Volunteer Co-ordinators Forum - What is it?
This is a partnership project between Parasol, bringing hope and friendship for European nationals, and Harpurhey Neighbourhood Project, working with the community for over 40 years.
This event will bring together local people with new residents from Central and Eastern Europe to share ideas, experience and future plans.
There will be a free lunch on arrival and free parking is available.
To book a place, contact Graeme on 07460 988 361 or email email@example.com.
The Macc Policy Network is an opportunity for people involved in the voluntary sector across Manchester to learn from each other about what is happening in policy and strategy in the city. The more we share, the more effective we can be.
In this first network meeting, members of the Macc Policy and Influence Team will talk about the wide range of strategic discussions we are involved in and share our views on future directions and opportunities. There’ll be plenty of time for discussion and getting to know each other.
This year’s Your Voice Matters - Diversity & Inclusion Event for Wythenshawe and Withington Hospitals will be held on Thursday 5 April (registration from 9-9:30am). Tea, coffee and a light lunch will be provided. The event will be taking place at Wythenshawe Hospital, in Lecture Theatre 2 located within the ERC building.
Would you like to help an independent charity that works with and for older people in Manchester to raise vital funds to support it's work?
Age UK Manchester would like to welcome some new volunteers to support their participation in the Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3) ‘Not For Profit Programme’ at Manchester City Football Club. Volunteers run a booth at the Etihad Stadium on match days and at events; dispensing food and drink (soft and alcoholic) – where a percentage of the profits generated are paid directly to Age UK Manchester.
Care Opinion is a web-based portal for users of health and social care to give positive and negative feedback about the services they receive, which the providers of the services can then respond to. It already operates across Scotland and in some parts of Greater Manchester and is a critical part of a system change approach.
We think that people telling their own stories about the experiences that matter to them, and that are important to their lives is powerful stuff. Community Reporting is all about storytelling. At the heart of what we do is helping people to find their voice and describe their own realities through storytelling. We use basic digital skills and pocket technology such as smartphones and tablets to support people to tell their own stories, in their own ways.
The issues surrounding the health, welfare and safeguarding of Manchester's children are never far from the headlines. We all have responsibility for ensuring children are safe, and to know what help and support is available.
This is an opportunity for voluntary and community organisations from across Greater Manchester to discuss the Manchester attack and to think about what we have already done, what we need to do now and what we need to do in the long term.
This is not a briefing or a conference. The focus will be on practicalities: pooling what we know, sharing ideas and working out how we can assist in supporting the victims, families and our local communities following the attack at the MEN Arena on 22nd May.