Positive Steps is a non-profit charity offering a variety of services throughout Greater Manchester - from careers advice, youth justice, smoking cessation, family intervention, work experience and more.
All Learning, Skills and Employment
Manchester ESOL will help you find a class in Manchester. Everyone is welcome.
The advice sessions are in different places around Manchester:
Caring, Working, Living led by GMCVO and delivered in partnership with Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, is a Greater Manchester wide project that will target mainly private sector small and medium employers, and support them to develop their recruitment and employment practices to make job opportunities more accessible to Returners.
How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era? A one day course.
This course will explore how to access and identify support for people on low incomes in the context of social security reforms and cuts. This course is for VCSE organisations who work with people experiencing poverty and who wish to understand how to maximise support for their service users and public sector professionals involved in service design and delivery. It will also be of interest to researchers seeking to understand the current social security landscape.
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?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.
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.
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.
The DWF Foundation has one purpose: providing funds, resources and support to help local communities achieve their full potential. The DWF Foundation supports registered charities with an impact in one or more of the following areas: Homelessness; Health and Wellbeing; Employability; and Education.
The Summer Reading Challenge is the biggest annual reading promotion for children aged 4 to 11. Last year, children in Manchester read over 38,000 books and we’re ready for even more books to be borrowed from our libraries this year!
Over the next two years, the ESF Community grant programme will help thousands of people who face additional barriers in the workplace to improve their employability and gain permanent employment.
The WEA will distribute small grants of up to £20,000 across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector between June 2019 and May 2021.
The funding can help ALL who are out of work but especially those that: