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Volunteering Opportunities

Welcome to Volunteer Centre Manchester. What volunteering do you want to do? Take a look at the opportunities that are taking place in Manchester below. You can search for opportunities by type or availability and view results as a list or on a map.

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Opportunity Title Area of interest Summary
GMCA Police & Crime Team - Independent Custody Visitor (ICV) Children and Young People, Covid-19, Health, Hospitals and Hospices, LGBTQ+, Mental Health, Older people, Women

Independent custody visitors (ICVs) are members of the local community who volunteer to visit police stations unannounced to check on the welfare and wellbeing of people held in police custody. They look at a number of issues, from the treatment of detainees and behaviour of custody staff to the effectiveness of custody processes.

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Holiday Play Scheme Assistant Arts and Culture, Children and Young People, Covid-19

Levenshulme Inspire are looking for volunteers to help with their Summer Holiday play scheme.

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Volunteer Arts & Crafts Youth Worker Arts and Culture, Children and Young People, Covid-19

Manchester HideOut Youth Zone are looking for Volunteer Arts and Crafts Youth Workers to help to deliver arts and crafts sessions that bring young people together to celebrate creativity.

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Holiday Club Support Children and Young People, Covid-19, Sports and Outdoor Activities, Food banks

SportsCool Cheshire are looking for volunteers to offer support to the Wythenshawe community on the government initiative 'Holiday Activities and Food programme', providing activities and nutritious lunch to children who may not otherwise be able to attain these.

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Migrant Support Trustee Administration, Covid-19, Fundraising, Trusteeship

Migrant Support are looking to appoint a trustee with finance experience to oversee their budgets, providing advice, scrutiny and general support to the charity including funding applications to secure sustainability.

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Food Management Volunteer Children and Young People, Covid-19, Mentoring

Citywise are looking for a volunteer to contribute 2-3 hours a week to help manage their pantry.

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Justlife - Trustees and Chair of the Board Covid-19, Trusteeship

Justlife, who advocate for people who are hidden homeless and living in temporary accommodation, are looking for trustees to join their board, including a Chair.

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Operations Volunteer Covid-19, Education and Literacy, Mentoring, Virtual Volunteering

Breaking Barriers are looking for volunteer who will support their Employment team. This programme provides tailored support to people from a refugee background in London who are between the ages of 18-25 at the point of enrolment. The role is remote, for 4 hours a week for 4 months.

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Employment Support Volunteer Covid-19, Education and Literacy, Mentoring, Virtual Volunteering

Breaking Barriers are looking for a skilled and passionate employment support volunteer who is willing to commit to 2-4 sessions (3-6 hours) per month, ad hoc.

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Research & Campaigns Volunteer Administration, Covid-19, Mental Health, Older people, Disability, Food banks

Citizens Advice Wigan are looking for volunteer advisers to organise campaigns with the aim of raising awareness of common issues for clients in Leigh.

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Volunteer Adviser Administration, Covid-19, Mental Health, Older people, Disability, Food banks

Citizens Advice Wigan are looking for volunteer advisers to support their clients in Leigh.

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Volunteer Tutor Children and Young People, Covid-19, Education and Literacy, Virtual Volunteering

The Access Project are looking for volunteers to tutor a young person aged 14-18, online, one hour a week in term-time Sept-Nov 2022 to Summer 2023 to support them with their academic studies.

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Cycle Library Volunteer Mechanic - Miles Platting Covid-19, Sports and Outdoor Activities

Canal & River Trust is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support the launch of their Cycle Library in Miles Platting. The Cycle Library will give people in the community the opportunity to loan recycled bikes to encourage people to cycle more in their daily lives.

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Cycle Library Volunteer - Miles Platting Covid-19, Sports and Outdoor Activities

Canal & River Trust is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support the launch of their Cycle Library in Miles Platting. The Cycle Library will give people in the community the opportunity to loan recycled bikes to encourage people to cycle more in their daily lives.

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Volunteer Project Manager Covid-19, Befriending, Events

The Widows Empowerment Trust are looking for a volunteer project manager to join their team. 

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Community Grants Panel Member Administration, Arts and Culture, Covid-19, LGBTQ+, Disability, Events

Manchester Pride are currently recruiting members to join their community grants panel. As a member of the community grants panel, you will play a vital role in ensuring that grant applications are reviewed fairly and funds are awarded to worthwhile projects and causes.

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Interpreter: Farsi, Pashto, Oromo, Tigrinya or Ukrainian Covid-19, Education and Literacy, Languages, Mentoring, Virtual Volunteering

Breaking Barriers are looking for a skilled and passionate volunteer interpreter and/or translator who is willing to dedicate 6 hours per month of their time to help people from a refugee background access our services and build their confidence.

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The Extracare Charitable Trust - Harpurhey Covid-19, Older people, Retail

ExtraCare Charitable Trust are looking for support at their charity shop in Harpurhey.

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Museum Cafe Volunteer Arts and Culture, Covid-19

Are you a keen or aspiring cook? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Are you eager to learn about Jewish food & culture? Manchester Jewish Museum are looking for volunteer support in our award-winning café to work alongside our Café Team leaders.

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Whitworth Playtime Workshop Volunteer Arts and Culture, Children and Young People, Covid-19, Sports and Outdoor Activities, Events

The Whitworth are looking for an ace team of volunteers to help out on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons throughout August, encouraging all ages to get involved with open-ended indoor and outdoor play.

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Trustee Accountant Covid-19, Trusteeship, Women, Virtual Volunteering

Rebuilding Lives UK is currently seeking to recruit a trustee with finance expertise for its Board.

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Admin Assistant Administration, Children and Young People, Covid-19, Education and Literacy, Marketing & Social Media, Mental Health, Mentoring, Sports and Outdoor Activities, Women

Awaaz Manchester are looking for a dedicated Admin Assistant to support the day-to-day running of the community centre based at the ITC Centre. 

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Activity Support Worker (Volunteer) Covid-19, Older people, Events

Activity Support Worker Volunteer needed to help out at Widow's Empowerment Trust

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Summer Camp Mentor Children and Young People, Covid-19, Education and Literacy, Mental Health

Citywise are looking for volunteers to support our holiday camp this August, for children aged 8-12 in Rusholme.

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Just Psychology Board Member Covid-19, Trusteeship

Just Psychology are seeking to strengthen their Board of Directors by appointing board members with the skills and experience necessary to take the organisation through to the next stage in its exciting development.

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