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Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief (CALFB) Workshop

Join The National FGM Centre for this interactive half day workshop focusing on child abuse linked to faith or belief, where delegates will gain an understanding of witchcraft/spirit possession and other harmful practices and their impact on children and young people.

Workshop aim: to equip professionals with the basic knowledge and confidence to recognise and deal with cases of child abuse linked to faith and belief (CALFB).

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24 October, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:00
Gregory’s Place, 69 Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6ES

Manchester FGM and Breast Flattening or Ironing CPD Training

Join the National FGM Centre for this interactive half day training focusing on FGM and breast flattening sometimes know as breast ironing. Delegates will gain an understanding of the practices and its impact on women and girls.

Workshop aim: to equip professionals with the basic knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to cases of FGM breast flattening.

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24 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:00
Gregory's Place, 69 Ardwick Green, Manchester, M12 6ES

Independent Child Trafficking Guardian - Greater Manchester at Barnardo's

This is full time post covering maternity leave.

What Barnardo's are looking for:

A Project Worker (PW2) to become an Independent Child Trafficking Guardian (ICTG) in Greater Manchester working across the 9 local authority areas of: Bury; Bolton; Manchester; Oldham; Rochdale; Salford; Stockport; Trafford; Tameside; Wigan.

Barnardo's are looking for candidates who live within one of these local authority areas.

Hours: 
37 hours per week
Salary: 
£23,545 - £31,833 per annum
Location: 
Covering Greater Manchester (Home Based with extensive travel across Greater Manchester and at times other parts of the UK)

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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Early Help Champions Meetings

2 Aug 2019 - 10:39 by michelle.foster

Early Help Champion meetings are an opportunity to share issues and solutions to Early Help challenges, these forums are a great opportunity to network with staff from a wide range of sectors. The meetings host regular guest speakers and are an invaluable source of information on other agencies who may be able to support families. To gain further information on venue and times and to book a place email the managers detailed below.

The dates for the meetings are:
North District
17.09.2019 2pm-4pm
08.11.2019 2pm-4pm
16.12.2019 2pm-4pm

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The Henry Smith Charity – Holiday Grants programme

26 Jul 2019 - 11:49 by michelle.foster

The Holiday Grants programme provides grants for recreational trips and holidays for groups of children aged 13 and under in the UK who are disabled or disadvantaged. Henry Smith Charity

Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities are all eligible to apply.

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Sensory needs seminar for families of children with Autism

10 October, 2019 - 09:30 to 14:30

Greater Manchester Autism Consortium Sensory needs parent seminar. This is a Free seminar for families of Autistic children.

Refreshments are provided, bring your own lunch.

Booking is essential, to find out more and book a place, contact 0161 998 4667, or email:  emma.roberts@nas.org.uk

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Improving outcomes in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life consultation

12 Jul 2019 - 15:44 by michelle.foster

The Programme Team have been undertaking a Co-Design process for the Targeted Fund priority 'Improving outcomes in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life'  with representatives from Manchester City Council, Manchester Health & Care Commissioning Officers and individuals from various voluntary sector organisations from across Manchester. Manchester City Council

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