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Cascading Leadership: supporting peer-to-peer leadership development in the voluntary and community sector

Cascading Leadership is a free peer-to-peer leadership development programme for voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations working in health and wellbeing. It enables VCS leaders to share their extensive and varied expertise with peers, to talk about some of the challenges they face and to plan new ways of working. 

The programme is distinctive in that:

1 March, 2020 - 09:00
The Kings Fund, London, W1G 0AN

Assistant Manager: Building and Events Bridge 5 Mill

Bridge 5 Mill is Greater Manchester's leading sustainability venue and is home to groups, events and ideas making our great city region greener, healthier and more equitable. Over the past three years Bridge 5 Mill has grown into a thriving office and events venue, all the offices are let and the conference and meeting room bookings are strong.

28.5 hours per week
£17, 550 - £19,305 per annum pro rata
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Manchester Jobs Fair

28 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

The Jobs Fair is a great way to speak with potential employers face-to-face. You can register with employers for jobs, collect info on employers, ask them questions, apply for jobs, or even have a mini interview on the day.

It is a good idea to bring up to date copies of your CV with you as between 28 -44 companies will be recruiting on the day.

For further information, visit: www.facebook.com/events/746427179046232/

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Treating Depression: Practical Techniques, Skills and Resources

This workshop will focus on treatments and intervention techniques to support those suffering depression. Approximately, 1 in 20 people directly suffer from depression. However, with treatment via psychotherapy or otherwise, the prospects for recovery are good.


25 January, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00
Premier Inn Bishopsgate, 7-11 Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3DW

Achieving Leadership Excellence Programme (fully-funded for SMEs in GM)

This intensive two-day executive leadership training programme combines proven-in-action techniques with peer interaction and insights from the latest research to help you master the competencies of effective leadership.

It has been designed to support managers and team leaders to become more influential and effective leaders, ranging from mid-level managers to executives, who will lead others with managerial responsibility.

Day 1 (10:00 - 16:00)

26 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 27 November, 2019 - 16:00
Spectra, 1 Pacific Road, Altrincham, WA14 5BJ

NCVO Knowhow - Free Safeguarding resources

28 Oct 2019 - 11:33 by cheryl.mcalister

Keeping people safe is important. All organisations need to do safeguarding well. Everyone needs to be involved.
Building strong safeguarding practices and a safe culture can be complicated though, especially for those organisations taking their first steps in tackling them.

NCVO Knowhow have published a number of free briefings, guide, tools and practical guides to Safeguarding produced as part of the Safeguarding Training Fund these resources will help you make plans and carry them out.

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City Year UK

25 Oct 2019 - 11:49 by michelle.foster

City YearCity Year UK is a youth social action charity, which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged communities across London, Birmingham and Manchester.

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Pods Up North

23 November, 2019 - 09:00 to 18:00

Pods Up North - a one-day event to celebrate and support podcast makers


Do you want to improve your podcast content? Grow your audience? Make Money? Market? Make an impact? Get the right mic? And what happens when you put your podcast on YouTube?
Find out the answers to the above (and how to even start a pod if you haven't already) at Pods Up North 

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