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Volunteering: Manchester's Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Be part of the historic response to Covid-19...

Macc and Volunteer Centre Manchester are supporting Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) with its recruitment to support Manchester's Covid-19 vaccination programme at community-based sites across the city.

How to get involved

At present, the majority of vaccination sites urgently need *Volunteer Marshals to safely direct patients on site when they; arrive, receive their vaccination and exit, along with supporting car park traffic and handing out PPE and information.

To express your interest in supporting at the vaccine sites, choose from the locations below and follow the instructions to register. Your details will be passed on to the team in charge, and they will contact you if they require your help.

If you can travel to help out in more than one of the areas that is listed below, choose 'I can help anywhere’. 

If you require any further information about this role, please contact the MHCC Engagement Team by telephone on 0161 213 1756 or email mhcc.engagement@nhs.net.

Other things you need to know 

  • You must be over the age of 18 to support at a Vaccine Site
  • Vaccination Sites are open 7 days a week
  • Volunteers are asked to share their availability, and commit to shifts or sessions that ensure adequate coverage of vaccination sites
  • Most shifts or sessions are split into morning (8am-12:30pm) and afternoon/early evening (12pm - 5:30pm); and evenings (after 6pm) at some sites
  • All necessary health and safety precautions and resources are in place for everybody supporting and visiting vaccination sites (risk assessment, PPE etc.)
  • Relevant training and onsite briefing is provided to all volunteers before, during and after their shift or session
  • Expenses for travel and subsistence (food, drink etc.) are provided to all volunteers

Groups and Organisations

If your group or organisation needs support or is recruiting volunteers at this time, please refer to our pages on Covid-19 - Support for voluntary sector organisations

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You can also sign-up to join the volunteer centre's Covid-19 Community Volunteer mailing list and keep up-to-date with current volunteering opportunities in the City of Manchester HERE.