is offering a gentle gardening volunteering workshop for the over 50's. Beneficiaries will be guided in designing and creating a sensory garden, no previous experience is required. It is hoped that the attendees will be motivated for weekly visits to maintain the garden.

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DCMS publishes Volunteering During Coronavirus guide

9 Apr 2021 - 09:20 by michelle.foster

dcms logoThe Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a new GOV.UK guide: Volunteering during coronavirus (COVID-19) aimed at members of the public who are currently, or are interested in, volunteering during the pandemic. It sets out clearly, in chapters, everything people need to know to be able to volunteer safely.

It includes advice on:

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Services Manager (Adults) at Gaddum

Gaddum is seeking a dedicated and engaging leader to oversee elements of client services for those aged over 18. The post holder will ensure people who need support can access it, when they need it and hold all of us to account against our Clinical Governance requirements. Qualified in Social Work, or other relevant community, health and social care qualification, the post holder will have a demonstrable history of delivering or overseeing community programmes in diverse populations.

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35 hours per week
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£32,029 per annum
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Gaddum House and other sites as required
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Services Manager (Children and Young People) at Gaddum

Gaddum is seeking a passionate and committed leader with a thorough awareness and background in children and/or youth services in voluntary settings. The post holder will ensure people who need support can access it, when they need it. Qualified in Social Work, Youth Work or other relevant community, health and social care, the post holder will have a demonstrable history of delivering or overseeing community programmes to children and/or young people in diverse populations.

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35 hours per week
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£32,029 per annum
Location: 
Gaddum House and other sites as required
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Juggle, dance, create! The Owl and the Coconut

27 April, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

This one hour Zoom session will give you space to chill out and have a creative play and mess around with whatever art materials you have to hand, even if that is the back of an envelope and a ball point pen.

In the workshop, Gemma will guide you through mindful meditations and simple art making to move from the busyness of the mind to the expansive, restful space of the heart connecting with your creative playful side.

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