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Volunteering in later life

18 Apr 2019 - 13:48 by aleena.khan

Victoria and I attended an Ambition for Ageing seminar yesterday by Kate Jopling where she presented the findings from a recent publication ‘Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering: Review of community contributions in later life' by the Centre for Aging Better in partnership with the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS).

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Auto Trader Community Fund – apply by 1 May 2019

18 Apr 2019 - 11:05 by michelle.foster

The Auto Trader Community Fund aims to encourage small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of financial help to be able to work with their community in the way they’d like. The Auto Trader Community Fund

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Chair of Trustees at Smart Works Greater Manchester

18 Apr 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Chair of Trustees to lead the Smart Works Greater Manchester centre. Smart Works

Smart Works Greater Manchester opened in June 2015, the first Smart Works centre in England outside of London. Since then they have supported over 1200 women in need and over 67% have gone on to succeed at their job interviews, despite more than half having been unemployed for more than a year and 20% for over 5 years.

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Volunteering and Community Engagement Executive at the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester have an exciting opportunity to be part of the team responsible for developing and delivering volunteering initiatives for students. The successful candidate will also be involved with wider Division initiatives, such as the Ethical Grand Challenges Programme.

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35 hours per week
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£27,025 - £31,302 per annum (according to experience)
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Manchester

European Solidarity Corps - Engaging Volunteers, Changing Lives

11 Apr 2019 - 09:41 by cheryl.mcalister

Helping organisations and volunteers to make the most of volunteering opportunities

‘Engaging Volunteers, Changing Lives’ will bring together organisations and volunteers to explore the first phases of the volunteer journey through the European Solidarity Corps - from the selection and recruitment of volunteers before the start of projects to on-placement support and mentoring.

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Information Pack for GM Adult MH Service User Network

3 Apr 2019 - 12:47 by michelle.foster

Last July was the launch of the Greater Manchester Adult Mental Health Service User Network: https://gmecscn.nhs.uk/index.php/news/664-new-network-promises-mental-health-improvements

A Steering Group of service user and carers was formed and has been working behind the scenes and meeting regularly to agree a governance structure of a Chair and Vice Chair with 1 representative from each of the 10 boroughs which is known as the CORE group of members.

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Social Media for Beginners

This training session will go over some of the most popular current social media platforms, demystifying them and giving some practical tips on how you could use them. This sessions have a particular emphasis on using Volunteers Week as a practical application.

Social media is a great, free way to promote your group or campaign and this training should help you choose which to invest your time in.

Session will cover:

22 May, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Social Media for Beginners

This training session will go over some of the most popular current social media platforms, demystifying them and giving some practical tips on how you could use them. This sessions have a particular emphasis on using Volunteers Week as a practical application.

Social media is a great, free way to promote your group or campaign and this training should help you choose which to invest your time in.

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2 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Storytelling Training for Volunteers' Week 2019

For Manchester-based Organisations and Volunteers only.

"Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place at the start of June. It celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK and is an opportunity to raise the profile of volunteering nationally."

Learn what makes a great story, some techniques for gathering stories and generate stories about the extraordinary contribution of volunteers to share during Volunteers' Week 2019:

7 May, 2019 - 10:30 to 13:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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