0333 321 3021


Volunteer Centre Manchester

Volunteer Centre Manchester provides information, support and training to Manchester residents who want to volunteer.

We also support Manchester based organisations who want to recruit volunteers, need help and advice.

Manchester Directory

Find a community group or voluntary organisation in your area in our Directory of Voluntary and Community Groups.

Community Reporting

Why not become a Community Reporter or see how you could use Community Reporting with your service users. Have a look at the benefits of becoming part of the network of Community Reporters and some of the work we have already done.

Also see what training we offer in both Community Reporting and all aspects of marketing.

Hire our meeting rooms

We have excellent rooms available in different sizes to suit your needs at affordable rates.

We can provide refreshments and all the equipment you require for your meetings. There are discounts available for members Read more

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016 Winners

We’re very happy to announce the winners for our Sprit of Manchester Awards 2016. Thank you to everyone that attended our Awards Ceremony to make it a truly great night celebrating Manchester’s voluntary, community sector and social enterprise sector. Read more

Manchester Gives More

The Manchester Gives More initiative is a call-to-action to everyone to give something back to this great city – whether it is making a charitable donation, volunteering time or simply spreading the word.

We want Manchester to be the most generous city in the UK, a city which prides itself supporting local organisations for the benefit of Manchester people and doing our part to respond to international emergencies and showing solidarity for those facing a crisis. Read more

Spirit Story

Spirit Story is a week-long campaign that was held for the first time in September 2016 to document the extraordinary everyday stories of our sector. Spirit Story is an opportunity to demonstrate the outstanding work done every day by the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector across Manchester. Read more

Voluntary Sector Assembly - Future Trends

Our Assembly on Tuesday 28 February, 1.30pm-4.30pm at Halle St Peters will explore the political, economic, social, and technological changes that are going to impact on Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector over the next year. Book your place here

Welcome to Manchester Community Central. This portal provides Manchester's voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs 

Latest News

22 Feb 2017

Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority are hosting a 'speed dating' event for any...

22 Feb 2017

St Ann’s Hospice are one of the UK’s largest hospice providing specialist palliative care for adults with life threatening illnesses and their...

21 Feb 2017

Do you know a ‘Good Egg’ who you’d like to nominate for an...