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Volunteer Development and Training Officer at Healthwatch Manchester

Healthwatch Manchester, a progressive and dynamic service, is offering an exciting opportunity for someone to join their team. Operating from the centre of Manchester, Healthwatch Manchester is are the consumer champion for health and social care.

Healthwatch Manchester are looking for a suitable, enthusiastic candidate who can lead on the development of the volunteer base.

The successful candidate will recruit, train and manage the Healthwatch Manchester volunteer teams to ensure service levels are achieved and an excellent service is provided.

Full time
£22,937 per annum
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Volunteer Coordinators Forum - How to Engage and Retain Volunteers During a Pandemic

During this pandemic, we have seen an outpouring of people wanting to give their time to support people in their communities. However, we have also seen a decline in volunteering in more formal roles, with many volunteers stepping down from their roles. This session will help you think about how to stay connected to your team of volunteers, with tips to involve them in your organisation as we all adapt and navigate this new normal.

Volunteer Coordinators Forum - How to Engage and Retain Volunteers During a Pandemic

23 November, 2020 - 10:30 to 12:30
Online via Zoom
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Spirit of Manchester 2020 Quiz

29 September, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:30

Join us for what will certainly be an entertaining evening raising valuable funds for the Spirit of Manchester Fund.

The Spirit of Manchester Fund provides mini-grants to local voluntary community groups, social enterprises or registered charities to help deliver projects, events or community activities which improve the wellbeing of people who live, work or study in Manchester.

Due to Covid-19 we will be using the power of digital technology to run the quiz.

Volunteer Coordinators Forum - Rethinking the Role of Volunteers

Covid-19 has brought, and will continue to pose many challenges to involving volunteers but it has also presented opportunities to work differently. During this session we will explore practical steps that can be taken to adapt and rethink the role of volunteers in your group, project or organisationCovid-19 has brought, and will continue to pose many challenges to involving volunteers but it has also presented opportunities to work differently.

19 October, 2020 - 13:30 to 15:30
Online via Zoom
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Volunteer Coordinators Forum - Involving Volunteers Safely

Risk Assessments are key to reopening services and to ensure risks are considered for staff and volunteers. During this session we will share our Covid 19 Individual Risk Assessment Toolkit and Self-Assessment Tool that provides guidance to completing assessments for staff and volunteers.

Volunteer Coordinators’ Forum - Involving Volunteers Safely

Monday 28th September 2020, 10.30am – 12.30pm

28 September, 2020 - 10:30 to 12:30
Online via Zoom
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Community Development - North Manchester and East Salford (6 session course)

Free training for anyone volunteering, or wishing to, in North Manchester or East Salford.

A training course to help you improve your skills and confidence in community engagement, leadership, organising, networking and developing community groups.

The 6 session course will help participants:

6 October, 2020 - 19:00 to 10 November, 2020 - 21:30
Harpurhey Neighbourhood Project and Online (mix)

Getting on Board – Charity Board Leadership Programme

9 Sep 2020 - 15:35 by michelle.foster

getting on boardGetting on Board exists to change the face of trusteeship. We want to help people from all walks of life become trustees. Getting on Board do this by working with charities to change their attitudes towards diversity and by working with aspiring trustees to better equip them to secure and thrive in a trustee role.

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New Trustees wanted at Community Forest Trust

24 Aug 2020 - 14:17 by michelle.foster

community forest trustCommunity Forest Trust are currently seeking to recruit up to four further trustees to join their board to help take the organisation through the next few years of dynamic and exciting change, expansion of operations and on-the-ground delivery.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to a high-profile agenda and inform the delivery of national programmes of tree planting.

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360Giving is recruiting three new Trustees

24 Aug 2020 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

360 giving360Giving are a small charity with a big impact. 360Giving have come a long way in five years, thanks largely to the commitment and passion of the Board of Trustees. Several of the founding Trustees are coming to the end of their terms, so 360Giving are looking for three new Trustees to help take them to the next phase.

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