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Teamv – ready for action

21 Sep 2011 - 13:32 by michelle.foster

Teamv are on the lookout for sparky, energetic 18 – 25 year olds to join Teamv – a new network powered by young people who are socially aware and want to change things for the better.

You’ll recruit and lead a team of highly motivated volunteers to tackle three key social issues, using your creative brilliance and natural people skills to make real change happen in communities across England.

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Volunteering Opportunities at Refugee Action

21 Sep 2011 - 13:27 by michelle.foster

Refugee Action exists to enable refugees to build new lives, through advice and information, community development, enhancing opportunity, and campaigning for refugee rights.

Refugee Action are currently recruiting for 4 volunteer roles.

Volunteer Administrator
The role is to assist with regular administration tasks as part of the Gateway Protection Programme Team.

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Big Lottery Fund Realising Ambition Programme

20 Sep 2011 - 14:13 by michelle.foster

Voluntary and community sector organisations throughout the UK may apply for grants of up to £3 million to support projects that help young people between the ages of 8 and 14 years avoid pathways into offending. Funding is available for between three and five years and will be offered with a package of tailored specialist support and technical assistance.

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Sourcing Operation Impact projects – large scale volunteering with a positive impact in the community

20 Sep 2011 - 14:12 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester’s is currently looking for local community organisations / schools who could benefit from this project and who might like to work in partnership with them.

‘Operation Impact’ takes place each year in November, and again in March. On each day during the Operation Impact weeks, 40-50 student volunteers take on large scale, high profile volunteering challenges which will have a visible and lasting impact in the local community.

Dates: Monday 7, Wednesday 9, Thursday 10 and Friday 11 November 2011

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Central Manchester Office Space Available

19 Sep 2011 - 15:15 by michelle.foster

Young People’s Support Foundation (YPSF) is looking to vacate its offices within the Methodist Central Buildings on Oldham Street (M1 1JQ). There is still some way to go on the lease and they are interested to hear from any organisation that is looking for such a suite.

The suite is within a well-managed building. It is on the first floor and has lift & stairs access. It has its own entrances onto the first floor corridor.

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Miles Platting – You Decide

19 Sep 2011 - 11:52 by michelle.foster

Adactus Housing has set aside a pot of money and would like to put you in control of how it is spent. Miles Platting – You Decide lets Miles Platting residents decide for themselves which projects are needed in the area.

Adactus Housing would like your ideas for projects that will:
• benefit as many people as possible from across the community
• help to make Miles Platting a better place for everyone
• meet a real need that is not already met in the area

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Partnership Opportunities – Flexible Support Fund

16 Sep 2011 - 09:56 by michelle.foster

From April 2011, Jobcentre Plus Districts have had more discretion to design, influence and deliver services to help customers to move off benefits and into employment sooner than would otherwise be possible.

District Managers will continue to engage with local public and voluntary organisations, particularly where this joins up collective efforts and stimulates solutions for improving employment and skills.

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AUK Infoline Volunteer

16 Sep 2011 - 09:55 by michelle.foster

Would you like to support a local charity raise much needed funds, whilst also supporting people to access essential services for their mental health?

The AUK infoline runs from the Zion Community Resource Centre in Hulme. The line allows individuals to contact Anxiety UK and obtain advice about self help products, access to psychological therapies, and Anxiety UK membership support services.

If you have excellent customer service skills, an interest in mental health and a desire to support a thriving national charity this could be the role for you.

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Laced Banana

15 Sep 2011 - 11:16 by michelle.foster

Laced Banana are a recently-launched group specialising in community engagement through the arts and socially-relevant new writing.

Have you ever wanted to write? Do you have a story to tell?

Laced Banana are currently accepting submissions for their short theatre showcase on mental health. Whether you write regularly or have never tried, Laced Banana want to help tell your story and raise awareness around mental health.

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