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Youth Work Training Opportunity for Manchester Volunteers For Manchester based organisations and volunteers only

To complement Manchester Volunteer Centre's existing volunteer induction package, Greater Manchester Youth Network are providing an introductory session about youth work volunteering on 7th June 2018. This also coincides with Volunteer’s Week 2018.

7 June, 2018 - 12:30 to 15:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Safeguarding Adults: Enquiry Training for Managers

This training is for managers of provider services in Directorate for Adults, Health and Well-being.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Your Safeguarding role and responsibilities as a manager
  • What action to take when an allegation of abuse is reported to you
  • The process and timescale of an investigation

Notes for Applicants

31 May, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
To be confirmed
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Free course by OpenLearn from The Open University: Introducing the voluntary sector

Free course: Introducing the voluntary sector with OpenLearn from The Open University

"OpenLearn aims to break the barriers to education by reaching millions of learners around the world, providing free educational resources and inviting all to sample courses that our registered students take – for free!"

Course Description

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Data Protection and GDPR (Q&A)

Data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018.

Data protection legislation covers everyone about whom you keep personal data. This includes employees, volunteers, service users, members, supporters and donors.

With a lot of information available via resources, toolkits, workshops this session is specifically for city of Manchester VCSE organisations to come and ask questions that you may have relating to implementing / reviewing practices and processes within your own organisations. 

1 June, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Intelligence Hub - where's the data?

A new workshop specifically for VCSE organisations from the city of Manchester. This workshop will provide a practical guide to how you can use the Intelligence Hub.

Having a good understanding of the people and places of Manchester is essential in helping us to deliver services that meet the needs of the area. It is not always easy, however, to know where to go to find robust and reliable data which can evidence a need, or demonstrate impact of service.

12 June, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Free Safeguarding Children and Adults e-Learning Courses

Manchester Safeguarding Children Board and Manchester Safeguarding Adult Board have joined up with Virtual College's Safeguarding e-Academy to offer online training in a range of safeguarding topics.

Online courses are free to all our Partner agencies who work with children and / or their families, or adults in Manchester.

A charge of £25.00 per course will apply to private and profit making organisations.

18 April, 2018 (All day) to 31 December, 2018 (All day)
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Health and Social Care Policy and Strategy in Manchester and Greater Manchester

If you need a broader perspective on what’s happening in health and social care policy & strategy, or starting a new job with more policy and strategic responsibilities or you are new to Manchester, then this is the course for you.

It will cover:

6 June, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Putting the Our Manchester Principles into Practice

Manchester City Council has adopted a set of principles called the “Our Manchester Principles”, which is a long-term and ambitious attempt to change the way the Council and its partners carry out their work. These principles are embedded into Manchester City Council’s largest grants programme, the “Our Manchester Grants Programme”.

21 June, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Social Accounting Masterclass Workshop 3

This is the final workshop in a series of three workshops. If you are completely new to social accounting, or need to brush up on some of the key principles, this workshop is for you.

The focus for this workshop is: What is the difference you are making?

6 July, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:30
Stockport Masonic Guildhall, 169-171 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3UA