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VCSE Sector Commissioning Development Lead Co-ordinator at Bolton CVS

Bolton CVS is an organisation that exists to deliver support and services to Bolton’s voluntary and community sector. Bolton CVS help charities and voluntary groups in everything from identifying funding to recruiting volunteers and even finding premises.

Bolton CVS are recruiting a VCSE Sector Commissioning Development Lead to drive the local implementation of the Greater Manchester VCSE Commissioning Framework and create the space to explore and co-design new models of delivery led by the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Bolton.

35 hours per week
NJC Scale 24 £27,905 per annum
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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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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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Step Up Manchester – Board and Advisory Panel Opportunities

24 Sep 2020 - 15:31 by michelle.foster

step upStep Up is the new place-based giving scheme for the Manchester neighbourhoods of Ancoats, Beswick, Clayton and Openshaw.  

Step Up are looking for caring, dynamic and committed people who are passionate about building community and making a real difference to join their Board and Advisory Panel.

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Get Grants - Meet the funder event

Get Grants will be joined by Groundwork to explore Comic Relief Community Grants with participants.

There has never been a greater need for fundraisers to get-together and share knowledge and experience.

Due to the popularity of our first virtual event, we have developed a full programme of virtual Meet the Funder events over the coming months.

Our next Meet the Funder event is with Michelle Brodie from Groundwork West Midlands to explore Comic Relief Community Grants with participants.

3 November, 2020 - 13:30 to 14:30

Online Bid Writing in Sports & Physical Activity Workshop

Get Grants have developed an Online Bid Writing in Sports & Physical Activity Workshop in response to request for Fundraising support from local clubs and sports organisation.

The Workshop is a two-hour online session aimed at organisations who are delivering sports and physical activity projects who are interested in growing their grant fundraising confidence and increasing their income through grant funding.

10 November, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00

Get Grants - Online Corporate Fundraising

Get Grants Online Corporate Fundraising Training Course is a practical learning session designed to support fundraisers and non-profit organisations to increase their Corporate Fundraising success.

Increasing your knowledge of Corporate Fundraising will help you to develop new business relationships and diversify your organisation’s potential income. In doing so, you have the potential to increase your organisation’s financial sustainability, aiding you in meeting your organisation’s objectives.

4 November, 2020 - 09:30 to 11 November, 2020 - 11:30

Get Grants - Online Bid Writing for Charities and Community Groups

Get Grants new Online Bid-Writing Course adapts our expert lead Bid-Writing Course to the current situation, utilising Zoom to deliver a virtual version of this popular course. Our online course is also an opportunity for those who couldn’t attend our regular courses due to location issues.

Our online bid writing course will give you pragmatic support that will improve your ratio of success and motivate you to write further grant applications and proposals with greater confidence. Our course will give you access to our Fundraising expert’s extensive knowledge and advice.

10 November, 2020 - 09:30 to 17 November, 2020 - 11:30

Proud Futures Programme

17 Sep 2020 - 15:37 by michelle.foster

proud futuresThe Proud Trust is offering 16 young people the chance to go on an amazing skills and employment programme with us. The Proud Trust are also looking for adults who have skills to share to help them deliver the programme.

Are you LGBT+, aged 16-25, and not currently in employment, education or training?

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