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Voluntary Youth Manchester are looking to employ someone for an exciting new project co-creating Equality and Diversity Training and Development for Youth Work and Informal Education

13 Jul 2018 - 09:44 by michelle.foster

Over the next two years, the ideal candidate will work closely with the trustees of Voluntary Youth Manchester in co-ordinating an opportunity for the community-based youth work sector to come together and, drawing on VYM’s own resources and strengths, undertake an audit of and develop VYM’s practice in responding to issues of equality and diversity. Voluntary Youth Manchester

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Creative Support befriending opportunities

13 Jul 2018 - 09:35 by michelle.foster

Creative Support provides health and social care for people with support needs across England. Creative Support

A lot of the service users are, in some way, socially isolated, so to help the service users have more social engagement Creative Support have created a befriending referral scheme where service users can refer themselves for a Volunteer Befriender.

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Mentoring opportunities at One Million Mentors

13 Jul 2018 - 09:32 by michelle.foster

One Million Mentors (1MM) has new mentoring opportunities. All mentoring will begin from September. One Million Mentors

The options are (more youth partners joining every week):

Xaverian College (A Level Law students), Rusholme
• Mentor for 1 hour per half term until Jan 2019
• Assist mentees to make decisions about furthering their studies and offer, where available, work place visits

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ILM Award in Management of Volunteers

This course is for anyone working with volunteers who would like to gain a qualification and recognition for their role as a co-ordinator, leader, supervisor or manager of volunteers.

The programme will be delivered over a four month period during September and December 2018, comprising of one workshop session and four on-line webinars.

The content will cover:

26 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
The Gateway, Sankey Street, Warrington, WA11 1SR

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2019

6 Jul 2018 - 09:55 by michelle.foster

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. The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Join the Manchester Volunteer Advice Project

6 Jul 2018 - 09:45 by michelle.foster

Want to increase your skills, confidence and knowledge, gain work experience and meet new people?

Manchester Volunteer Advice Project needs Receptionists, Interpreters, Advisors, Immigration Assistants, Advice Support Workers and Training and Recruitment Assistants for local advice organisations…

The training course is due to start on 25 July 2018.

For further information and to confirm your attendance contact Dawn Kaveney on 0792 146 4609, or email: dawn.kaveney@manchestermind.org

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Volunteer Coordinator at Home-Start Manchester

Home-Start Manchester is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 5 years of age. Volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown. 

Hours: 
18.5 hours per week
Salary: 
NJC Scale 22-27 £20,661 pro rata, actual £10,331
Location: 
Manchester

Mental Health Practitioner Counselling and Therapy at 42nd Street

42nd Street is an award winning Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity.

42nd Street has a number of exciting new roles available including both full and part time opportunities.

You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team providing a range of quality services to young people aged 11-25 years who are under stress or experiencing mental health difficulties.

Hours: 
37.5 hours per week
Salary: 
NJC Pts. 26-31: £23,866 – £28,221 per annum
Location: 
Office base in Manchester and community based work in localities across Greater Manchester
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Effective volunteer recruitment

Effective Volunteer Recruitment

Take a fresh look at volunteer recruitment and how to make your opportunities attractive to a diverse range of volunteers.

We will explore how to build your profile, promote your volunteer roles and create an effective and safe recruitment process. We will also discuss how to ensure your volunteer recruitment reflects your organisation's values and ethos.

19 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc
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Managing difficult conversations with volunteers

Managing difficult conversations with volunteers

This training session will increase your skills and confidence in addressing difficult issues and challenging effectively.

We will explore and practice new approaches to help you open up and facilitate constructive conversations.  We'll also discuss how we can build our own resilience.

14 August, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00
Macc
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