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Vocational Employability Arts Programme Online Employability Course

15 Oct 2020 - 14:12 by michelle.foster

tandem theatreTandem Theatre are very excited to launch their VEAP (Vocational Employability Arts Programme) online the week starting 19 October. Through taking part in the course, participants will use their creativity to gain skills and achieve two Level One Employability Qualifications.

The programme consists of weekly sessions via Zoom on

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Community Centres, services and activities re-opened #2

In October we ran a very similar webinar to this and heard from two local groups who have re-opened some of their services and activities. There was space for attendees to share common successes, resources and learning as well as struggles and uncertainties. 

We listened to what you said was helpful and are now responding to the request to hold another of these sessions with this date in November.  

4 November, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
Online

Funding and Development Officer (Small Groups) at Bury Voluntary Community and Faith Alliance

This role requires an individual who is passionate about making a difference within Bury, who want to support a range of community groups within the borough of Bury and its diverse communities.

You will work directly with community groups identifying funding opportunities, supporting groups to write funding applications/bids, advise on issues of governance along with helping to set up new groups and link them to broader services of Bury VCFA and social prescribing team, The Beacon Service

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35 hours (full time) or 18 hours (part time)
Salary: 
£21,000 - £23,000 (pro rata part time)
Location: 
Bury
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Operational Manager at Diversity Matters North West

Tasks:
To manage a small team of staff and undertake all administrative responsibilities in conjunction to this ensuring that training and development opportunities are available to enhance performance and to achieve the Charity’s aims. To support the Senior Management Team with HR related administration tasks including policies, procedures and strategy planning. To ensure that the organisation employs the right balance of staff in terms of skills and experience.

Hours: 
20 hours per week
Salary: 
£28,000 per annum, pro rata
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Chief Executive (CEO) at Bolton CVS

The Board of Trustees are looking for their next Chief Executive. Bolton CVS has evolved over the last 5 years and the Board of Trustees are looking for the right person who can shape their strategy for the future, remaining totally focussed on their role as Bolton’s local infrastructure organisation and providing funding, services, support and connectivity for Bolton’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.

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35 hours per week
Salary: 
£44,000 per annum
Location: 
Bolton
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Kickstarter Manchester: The 7 day start up challenge

8 Oct 2020 - 13:38 by michelle.foster

The Kickstarter Manchester programme will support residents living in any of the boroughs of Greater Manchester who would like to explore the idea of starting their own business. The 7 day start up challenge launches on 15 October, is fully funded and is run online. 

Day 1 
Morning – Launchpad 11am-12pm

Welcome and Introduction. Live on zoom, meet your expert mentors, set some 7 day targets, network with other Greater Manchester residents looking to start a business

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Race inequalities in the workplace

The coronavirus pandemic is now known to disproportionately affect particular people more than others.

Marking Black history month, Acas has released a new webinar that explains the law around race and discrimination, how coronavirus has affected BAME people and how workplaces can support race equality. This free webinar will:

28 October, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00
Online

Race inequalities in the workplace

The coronavirus pandemic is now known to disproportionately affect particular people more than others.

Marking Black history month, Acas has released a new webinar that explains the law around race and discrimination, how coronavirus has affected BAME people and how workplaces can support race equality. This free webinar will:

27 October, 2020 - 10:30 to 11:30
Online

Manchester Adult Education Services new Digital Skills Courses

1 Oct 2020 - 14:29 by michelle.foster

maesAnyone with no or low digital skills will be able to work towards essential digital skills qualifications.

The Manchester Adult Education Services (MAES) accessible courses will support you to develop your digital skills for work and everyday life.

Courses include:

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 - What does wellbeing mean to you?

25 Sep 2020 - 15:53 by helen.walker

The LAB Project delivers courses in employability and wellbeing, and in lieu of the Covid-19 crisis, has had to adapt quickly to take these online.

Courses run Monday to Friday over two weeks; and with the aim of exploring what wellbeing means to those that take part. This is supported through the use of different creative activities and the keen ability of facilitators to develop an environment based on sharing and peer support.

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