This is a time of rapid change, more rapid than most of us have ever experienced. National and local government are operating at a speed that even two weeks ago would have been considered impossible and it is very difficult to keep up with what is going on. VCSE groups are going through a rapid transition that impacts every organisation in a different way. Some organisations have adapted easily and quickly and are running most of their services and providing new services.
To support Manchester Foundation Trust’s (MFT) COVID-19 efforts, they are recruiting volunteers for three core areas:
Was that only a week?
The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.
As a result of COVID-19, Invisible (Manchester) are suspending their tours and training. The silver-lining is that during this quiet period they can finally turn their attention to all the long neglected tasks that have fallen far down the to do list!
Covid Mutual Aid UK is a group of volunteers supporting local community groups organising mutual aid throughout the covid-19 outbreak in the UK. It focuses on providing resources and connecting people to their nearest local groups, willing volunteers and those in need.
Do you enjoy meeting new people? Do you enjoy listening to people and sharing stories?
People’s History Museum is looking for volunteers to help create a welcoming social space within the museum.
Let’s keep growing is a community garden project in Longsight providing free activities to Greater Manchester residents of all ages and abilities, there’s no need to book, and light refreshments are provided. No gardening or building experience is necessary.
Saturday 1 February, 2pm-4pm at Longsight Library and Learning Centre (519 Stockport Rd, M12 4NE):
Rethinking Economics (RE) is an international network of students, academics and professionals building a better economics in society and the classroom. Their vision is of economies which serve people and the planet. Their purpose is to build a diverse movement of people who challenge, interrogate and renew the practice, teaching and application of economics.