GreaterSport is looking to recruit two board members who are passionate about changing the lives of Greater Manchester residents. GreaterSport are looking for people who would like to give back to the local community with influence and expertise in one of the following sectors:
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.
Small Charity Week 2019 is taking place on 17 June - 22 June. Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world.
Get Together and Get Things Done is part of a city-wide programme in 2019 to commemorate the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre.
The Great Get Together are asking you to pledge to get back together with someone or something in your community you’ve lost touch, argued with or are simply avoiding. And what better time than at The Great Get Together weekend on 21-23rd June.
The Great Get Together also want to make as much noise on social media, in the news and where we live about the importance of kindness, respect and community.
Media Trust is a communications charity that believes in the power of media to change lives. As a charity, they work in partnership with the creative and media industry to give marginalised groups a stronger voice. Media Trust do this by promoting skills-based volunteering, empowering young people from diverse backgrounds to work in media and encouraging a constructive dialogue and collaboration between the charity and media sectors.
Victoria and I attended an Ambition for Ageing seminar yesterday by Kate Jopling where she presented the findings from a recent publication ‘Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering: Review of community contributions in later life' by the Centre for Aging Better in partnership with the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS).
The Auto Trader Community Fund aims to encourage small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of financial help to be able to work with their community in the way they’d like.
A rare opportunity has arisen for a Chair of Trustees to lead the Smart Works Greater Manchester centre.
Smart Works Greater Manchester opened in June 2015, the first Smart Works centre in England outside of London. Since then they have supported over 1200 women in need and over 67% have gone on to succeed at their job interviews, despite more than half having been unemployed for more than a year and 20% for over 5 years.