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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.

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

Greater Manchester Older People’s Network

The aim of the Greater Manchester Older People’s Network (GMOPN) is to inform and influence Greater Manchester strategies that affect older people. Membership is open to all older people living in Greater Manchester. Find out more and get involved here

Skill Givers

Skill Givers links voluntary and community groups, charities and social enterprises who support their community to get active, with skilled employee volunteers. The project aims to make the most of employer supported volunteering for everyone involved. We do this by supporting you to identify short-term opportunities, often one day, for individual employee volunteers to complete tasks and projects that will make a lasting difference to you. Find out more here

Voluntary Sector Assembly

Find out about the next event and watch videos of key contributions to previous events here

Starting a new group

If you’re thinking of starting a new community group, our resources will help you think through how it’s going to work, click here for our resources


Become a member of Macc! It’s free to join and there are all kinds of benefits… sign up here

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If you want to keep up to date with our latest news and what’s happening in Manchester, sign up here to receive our bulletins:

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  • Quarterly newsletter
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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 

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