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Volunteer Centre Manchester

Volunteer Centre Manchester provides information, support and training to Manchester residents who want to volunteer.

We also support Manchester based organisations who want to recruit volunteers, need help and advice.

Manchester Directory

Find a community group or voluntary organisation in your area in our Directory of Voluntary and Community Groups.

Community Reporting

Why not become a Community Reporter or see how you could use Community Reporting with your service users. Have a look at the benefits of becoming part of the network of Community Reporters and some of the work we have already done.

Also see what training we offer in both Community Reporting and all aspects of marketing.

Hire our meeting rooms

We have excellent rooms available in different sizes to suit your needs at affordable rates.

We can provide refreshments and all the equipment you require for your meetings. There are discounts available for members Read more

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016 Shortlist
We’re very happy to announce the shortlist for our Sprit of Manchester Awards 2016. Thank you to everyone who made a nomination and thank to our judges for deciding the shortlist. The winners will be announced at our Awards Ceremony in October. Read more

Manchester Gives More

The Manchester Gives More initiative is a call-to-action to everyone to give something back to this great city – whether it is making a charitable donation, volunteering time or simply spreading the word.

We want Manchester to be the most generous city in the UK, a city which prides itself supporting local organisations for the benefit of Manchester people and doing our part to respond to international emergencies and showing solidarity for those facing a crisis. Read more

Welcome to Manchester Community Central. This portal provides Manchester's voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs 

Latest News

1 Jul 2016

Voting is now open to vote for the Best Community Space Spirit of Manchester Award 2016....

27 Jul 2016

The Training and Skills Development Foundation are hosting 1 to 1 Minibus Driving Awareness Scheme (MiDAS) training exclusively during August....

22 Jul 2016

A collaborative approach to support Black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee women and girls in Manchester, dealing with crisis, accessing help...