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A new era for Greater Manchester – greener, fairer and more prosperous

9 February, 2022 - 09:30 to 11:30

Greater Manchester is entering a new era – a greener, fairer, and more prosperous era, for everyone who lives and works there.

Greater Manchester’s history of innovation and partnership has made the region what it is today. There are the foundations to create an ambitious and successful future for communities across the city-region but what does that look like?

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Power up

19 Jan 2022 - 15:52 by michelle.foster

trainingPower up is a free development programme run by Manchester Women’s Aid and Reclaim where you will learn the art of campaigning in a supportive inclusive space. Featuring weekly Zoom sessions and monthly group meet up in Manchester.

Join a supportive community of activists.

Develop campaigns which demand gender justice.

Start your activism journey and become the next generation of working-class campaigners.

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Have your say on Manchester City Council’s budget 2022/23

19 Jan 2022 - 14:55 by michelle.foster

manchester city councilManchester City Council is asking for your to help make sure their priorities still reflect Manchester people's.

Manchester City Council won't need to make savings beyond efficiencies already identified but decisions they make now will affect future budgets.

Manchester City Council are also having to consider raising their element of Council Tax.

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GM Poverty Action newsletter 19 January 2022

19 Jan 2022 - 14:53 by michelle.foster

gmpaIn their latest newsletter GM Poverty Action have included details about two jobs they are currently recruiting to, there is information about a British Red Cross report and a Save the Children webinar. Their programmes are also featured with the GM Living Wage campaign gearing up for a busy 2022 and the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission sharing one of the commissioner’s stories.

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Greater Manchester Helpers Collaborative – speaker event

26 January, 2022 - 18:00 to 20:00

Collaborative meeting of Greater Manchester groups, who are committed to making a difference locally, for our global community.

For the first time Greater Manchester Helpers Collaborative are bringing together groups from across the Greater Manchester area, who interested in issues such as: Climate Change, Refugees and International Aid and Development amongst others.

Join the event to hear about the effects that Aid cuts have in relation to global health and how it much more far reaching in terms of inequalities.

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Finance and Human Resources Officer at Greater Manchester Tenants Union

Greater Manchester Tenants Union have an opportunity for a motivated, adaptable and collaborative Finance and HR Officer with great attention to detail to join their small team. Based in Levenshulme with option to work from home.

The Finance and HR Officer will work closely with the Treasurer, Committee and Staff team to provide an efficient and accurate finance service to all union stakeholders and develop and implement effective policy and practice with regard to the Human Resources Management.

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15 hours per week
Salary: 
£13.85 per hour
Location: 
Manchester
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Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research at Greater Manchester Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to prevent and reduce poverty across Greater Manchester.

Over the next three years GMPA will be working towards their vision by focussing on their three strategic priorities:

Hours: 
35 hours per week
Salary: 
£38,000 - £46,500 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience
Location: 
Combination of home working and working from the office at St Thomas Centre
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Policy Officer at Greater Manchester Poverty Action

Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to prevent and reduce poverty across Greater Manchester.

Over the next three years GMPA will be working towards their vision by focussing on three strategic priorities:

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24.5 hours per week
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£28,000 - £30,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience
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Working from home, with the expectation that the postholder will spend some time working from the office in St Thomas Centre
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GM Poverty Action newsletter 15 December 2021

16 Dec 2021 - 14:06 by michelle.foster

gmpaThe latest GM Poverty Action newsletter looks back at 2021. Cash payments to families in financial crisis, socio-economic duty, the Referral Tool, the Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign, the Local Authority officers forum, the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission and the Poverty Reference Group.

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