Volition Community is a charity based at Manchester Cathedral. Volition Community are innovative in their approach to volunteering and employability. Volition Community bring Cathedrals, civic leaders, partners, and business together to open up job opportunities for local unemployed people who are Volition Community volunteers. Volition Community’s aim is to “level the playing field” so that more unemployed people can achieve their goal of securing a good job.
Introduction to Youth Work (ItYW) is a six session training programme that will develop your understanding and skills relating to youth work.
Each session provides an introduction to a different aspect of youth work, including both theoretical and practical applications in a range of youth work settings. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you choose.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Have you got what it takes to be part of an organisation that is shaping the world in relation to improving the lives of prisoners’ families, prisoners and their children?
Volunteer Co-ordinators Forum - What is it?
Cyril Flint Befrienders is an established befriending service that currently covers Trafford and South Manchester areas. Cyril Flint Befrienders rely on Volunteers to spend an hour a week to visit a person (usually in their own home) befriending a person on a regular one-to-one basis. This may be someone who lives alone who has little or no contact from friends and family with limited community support.
A two hour new refugee awareness session delivered by Annabelle Britton - British Red Cross.
Aimed at anyone who wants to raise their awareness because they have a general interest or would like to support refugee and asylum seeking people to volunteer at their organisation.
The session will:
Who is the event for?
This event is for groups – sports clubs or voluntary groups and community groups or charities social enterprises who support their community to get active – to come along and find out more about the Skill Givers project, how it may be of benefit and how to get involved.
Macc Christmas and New Year closure information
Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.
Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.
6.3 million people currently give up their time every year to help sport and activity happen.
Sport England wants to learn more about your volunteering experience to help inform its work to improve the support and opportunities available to volunteers.
Your responses to this survey will be vital in shaping this work.
What’s open over the festive period?
Click here for a list of what is open over the festive period or download the attached A4 double sided timetable of drop-in centres around Manchester that are open between 22 December and 1 January. For meals, entertainment, advice and more.