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Storytelling Training for Volunteers' Week 2020

Learn what makes a great story, and join a storytelling movement to help generate stories about the extraordinary contribution of volunteers during Volunteers' Week 2020. Practice gathering stories and to plan how to use your new skills and knowledge.

For Manchester-based Organisations and Volunteers only.

Date & Time of Training: 10 March 2020 - 10:00 to 14:30

Venue: Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

10 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 14:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

LGBT+ youth organisation The Proud Trust is seeking a trustee

13 Dec 2019 - 11:35 by michelle.foster

The Proud TrustThe Proud Trust, the LGBT+ Youth Organisation for Greater Manchester (with North West and national projects) is seeking a trustee to join their wonderful Trustee Team. The Proud Trust are especially looking for BAME and trans people.

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Launch of the Student Experience Internship (SEI) programme 2020

13 Dec 2019 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

University of ManchesterThe University of Manchester has a Student Experience Internship (SEI) scheme which provides funding to pay for a limited number of students to undertake an eight week summer internship within organisations in the charity and not-for-profit sector in Manchester.

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Christmas and New Year closure information

11 Dec 2019 - 12:10 by michelle.foster

The Macc offices will be closed from 1pm on 24 December and will open in the New Year on 2 January.

Manchester Community Central / Capacity Building Team opening times
Monday 23 December – open 10am-4pm
Tuesday 24 December – Thursday 2 January closed
Please note: there will be no drop-in on 24 December or 31 December

Skill Givers opening times
Monday 23 December – Friday 10 January closed
Monday 13 January – open from 10am

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The Human Lending Library

5 Dec 2019 - 14:46 by michelle.foster

Human Lending LibraryThe Human Lending Library®, which matches charity and social enterprise leaders with successful entrepreneurs as mentors, has opened in Manchester.

Launched by the charity Expert Impact, the initiative has seen more than 200 leaders of social enterprises and charities ‘borrow’ an Expert for advice on improving their organisations and increasing their social impact.

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Justlife are recruiting Trustees

22 Nov 2019 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

JutlifeJustlife is in existence because they know that every time they don’t act another person living in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation (UTA) suffers. They suffer with deteriorating mental and physical health, become victims of crime, lose control of their life, drop off the bottom rung of the housing ladder or die prematurely. Tens of thousands of hidden homeless households are living in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation across England.

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Chair - Manchester Climate Change Partnership

22 Nov 2019 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

Manchester Climate Change PartnershipThis is an exciting opportunity to drive forward Manchester’s commitment to become zero carbon and place the city at the forefront of national and international efforts to limit global warming to 1.5oC.

For the last 10 years The City of Manchester has had a stakeholder owned strategy to address climate change and adapt the City to its related impacts.

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International Volunteer Managers Day: Long-term Volunteer Manager

5 Nov 2019 - 15:52 by aleena.khan

International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay) was founded and observed for the first time in 1999. It is celebrated every year on November the 5th. This year, it is in its 20th year, and is under the theme “Change the Tune!” to reflect the frustrations experienced in the sector and giving a chance for us to differently about how volunteer leadership is positioned – in the hope that we can change the dialogue. Read more about it here.

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International Volunteer Managers Day: Healthy Me Healthy Communities

5 Nov 2019 - 15:31 by aleena.khan

International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay) was founded and observed for the first time in 1999. It is celebrated every year on November the 5th. This year, it is in its 20th year, and is under the theme “Change the Tune!” to reflect the frustrations experienced in the sector and giving a chance for us to differently about how volunteer leadership is positioned – in the hope that we can change the dialogue. Read more about it here.

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