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The University of Manchester – Funded Student Experience Internships

19 Jan 2022 - 15:48 by michelle.foster

university of manchesterThe University of Manchester has a Student Experience Internship (SEI) scheme which provides funding to pay for a limited number of students to undertake an eight week summer internship within organisations in the charity and not-for-profit sector in Manchester.

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Confidence through drama Harpurhey

19 Jan 2022 - 14:58 by michelle.foster

lab projectDo you work with clients who could benefit from building their confidence in a supportive and creative environment? This could be the course for them.

Proper Job are enrolling now for their 2-week course in Harpurhey to help build confidence, communication and presentation skills, through drama and creative activities.

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2 x Operations Supervisors at FareShare Greater Manchester

The vast majority of food waste occurs in the food supply chain, before it even reaches the supermarket. Working with the FareShare Network, FareShare Greater Manchester saves quality surplus food from manufacturers and food retailers at both a regional and national level.

37.5 hours per week
£10.50 per hour
Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturdays
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Eliminating unconscious bias from recruitment

24 January, 2022 - 10:00 to 12:00

This interactive workshop will engage participants with information, hints and tips to lead to reduced unconscious bias in recruitment.

Those of us who are responsible for recruitment carry a huge load. There are a myriad of regulations, most of which we are aware of. But, sometimes, we look at the regulations and overlook the ‘holistic helicopter’. We know what we are doing; we know why we are doing it; we may even know how we are doing it. Joining all three elements and also having a bias free process is a real challenge.

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NCVO - Data Protection Essentials

The UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) affects how charities work with data and look after this valuable information. This course is specifically for charitable organisations and will take you through the essentials of lawful data processing. This course will help you identify any weaknesses and improve your compliance with the law.


By the end of the course, you will have:

8 March, 2022 - 10:00 to 15:00

Macc Webinar: Beginners Guide to Social Media

This 90 minute interactive webinar will introduce the most used Social Media applications and how to make the most of them. 

Social media can be an invaluable tool for your organisation; through raising awareness, fundraising, and reaching more beneficiaries – particularly with the pandemic restrictions.


By the end of the webinar, you will:

30 March, 2022 - 10:00 to 11:30

Macc Webinar: Bid Writing - 2 sessions

Bid Writing is an essential skill when it comes to securing funding for your organisation. This webinar is ideal for staff or volunteers who are responsible for writing funding applications. 

Participants must be from voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations within the city of Manchester. 

What can I expect?

This training is being delivered across two parts. Each workshop will be a combination of presentation, group discussion and practical work. It is useful to come to this session with a particular project in mind.

10 March, 2022 - 10:00 to 17 March, 2022 - 12:00

Macc Webinar: Choosing Your Structure

A webinar specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

Are you thinking of setting up a voluntary and community organisation?

Are you thinking about changing the structure that you currently have?

This webinar offers the opportunity to double check that the structure you are considering or have is really correct for the type of activities / funding sources / organisation you want to be and will take you through the steps you need to take to adopt a suitable structure.

16 February, 2022 - 13:00 to 15:00

Macc Webinar: How to prepare a basic set of accounts

Managing your finances and preparing accounts is an essential function for any well managed community organisation. With many VCSE organisations approaching year end we ask what is a set of accounts, why are they needed and what is required to prepare a basic set of accounts.

Our guest speaker, Moragh Hunt from North West Numbers Ltd will present a practical session focussing on:

3 February, 2022 - 10:00 to 11:30