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Join The Manchester Sleepout and make a direct impact in the lives of people who are homeless

18 Oct 2019 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

On Friday 8 November the Booth Centre is inviting the local community to sleep out for one night so that others don’t have to. Now in its 9th year, The Manchester Sleepout is once again going to be held in the gardens of the beautiful Manchester Cathedral.

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UP are recruiting Directors for its Board

18 Oct 2019 - 11:01 by michelle.foster

UP.UP grew out of WHAG, a charity that began life as Women’s Housing Aid Group in 1981.

Together, WHAG and UP think that prevention is better than cure. One in four women and one in six men will be victims of domestic abuse. In every reception class, at least one child will have been living with domestic abuse since they were born.

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North West Young Peoples Development Trust are inviting applications from North West organisations helping disadvantaged young people

18 Oct 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

North West Young Peoples Development Trust (NWYPDT) are looking to give grants to organisations that help disadvantaged young people in the North West of England to overcome barriers which may otherwise prevent them from achieving their potential.

NWYPDT is an independent trust, which provides grant support to organisations for projects, activities and equipment. NWYPDT do not specify a minimum or maximum amount that they will fund, however most grants will be between £1,000 and £15,000.

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Are you a Manchester based business looking to boost the skills of your workforce?

18 Oct 2019 - 10:58 by michelle.foster

Skills SupportIf so, the Growth Company can offer advice with your training plans, through their Skills Support for the Workforce initiative, which provides fully-funded support to help develop your people through a range of training interventions, which are tailored to meet your business needs.

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Developing a Health and Justice Strategy for Greater Manchester

18 Oct 2019 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

Developing a health and justice strategy for GMPoor health is something that impacts both victims of crime and offenders. From learning disabilities to drug addiction to poor mental health, there are a surprising number of health problems that make you more likely to be a victim of crime or an offender.

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Recruiting volunteers with a criminal history survey

18 Oct 2019 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

In April 2019 Bolton CVS launched the Giving Back in Bolton Project which aims to make it easier for people with a criminal record get into volunteering. By completing this survey, you will be helping Bolton CVS to pull together best practice guidance for the voluntary sector of Bolton and beyond. This will help them to improve the recruitment, management and support of volunteers with criminal records, and so help people come back into the community.

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My Future Open Day – The Manchester College, Administration Positions

18 Oct 2019 - 10:53 by michelle.foster

My FutureThe Manchester College are holding an Open Day on 5 November, 10am-2pm to recruit for Administration Positions in the Manchester area. This is aimed at young NEET, Manchester Residents. Those who are successful at the open day will be invited to attend a 4 week unpaid pre recruitment programme, which will then lead on to paid work experience and those who are not will be followed up and invited to attend the next round of recruitment.

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Solar Together Greater Manchester – Group Buying Scheme for Solar Panels

18 Oct 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Solar TogetherDo you want to save on your energy bill and generate your own clean electricity? Greater Manchester Combined Authority has pledged to make the city region carbon neutral by 2038. Choosing solar power for your home or business is one practical way you can reduce your carbon footprint.

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Go on, give your extra hour in bed to Manchester

18 Oct 2019 - 09:50 by michelle.foster

Go North WestManchester’s newest bus company, Go North West are asking their fabulous employees and customers to come together and donate their precious extra hour in bed to a good cause.

So when the clocks go back on the 27 October it’s your chance to do a little special something in your community.

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Distance Learning with Wigan and Leigh College

18 Oct 2019 - 09:20 by cheryl.mcalister

Wigan and Leigh College have a range of free distance learning courses available particularly around the Health and Wellbeing sector such as Understanding Autism, Principles of dementia, Awareness of mental health problems and Principles of Team leading. 

The courses can increase confidence when dealing with difficult situations and learn more about issues which are around everyday.

Courses are free to everyone aged 24+ and can be completed over a 12 week period.

At the college there are assessors on hand to support either over the phone or through e-mail.  

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