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Back on Track – new courses timetable Jan-Feb 2020

9 Jan 2020 - 15:10 by michelle.foster

Back on TrackBack on Track provides courses for people with experience of drug and alcohol problems, homelessness, offending, or mental health problems. Back on Track offer courses such as basic skills (reading, writing and maths), computers and art, as well as sessions on ‘life skills’ such as cookery and confidence building, and pre-employment skills.

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NCVO Knowhow - Free Safeguarding resources

28 Oct 2019 - 11:33 by cheryl.mcalister

Keeping people safe is important. All organisations need to do safeguarding well. Everyone needs to be involved.
Building strong safeguarding practices and a safe culture can be complicated though, especially for those organisations taking their first steps in tackling them.

NCVO Knowhow have published a number of free briefings, guide, tools and practical guides to Safeguarding produced as part of the Safeguarding Training Fund these resources will help you make plans and carry them out.

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City Year UK

25 Oct 2019 - 11:49 by michelle.foster

City YearCity Year UK is a youth social action charity, which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged communities across London, Birmingham and Manchester.

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Are you a Manchester based business looking to boost the skills of your workforce?

18 Oct 2019 - 10:58 by michelle.foster

Skills SupportIf so, the Growth Company can offer advice with your training plans, through their Skills Support for the Workforce initiative, which provides fully-funded support to help develop your people through a range of training interventions, which are tailored to meet your business needs.

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My Future Open Day – The Manchester College, Administration Positions

18 Oct 2019 - 10:53 by michelle.foster

My FutureThe Manchester College are holding an Open Day on 5 November, 10am-2pm to recruit for Administration Positions in the Manchester area. This is aimed at young NEET, Manchester Residents. Those who are successful at the open day will be invited to attend a 4 week unpaid pre recruitment programme, which will then lead on to paid work experience and those who are not will be followed up and invited to attend the next round of recruitment.

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Distance Learning with Wigan and Leigh College

18 Oct 2019 - 09:20 by cheryl.mcalister

Wigan and Leigh College have a range of free distance learning courses available particularly around the Health and Wellbeing sector such as Understanding Autism, Principles of dementia, Awareness of mental health problems and Principles of Team leading. 

The courses can increase confidence when dealing with difficult situations and learn more about issues which are around everyday.

Courses are free to everyone aged 24+ and can be completed over a 12 week period.

At the college there are assessors on hand to support either over the phone or through e-mail.  

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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Join our focus group to participate in increasing cross sector understanding of our great VCSE workforce

19 Sep 2019 - 12:20 by michelle.foster

The GM VCSE Reference Group and GM Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking to increase cross sector understanding of our great VCSE workforce. To take this forward, Macc and Connected Consultants are working in partnership to try and engage with as many VCSE leaders as possible to explore the following areas:

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