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Greater Manchester Independent Mental Health Network Shared learning event – Peer Support Forum

1 December, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30

Greater Manchester Independent Mental Health Network (GM IMHN) are hosting a shared learning event, for peer support facilitators to come together and discuss challenges and best practice.

The forum will be a space to discuss any thoughts and experiences of running peer support. The forum will discuss the challenges we can all face, as well as their hopes and vision for peer support. GM IMHN hope that the forum will serve as a space where we can all learn from, and support, each other to develop best practice, and hopefully leave reinvigorated and inspired.

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Study Support Worker at Northmoor Community Association

Northmoor Community Association (NCA) is an independent charity  set up by the local community in 2000, based in Longsight, Manchester; it is made up of two parts: Northmoor Community Centre and Northmoor Hub.

NCA is run with an emphasis on relieving poverty, promoting health and wellbeing, advancing skills and learning and enhancing the quality of life for the people who engage with the centre and use the services.

15 hours per week (initially Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1.30pm - 6.30pm, to be reviewed) – Term time only
£17,457 per annum, pro rata

Max Trax – Openshaw Community Cycle Track Crowdfunder

25 Nov 2021 - 13:37 by michelle.foster

maxtraxMax Trax is an exciting new community-led cycle track in Openshaw, Manchester.

In memory of Max Rimmer-Chambers, Max Trax will be built in the heart of the Openshaw community in Delamere Park. It will be a place for young people and families to come to have fun and be active, learn something new, and explore the outdoors.

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Digital Trustees – Match Making Event

9 December, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30

Digital professionals – find a charity board to join
Charities – recruit a digital trustee

Come together to explore how to get digital on the agenda of every charity board in the UK.

Charities across the UK require digital specialists to join their board of trustees. Digital specialists across the UK want to volunteer their time effectively in a strategic role but often don't know where to start. Digital Trustees is an initiative funded by The Catalyst and organised by Third Sector Lab who are all about making that happen.

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Data Collective event: Moving to cloud-based systems

3 December, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30

Facing the question of when and how to move from local to cloud-based systems?

This session will hear from two experts on the challenges and benefits for small and medium sized charities.

Stuart Pearson is Head of Business Delivery at Citizens Advice SORT (Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale and Trafford), and will talk about his experience of moving from on premise to Office365 and then onto Google. He will share the impact both operationally and culturally on the charity.

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Community Organiser at Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit

Do you want to build relationships with people who have personal experience of immigration and asylum support people to organise and campaign about immigration injustices work within a committed team who will support you all the way.

Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit (GMIAU) are looking for someone to join them as Community Organiser, so they can build deeper relationships with the many people who currently access our legal and support services.

35 hours per week (flexitime)
Starting £23,541 per annum
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Rise Fund

25 Nov 2021 - 09:27 by michelle.foster

rise fundRosa’s Rise Fund provides organisational development funding for Black and minoritised-led women’s and girls’ organisations across the UK.

Through this fund, Rosa are offering two-year grants of up to £40,000 to Black and minoritised-led women’s and girls’ organisations in the UK which have been established for three years or more, and which have an average income of less than £100,000 per year.

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The Platinum Jubilee Fund – Grants to Mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

25 Nov 2021 - 09:25 by michelle.foster

community fundNon-profit organisations across the United Kingdom can now apply for their share of a £3.5 million pot from the National Lottery Community Fund, in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s 70th year of reign.

Funding is for local projects which promote community development, local connections and commemorate the Jubilee.

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Be Proud Awards

25 Nov 2021 - 09:23 by michelle.foster

manchester city councilThe Be Proud Awards are the city’s celebration of the extraordinary volunteers and unsung local champions who make a real difference in our communities and help to make Manchester great.

Having not been held since 2019, due to Covid-19, the awards are returning in 2022 and nominations are now open. This will give you an opportunity to help unsung heroes get the recognition they deserve.

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