On Saturday 1 September 2018, Platt Fields Park will host a new festival, for the people of Manchester, by the people of Manchester. The Festival of Manchester (FOM) will embody all that’s great about being in Manchester and the festival is now recruiting for volunteers to assist with the delivery of the event.
Now in its 7th year, Wythenshawe Games is Manchester’s largest community sports festival, taking in and around Wythenshawe and centering on the beautiful and historic Wythenshawe Park and Hall. As part of this great event volunteers are required to support the 10K Race and the Family Fun Weekend.
Family Fun Weekend
Date: Saturday 28 July 2018 and Sunday 29 July 2018
This is your chance to celebrate the volunteers and unsung heroes who work hard to make ‘Our Manchester’ so great. These groups and individuals make a big difference in communities and help to make Manchester the thriving, friendly and buzzing city it is. Be Proud is your chance to say a big thank you and celebrate their work.
Over the next two years, the ideal candidate will work closely with the trustees of Voluntary Youth Manchester in co-ordinating an opportunity for the community-based youth work sector to come together and, drawing on VYM’s own resources and strengths, undertake an audit of and develop VYM’s practice in responding to issues of equality and diversity.
Creative Support provides health and social care for people with support needs across England.
A lot of the service users are, in some way, socially isolated, so to help the service users have more social engagement Creative Support have created a befriending referral scheme where service users can refer themselves for a Volunteer Befriender.
One Million Mentors (1MM) has new mentoring opportunities. All mentoring will begin from September.
The options are (more youth partners joining every week):
Xaverian College (A Level Law students), Rusholme
• Mentor for 1 hour per half term until Jan 2019
• Assist mentees to make decisions about furthering their studies and offer, where available, work place visits
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.
Want to increase your skills, confidence and knowledge, gain work experience and meet new people?
Manchester Volunteer Advice Project needs Receptionists, Interpreters, Advisors, Immigration Assistants, Advice Support Workers and Training and Recruitment Assistants for local advice organisations…
The training course is due to start on 25 July 2018.
For further information and to confirm your attendance contact Dawn Kaveney on 0792 146 4609, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) are looking to recruit volunteers to provide support and assistance at the Greater Manchester NHS70 and Windrush70 Health Walk and Festival celebration event this Saturday (23 June) at Alexandra Park, Russell St, Manchester M16 7JL.
The Theme of the day is ‘Celebrating the Contribution of Migration to the NHS’ and will recognise the invaluable and irreplaceable contribution that the Windrush generation – and all BME communities – have made to the NHS since it was formed in 1948.