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ESF Community Grants – Greater Manchester 2019-2021

14 Jun 2019 - 11:14 by michelle.foster

Over the next two years, the ESF Community grant programme will help thousands of people who face additional barriers in the workplace to improve their employability and gain permanent employment. WEA

The WEA will distribute small grants of up to £20,000 across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector between June 2019 and May 2021.

The funding can help ALL who are out of work but especially those that:

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UKFast's Annual Community and Education Awards 2019

14 Jun 2019 - 10:51 by michelle.foster

UKFast's Community and Education Awards is back in 2019 after a hugely successful inaugural awards ceremony last year. UK FAST

The Community and Education Awards were created to award the unsung heroes, who despite adversity, go above and beyond in their community or within education to positively shape those around them.

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Manchester Careers Fair

28 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Are you looking for a Career?

Looking for the right career can often be time-consuming and frustrating. The Manchester Careers Fair will offer candidates from all backgrounds, experience and education level the opportunity to speak to an abundance of local employers, all in one place.

Why attend?

• Variety – There will be a wide variety of different organisations attending, alongside a wide variety of roles being offered

• Speed – Online applications can be very time consuming – by attending you get to skip this process and directly speak to the organisation

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Essentials of Project Management

My Small Jobs (UK) in partnership with Macc are pleased to offer this half day taster training session to introduce the essentials of project management.

The session is designed for Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise sector organisations and packed with practical examples and demonstrations of essential project management skills.

Who is it for?

This course is open to any volunteers or staff from VCSE organisations within the city of Manchester who:

18 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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Communicating Confidently - for staff or volunteers of workclubs

A specific workshop for staff and volunteers who run a workclub within the city of Manchester and are looking for training around communicating more confidently.

The aim of the session is to help you feel more confident when communicating with service users.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session you will:

4 July, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Communicating Confidently - for staff or volunteers of workclubs

A specific workshop for staff and volunteers who run a workclub within the city of Manchester and are looking for training around communicating more confidently.

The aim of the session is to help you feel more confident when communicating with service users.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session you will:

4 July, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Training Co-ordinator at UP

The UP Training Manager will report to the UP Business and Development Manager and will deliver and sell UP training packages. Travel will be part of the role.

Interview date: 8 – 12 July 2019

To apply email your CV to:  claire@upcic.info 

For further information, visit: www.upcic.info/vacancies-new-opportunities/

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37 hours
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£22,000 per annum
Location: 
Rochdale - travel throughout the North West
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Free Mental Health for small workplaces

17 May 2019 - 11:53 by cheryl.mcalister

Mental Health at Work

Small and medium organisations account for 99% of the businesses in the UK. But research shows that, when it comes to mental health, they often fall behind larger organisations.

We know that there are unique challenges, as well as unique opportunities, that come with working in smaller businesses. We’ve put together a collection of resources designed to help, focused on Mind’s new, free and quick eLearning, Mental Health for Small Workplaces.

Mental Health for Small Workplaces is made up of three modules:

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Working With Families Affected By Substance Misuse

Level: Themed

Date/s: 15/10/2019

Time: (Registration from 9.15 am) course start at 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Venue: Windrush Millennium Centre, Alexandra Road, Manchester, M16 7WD    View on Map

Requires Introduction to Safeguarding : Y

Cut Off Date For Applications: 13/09/2019

Course Description

15 October, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:00
Windrush Millennium Centre, Alexandra Road, Manchester, M16 7WD

Awareness of Signs of Safety

Time: 09:30 - 16:00 (Registration from 9.15am)

Venue: Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD   

Requires Introduction to Safeguarding : Y

Cut Off Date For Applications: 20/09/2019

Course Description
Manchester City Council and partners have begun working with families in a different, strengths based way over the last two years.  The approach is called Signs of Safety.

4 October, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:00
Windrush Millennium Centre, Moss Side, M16 7WD

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