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All Learning, Skills and Employment

Building resilience and managing stress

Course Tutors: Juliette Yardley

This training is designed to take you on a journey of understanding what stress is, how it effects people both physically and emotionally, how resilience building techniques are used as a proactive strategy to manage stress, prevent burnout and significantly lower anxiety and worries.

This course will enable participants to:-

20 November, 2018 - 09:30 to 21 November, 2018 - 16:00
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds, Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP

Resident Involvement—How to engage your community

Course Tutors: Sandra Ferguson- Fire Soul Consultancy

This course will identify what difference resident involvement can make to your organisation, explore the range of involvement activities offered by providers, consider the barriers to effective engagement of hard to reach communities (including younger and older people) and debate how Equality and Diversity can affect the outcome of engagement and involvement.

This course will enable participants to:-

7 November, 2018 - 09:30 to 8 November, 2018 - 16:00
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds, Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP

Successful Premises Management - What you need to know

UK’s leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for not for profit organisations in partnership with Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre.

Venue: Langworthy Cornerstone, 451 Liverpool St, Salford M6 5QQ

Workshop incl. Lunch 10am - 1.30pm,

1:1 Advice Clinic 1.30pm - 3.30pm

You will work with real life case studies from similar organisations and learn to:

23 January, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:30
Langworthy Cornerstone, 451 Liverpool Street, Salford, M6 5QQ

National Football Museum - Achieve Your Goals

29 Aug 2018 - 11:05 by cheryl.mcalister

Achive your goals - free adult learning courses 

Join in, build confidence, gain employability skills and meet new people

Our new courses use the theme of football to make learning fun and relevant. 

We offer two types of courses which are free for Manchester residents 

  • 15 hours
  • 50 hours (includes a museum work placement)

Modules include customer care, financial literacy and maths, museums for health and well-being, time management and ESOL or literacy development.

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Heart and Parcel English and Cooking 6 week project

24 Aug 2018 - 10:55 by michelle.foster

Heart and Parcel would like to invite women ESOL learners to practise their English, learn new recipes, eat, chat, share and more.

The next session is starting on 10 September and will take place every Monday for 6 weeks, 10am to 1pm at Roby Church, 307 Dickenson Road, Longsight, Manchester, M13 0NG.

It is free to join, and learners can be of any level. It is not accredited, but just a relaxed and informal place to practice and use your English.

For further information and to register, contact Naomi on 0771 059 0610.

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Being an Effective Chair

Are you Chair of a small charity? Are you looking to be more effective in your role?

We know that the role of Chair although rewarding can be lonely. In a smaller organisation, there is often little resource to support the Chair and limited time to reflect on the nature of the role.

8 November, 2018 - 13:30 to 17:15
Methodist Central Buildings Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ

Bid Writing: Advanced

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Are you applying to the right trusts ? Are you applying to enough trusts ? Are you applying in the right ways ? Are your projects the most fundable projects ? Are you carrying out trust fundraising in a professional way ? Are you highly productive or just very busy ?

Are you looking for trusts in all the right places ? How do you compare with your competitors for funding ? Is the rest of your fundraising hampering your bids to trusts ? Do you understand what trusts are ideally looking for ?

15 November, 2018 - 12:00 to 14:30
Jurys Inn, Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, M1 5LE