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Leading in uncertainty – Peer support for charity and social enterprise leaders

20 May 2021 - 15:47 by michelle.foster

ivarIVAR are running 90 minute drop-in peer support sessions for up to 10 charity leaders at a time, every week, from June 2021 – via zoom. Attendees will have a safe space to share challenges, time to pause and reflect, and the opportunity to hear each other’s experiences of adapting to and coping with leading in prolonged uncertainty. 

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Greater Manchester Women's Project: Free workshops in Facilitation and Leadership Skills leads to ASDAN award in Leadership

6 May 2021 - 14:52 by michelle.foster

odd artsAre you a woman living in Rochdale, Oldham, Salford, Manchester, Wigan or Bolton?

Would you like to take part in a series of free workshops to develop you facilitator/leadership skills and develop your own creative campaign or workshop?

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Online peer support sessions for charity leaders

22 Oct 2020 - 14:34 by michelle.foster

ivarInstitute for Voluntary Action Research are running online peer support sessions for leaders of charities, community organisations and social enterprises. Over 300 people from across the UK have taken part so far. Their organisations are active in 17 fields including the arts, criminal justice, education, equality, infrastructure and migration.

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No Going Back: A New Report from Macc on Manchester's Voluntary Sector Response to the Covid-19 Crisis

11 Sep 2020 - 09:00 by helen.walker

No Going Back, Macc's latest report brings together the experiences of 22 local voluntary sector leaders who shine a light on the critical role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector has played during the response to the Covid-19 crisis. As well as reflecting on the lessons learned during the crisis, the leaders make the case for change going forward and highlight the unique opportunity society has to make things better in the future. Articles cover a diverse range of issues including: mental health; disability; community radio; funding; community centres; racism; sexual abuse; domestic violence; prisoners; commissioning; partnership; youth support; LGBT; and advice.

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Report published on how to build a more inclusive economy

26 Aug 2020 - 08:46 by michelle.foster

gmvcse leadership groupThe VCSE Leadership Group has published a discussion paper on 'Building Back Better' in Greater Manchester to create a more inclusive economy, together with the VCSE sector and the wider social economy.

The report provides a range of successful, practical ideas and live examples which are likely to produce a more inclusive, green and localised economy.

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Applications now open to become the next generation of Change Makers

24 Aug 2020 - 15:22 by michelle.foster

change makersHow does the current state of society make you feel? Is it fair? Do you feel represented? Do you see people who look like you, sound like you, at the highest levels of politics, business and education?

Do you want to make change but feel unsure how to? If you do, this free programme is for you.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Covid-19 peer support webinars for VCSE leaders

7 Aug 2020 - 14:44 by cheryl.mcalister

Institute for Voluntary Action Research are running peer support sessions that create space for VCSE leaders to relieve some of the stress and uncertainty they are facing, through advice and reassurance from their peers.

Who is this for?

Leaders of smaller VCSE organisations.

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