TLC: Talk, Listen, Change are recruiting a Volunteer Coordinator to come on board and help to develop this new offer. TLC recognise the value their volunteers have previously provided to support those affected by domestic incidents and see real opportunity in evolving their volunteer offering to support the work to prevent domestic abuse. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape something new and innovative to support the existing and established programmes across Greater Manchester.
This year, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is running a special additional award to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee to celebrate the fantastic work by national charities and their volunteers to empower young people and provide them with skills and opportunities.
This webinar will have interactive and discussion-based elements covering recruiting, retaining and the reward and recognition of volunteers.
This webinar will broadly cover:
Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership (MVAP) run 9-week training courses (sessions every Tuesday) teaching you how to give good quality advice on welfare benefits and housing, as well as assertiveness and communication skills. During this training, you will also be placed at either Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) or Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC) for half a week day to volunteer as an advice worker.
Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership (MVAP) are offering three free, Understanding the System workshops, which aim to empower local people to help themselves and each other. You can come to one or all of the workshops, which are split up as follows:
10 May: Housing – Landlord and tenant responsibilities and how to deal with issues, Housing options in Manchester and help with housing costs
In honour of Her Majesty The Queen and the great example she has set in her 70 years of service, Royal Voluntary Service has launched the Platinum Champions Awards for volunteers.
Are you a voluntary or community group or a social enterprise in Manchester? Have your say on support services to help you!
Manchester City Council and Manchester Health Care Commissioning have commissioned Forever Consulting to find out what support voluntary and community groups and social enterprises in Manchester need to deliver their work and achieve their goals.
Step Up MCR is the new place-based giving scheme for Manchester primarily focusing on the neighbourhoods of Ancoats and Beswick and Clayton and Openshaw.
Step Up MCR brings people together from within the community to maximise on our human potential, energy, skills, and resilience for the benefit of local people.
Volition is pleased to be expanding its services to Salford. Volition is a friendly charity that seeks to help unemployed people increase their employability through volunteering. Volition are taking on new people all the time and hold regular open days and information events.
MVAP run 9-week training courses (sessions every Wednesday) teaching you how to give good quality advice on welfare benefits and housing, as well as assertiveness and communication skills.
The next sessions are running on: 1 February, 1pm at St. James Moss Side Church (95A Princess Rd, Manchester) and 9 February, 3.30pm at St Matthews Church (Cleveland Rd, Crumpsall, Manchester).