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Crisis of Family Homelessness – Homelessness Faith Sector Summit

12 March, 2020 - 11:00 to 15:00

There are currently 2472 homeless children living in temporary accommodation across GM. 2 years is considered an average ‘temporary’ placement. Number of homeless families across GM has risen by 1000%.

The number of homeless families across Greater Manchester currently exceeds 1500, with evidence showing that hidden homeless households could take this figure to 10 times higher than official statistics.

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Marketing and Communications Manager at the Manchester Jewish Museum

Opened in 1984, Manchester Jewish Museum is housed in a former synagogue on the edge of the city centre. Recently listed as one of the best small museums in the UK, last year it became one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations.

With the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), it will open a new museum in 2021. A new two-storey extension is currently being built to house a major new gallery, collection store, learning studio and learning kitchen. The historic synagogue is being restored and refurbished and will become a unique performance space.

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21 hours per week
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£30,000 pro rata
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Manchester
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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Finance and Fundraising Trustee at Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy

19 Jul 2019 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy is a small charity who help offenders and ex-offenders of all faiths and none to re-integrate positively into society. Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy is looking for a new trustee, ideally with knowledge and experience of finance and fundraising within the third sector. Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy

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Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

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