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Gathering Stories

Stories stir the imagination and connect people and organisations to each other. They are a powerful tool to increase the profile of and engagement with your charity. 

If you would like to build on your existing skills and think about new ways to tell stories, this course is for you.

This course is aimed at anyone in a Manchester voluntary and community sector group who would like to increase their skills and use of storytelling in their work. This could mean telling the story of your service users, volunteers or your organisation.

Learning objectives

3 April, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers

FREE Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers in and around Manchester
Join us for a free workshop to learn how to use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator, Grants Search tool and website to support people who are struggling to get by financially.

Info:
Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help for people who are struggling financially.
Our free workshops are for staff and volunteers who are working with people who are struggling to get by and will teach attendees:

20 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30
The Nowgen Centre, Manchester
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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

To book please visit our training website:

Shared Topic Areas: 

Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

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Resilience Coaching

Invest in Resilience Skills to nurture your inner strength. Learn tools to boost your creativity and build up your confidence to take action.

Feedback from resilience taster workshop:

“Very helpful”                     “Refreshing”                        “Inspiring”                       “Revelation” 

Top tips for building resilience

  • Find where your inner strength lies and nurture it
  • Remain true to yourself
  • Ensure you have a balance of  work and play in your life

Coaching Testimonial

26 January, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:30
Hulme, Manchester

The University of Manchester Freedom to Work workshops

11 Jan 2019 - 09:54 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester and Business in the Community would like to invite you to a series of workshops that will help you to understand what you need to do next to get a good job that is right for you.

The University of Manchester is the largest employer in Manchester and is keen to help people from all walks of life to benefit from the jobs that are available at The University and with their business partners.

Jobs are available in sectors including: Hospitality and catering; Building and facilities management; Construction; Business administration and more.

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Sessional Tutor ICT / Digital Skills at Back on Track

Back on Track is a charity that works with people facing disadvantage, enabling them to make positive changes that last. Back on Track work with people affected by homelessness, mental health problems, problematic drug and alcohol use, and offending.

The sessional tutors deliver many of the learning sessions in their centre and at outreach venues. 

Hours: 
Sessional
Salary: 
£21.21 per hour
Location: 
Manchester
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GMYN - Training young people to be peer supporters

This training will help you develop an approach to train the young people you work with to support one another, whether you are interested in delivering a structured peer-support programme or simply developing peer support skills within an existing group setting.

You will gain resources and understanding to deliver the following activities with young people:

•         What is peer support?
•         Starting peer support relationships
•         Communication skills
•         Confidentiality and boundaries

5 February, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
GMYN, Greenfish Resource Fish Centre,

Understanding Community Development Work

Community development approaches are once more becoming popular as public authorities seek to get more from less through encouraging communities to take on new and greater responsibilities.

National Government also sees community action as the answer to many problems.

This workshop will, through a combination of presentation, discussion and exercises help participants to understand:

19 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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Charity Trustee Training - advanced

In these challenging times where funding is increasingly being cut and more charities are under threat, it is important now more than ever that trustees understand the key ingredients which make them competent in their role, able to effectively discharge their duties and better able to lead the charity through this difficult period.

This half day training session has been designed to highlight your legal duties so that you understand where things can go wrong, what tasks you must perform and provide you with some practical tips to make you a more effective board member.

26 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Brabners LLP, 55 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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