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Our People, Volunteering Workshops

7 Sep 2017 - 20:06 by jack.puller

This page contains information and booking details for Our People, Volunteering Workshops (delivered by Volunteer Centre Manchester). To read more about Our People, Volunteering please click here.

 In October 2017, Manchester City Council (MCC) and Macc will be launching an exciting partnership initiative to link Council employees with Manchester’s local voluntary community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) organisations.

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Our People, Volunteering

7 Sep 2017 - 20:05 by jack.puller

In October 2017, Manchester City Council (MCC) and Macc will be launching an exciting partnership initiative to link Council employees with Manchester’s local voluntary community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) organisations.

Could your organisation benefit from short-term support with things like business and marketing planning; fundraising or support at an event or activity?

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Eileen Jackson – Age UK Manchester

7 Jun 2017 - 13:49 by guest.blogger

Our seventh Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Eileen – a volunteer with Age UK Manchester.

"Age UK Manchester (formerly Age Concern Manchester) is an independent charity working with and for older people across Manchester.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Beca, Al and Marie – Volunteers at Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH)

6 Jun 2017 - 10:52 by guest.blogger

Our fourth, fifth and sixth Volunteer's Week Spirit Stories come from Beca, Al and Marie who all volunteer with Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH).

"MASH supports women engaged in prostitution (sex work). Last year MASH supported 884 women.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Hannah Affleck – Volunteer Mentor for City Year UK

5 Jun 2017 - 16:36 by guest.blogger

 Our third Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Hannah – a volunteer with City Year UK.

City Year UK is a youth social action charity, challenging 18 - 25 year olds to give a year in their local community supporting students and schools in disadvantaged areas across Greater Manchester.

City Year volunteers give their time 4 days a week at a local school as tutors, mentors and role models, supporting students both in and outside the classroom.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Molly Wright – Telephone Support Line Call Handler for NAPAC (The National Association of People Abused in Childhood)

1 Jun 2017 - 16:28 by guest.blogger

Our first Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Molly – a volunteer with NAPAC who supports the organisation as a Telephone Support Line Call Handler.

NAPAC helps adults that have been abused in childhood; their main area of work is to offer a Telephone Support line that provides support to adult survivors of child abuse. NAPAC also provides support via e-mail and they pride themselves on answering every call or e-mail they receive individually.

Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: John Sennett - John's Road to Volunteering

31 May 2017 - 08:57 by guest.blogger

Our second Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story has been suuplied by John Sennett.

Enter John Sennett...

"John Sennett, a volunteer veteran brings to life his passion for helping others and the charity sector, by running the blog, John’s Road to Volunteering.

John’s Road to Volunteering is a platform sharing a volunteer’s journey into inspiring, motivating and educating others, whilst giving others an opportunity to share their story."

Managing Volunteers

For Manchester city - based Organisations and Volunteers only.

Date: Thursday 21 September 2017
Time: 10 am - 4 pm

All the hard work that goes into recruiting volunteers is often lost due to lack of management. We will use a variety of learning methods to help you ensure that your volunteers are managed well. This course is suitable for paid staff and volunteers who have a responsibility for managing volunteers.

21 September, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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Volunteers and the Law

There are a number of different dates for Volunteers and The Law training - please ensure that you are booking onto your preferred date.

Dates: Monday 17 July 2017
Time: 10 am - 4 pm

This is a very popular and necessary course for anyone who involves volunteers in their organisation. It covers:

17 July, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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