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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.

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

This year's Spirit of Manchester Awards are now closed for nominations! Thanks for all your nominations. Our judging panel are due to meet shortly to go through all the nominations and we'll publish the shortlist soon! 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

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

19 May 2016

 Thinking about Volunteering?...

...want to know more?

“Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which...

4 May 2016

This assembly is an opportunity for you to share, learn about and discuss some of the key issues affecting the voluntary, community and social...

25 May 2016

We know from conversations with a lot of local organisations that pressure to save costs has meant reduced staffing and so reduced capacity to...