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AVM's Volunteering for all: Measuring the Health and Wellbeing Benefits

15 March, 2018 - 10:30 to 16:30

We all know the great impact volunteering makes, but how do we measure the benefits?
Can we quantify the health and wellbeing advantages of a particular volunteer programme?

Join this event to hear the results of key studies in this area, and how volunteer managers make the most effective use of this knowledge.

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Advice and Volunteer Development Manager at Cheetham Hill Advice Centre

Established by the community in 1977, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC) is the sole remaining neighbourhood advice centre in Manchester.

CHAC are taking the opportunity presented by new funding to strengthen their management structure.

CHAC wants to recruit people who embody their values and beliefs - people who believe in social justice, can empathise and connect with people, and who work in a genuinely collaborative way.

35 hours per week
NJC SO2 (SCP 28-30), £28,485-£30,153
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Join the (Manchester) Volunteers' Week 2018 Working Group

22 Feb 2018 - 09:43 by jack.puller

"Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1 - 7 June every year."

The volunteer centre marks Volunteers’ Week annually with events and activities in Manchester: issuing certificates, delivering training, marketing campaigns, volunteering fairs etc.

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Guest Blog: Celebrating Student Volunteering Week at The University of Manchester

19 Feb 2018 - 00:34 by guest.blogger

As part of Student Volunteering Week 2018, Volunteer Centre Manchester is excited to share some guest blogs from people who undertake student volunteering and those who manage and support said activity. Here's the first from the University of Manchester:

Celebrating Student Volunteering Week at The University of Manchester

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Volunteers and the Law Workshop

Date: Thursday 26 April 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Join us at our day-long workshop on this popular topic that relates to involving volunteers in your organisation.


  • understand the legal position of volunteers
  • consider and develop an approach to how you involve volunteers without creating contracts
  • feel empowered, and increase awareness on ways to reduce risk and treat volunteers fairly.

After the workshop, you will be more familiar with the law and how it relates to volunteering in terms of:

26 April, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
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Childline Manchester Volunteering Information Meetings

16 Feb 2018 - 13:15 by michelle.foster

The Volunteer Information Meetings allow you to come along to Childline’s office, meet some of the staff and volunteers and ask any questions you may have. The meetings are a fantastic opportunity for you to find out about their volunteering roles, from the application process through to what it is like to be a volunteer at Childline. ChildLine

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Age UK Manchester: Kiosk Fundraising Volunteer Recruitment Evening

26 February, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Would you like to help an independent charity that works with and for older people in Manchester to raise vital funds to support it's work?

Age UK Manchester would like to welcome some new volunteers to support their participation in the Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3) ‘Not For Profit Programme’ at Manchester City Football Club. Volunteers run a booth at the Etihad Stadium on match days and at events; dispensing food and drink (soft and alcoholic) – where a percentage of the profits generated are paid directly to Age UK Manchester.

Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy is looking for a Finance Volunteer

9 Feb 2018 - 12:47 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy is looking for a Volunteer to help input their financial data onto a computerised system (Quickbooks). This role would suit people with knowledge or experience of accounts/bookkeeping or those who are currently studying towards an accounting course and need practical experience. However, full training and supervision will be provided. Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy

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Charity Places in the Great Manchester Run 2018 - Sign up with Macc now!

7 Feb 2018 - 22:34 by jack.puller

Have you missed out on a place in this year's Great Manchester Run (10k)?

Don't worry, we've got you covered!..

..sign up now and run for the Spirit of Manchester Fund from Macc (the organisation that coordinates the Spirit of Manchester programme).

Spirit of Manchester run

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Join us at our Manchester Volunteer Meet Up (MVMU) - March 2018

7 Feb 2018 - 10:27 by jack.puller

 Do you want to meet people (like you), that volunteer, or give their own time in our great city?

Manchester Volunteer Meet Ups are facilitated by Volunteer Centre Manchester (which is managed by Macc), and provide a chance for people in the City of Manchester who are volunteering - or seeking to volunteer, to come together; learn about relevant volunteering opportunities, network, share experiences and get support.

...there's tea and cake too!

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