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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.

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

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.

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2018

Thanks to everyone who made a nomination for our Spirit of Manchester Awards 2018 which celebrate and highlight all the excellent work being carried out in Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. The judges are now shortlisting all the nominations and the shortlist will be made available on our website soon.

Data Protection and GDPR

Data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018. You should start preparing now for changes that GDPR will require to your current policies and procedures. We’ve put together some resources to help, view the resources here

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 

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