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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.

Manchester Directory

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

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

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.

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2019

Our Spirit of Manchester Awards 2019 are now closed for nominations. Our judges are now shortlisting all the nominations. For the list of award categories click here.

Data Protection and GDPR

Data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018. You should start preparing now for changes that GDPR will require to your current policies and procedures. We’ve put together some resources to help, view the resources here

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

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

2 May 2019

The Mental Health Foundation estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week experienced a common mental health problem. There is still a taboo...

22 May 2019

The Great Manchester Walking Festival is delighted to be working with We Stand Together and The Great Get Together campaign inspired by Jo Cox, to...

20 May 2019

The purpose of the Playscheme Fund is to complement the all year round play offer in Manchester. The funding aims to enable open access play...