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Nominate a group for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

10 May 2019 - 10:33 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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HOUR Manchester Project Coordinator at Macc

This is an exciting opportunity to join Macc’s Active Communities Team and lead a new, citywide project to bring together people across the city with an interest in mutual support, timebanking and community economies. This project will build a new approach to community organisation based on sharing, exchange, collaboration and reciprocity. We are looking at ways of disrupting the economy so that it works for everyone.

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35 hours per week
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£26,539 per annum
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Manchester
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Voluntary Sector Assembly: A Meeting of Minds – The Voluntary Sector and Mental Health

3 June, 2019 - 13:30 to 16:30

The Mental Health Foundation estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week experienced a common mental health problem. There is still a taboo about discussing mental health and it can be hard for people to get the help they need in the places they need it. Over the last few years, there has been an increased demand for mental health services and support. The voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector has a vital role in both mental health service provision and also wider support that enables people in the community to keep well.

Help spread the #MoreInCommon message

2 May 2019 - 12:08 by michelle.foster

The Great Get Together are asking you to pledge to get back together with someone or something in your community you’ve lost touch, argued with or are simply avoiding. And what better time than at The Great Get Together weekend on 21-23rd June. The Great Get Together

The Great Get Together also want to make as much noise on social media, in the news and where we live about the importance of kindness, respect and community.

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Media Trust Speedmatching

26 Apr 2019 - 10:10 by michelle.foster

Media Trust is a communications charity that believes in the power of media to change lives. As a charity, they work in partnership with the creative and media industry to give marginalised groups a stronger voice. Media Trust do this by promoting skills-based volunteering, empowering young people from diverse backgrounds to work in media and encouraging a constructive dialogue and collaboration between the charity and media sectors. Media Trust

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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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