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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Beca, Al and Marie – Volunteers at Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH)

6 Jun 2017 - 10:52 by guest.blogger

Our fourth, fifth and sixth Volunteer's Week Spirit Stories come from Beca, Al and Marie who all volunteer with Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH).

"MASH supports women engaged in prostitution (sex work). Last year MASH supported 884 women.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Hannah Affleck – Volunteer Mentor for City Year UK

5 Jun 2017 - 16:36 by guest.blogger

 Our third Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Hannah – a volunteer with City Year UK.

City Year UK is a youth social action charity, challenging 18 - 25 year olds to give a year in their local community supporting students and schools in disadvantaged areas across Greater Manchester.

City Year volunteers give their time 4 days a week at a local school as tutors, mentors and role models, supporting students both in and outside the classroom.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Molly Wright – Telephone Support Line Call Handler for NAPAC (The National Association of People Abused in Childhood)

1 Jun 2017 - 16:28 by guest.blogger

Our first Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Molly – a volunteer with NAPAC who supports the organisation as a Telephone Support Line Call Handler.

NAPAC helps adults that have been abused in childhood; their main area of work is to offer a Telephone Support line that provides support to adult survivors of child abuse. NAPAC also provides support via e-mail and they pride themselves on answering every call or e-mail they receive individually.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: John Sennett - John's Road to Volunteering

31 May 2017 - 08:57 by guest.blogger

Our second Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story has been suuplied by John Sennett.

Enter John Sennett...

"John Sennett, a volunteer veteran brings to life his passion for helping others and the charity sector, by running the blog, John’s Road to Volunteering.

John’s Road to Volunteering is a platform sharing a volunteer’s journey into inspiring, motivating and educating others, whilst giving others an opportunity to share their story."

Managing Volunteers

For Manchester city - based Organisations and Volunteers only.

Date: Thursday 21 September 2017
Time: 10 am - 4 pm

All the hard work that goes into recruiting volunteers is often lost due to lack of management. We will use a variety of learning methods to help you ensure that your volunteers are managed well. This course is suitable for paid staff and volunteers who have a responsibility for managing volunteers.

21 September, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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Volunteers and the Law

There are a number of different dates for Volunteers and The Law training - please ensure that you are booking onto your preferred date.

Dates: Monday 17 July 2017
Time: 10 am - 4 pm

This is a very popular and necessary course for anyone who involves volunteers in their organisation. It covers:

17 July, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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Volunteering Fair for Volunteers' Week 2017

5 June, 2017 - 11:00 to 14:30

 Thinking about Volunteering?...

...want to know more?

“Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place every June; to celebrate the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK".

Join Volunteer Centre Manchester and a host of Volunteer-Involving Organisations this Volunteers' Week for a Volunteering Fair; explore a wide range of volunteering opportunities, access advice, guidance and information about volunteering and get involved!

We look forward to meeting you - or catching up:

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Manchester State of the City Report 2016

26 Oct 2016 - 10:28 by helen.walker

This Manchester City Council report marks the end of their Community Strategy approved in 2006. It details the 'period of transformational change' seen in the city over the last ten years. It also sets out a number of issues still to be resolved and states that some inequalities and challenges have been made worse by the impact of welfare reform and cuts to public services.

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Volunteer Centre Manchester - Volunteers' Week 2016 Network Update: 26/05/2016

26 May 2016 - 13:22 by jack.puller

Volunteers' Week 2016 Network Update: 26/05/2016

Volunteers' Week is just around the corner...

...Come and celebrate with Volunteer Centre Manchester

Volunteers’ Week will soon be upon us and Volunteer Centre Manchester is reaching out to you; can you get involved in one of our events and activities? Could you share this with people you know or work with?

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