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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in the Arts and Cultural Sectors

This new course has been designed for individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of safeguarding legislation and best practice, specifically when working with vulnerable adults in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors. You will explore what is meant by the term “vulnerable adult” in the context of your work and will develop approaches for recognising and responding to the different types of abuse associated with adults at risk.

13 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:15
HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN
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Sunday Funday - Water Adventure Centre

24 February, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
3 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
10 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
17 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
24 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
31 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
7 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
14 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
21 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
28 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00

Water play club for 8 to 13 year olds.

Every Sunday 11am - 2pm 

Only 30p per session

Canoeing and kayaking on the Ashton Canal, water play, games and lots of fun.

Children must be able to swim a length (25 metres) parents must sign children in on the first visit. 

Please bring

  • a change of clothes and shoes
  • a towel
  • a packed lunch

New members welcome - call in or speak to Youth / Play worker Mike
Email: mike@wateradventurecentre.org.uk 

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Building a sustainable social enterprise

24 January, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30

There are a growing number of Community Interest Companies (CIC) and other businesses that exist for a social purpose. Many charities are having to re-invent themselves as social enterprises as grant funding has diminished or disappeared. 

The seminar will focus on diversifying revenues and wider sources of funding. We will also explore routes to sustainability and how to build a wider network.

The seminar will end with a panel session with:

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Community Asset Transfer - What you need to know

UK's leading property advice charity Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for non-profit organisations in partnership with Macc.

10am - 1:30pm Workshop and Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Confidential 1:1 Advice Clinic

You will work with real life case studies from other community organisations and learn:

10 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Understanding Poverty Data

Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades. A multitude of data is available that helps quantify poverty, but that wealth of data can make finding the most useful and best supporting evidence difficult. By the end of this one-day course participants will have developed an understanding of what key poverty datasets tell us, how best to access data sources and how to use this knowledge to support the work that they do.

Lunch provided, refreshments throughout the day.

5 June, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00
Central Manchester
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Harpurhey Together

16 October, 2018 - 12:30 to 15:30

This is a partnership project between Parasol, bringing hope and friendship for European nationals, and Harpurhey Neighbourhood Project, working with the community for over 40 years.

This event will bring together local people with new residents from Central and Eastern Europe to share ideas, experience and future plans. 

There will be a free lunch on arrival and free parking is available. 

To book a place, contact Graeme on 07460 988 361 or email harpurhey@aol.com

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Your Voice Matters - Diversity and Inclusion

5 April, 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00

This year’s Your Voice Matters - Diversity & Inclusion Event for Wythenshawe and Withington Hospitals will be held on Thursday 5 April (registration from 9-9:30am). Tea, coffee and a light lunch will be provided. The event will be taking place at Wythenshawe Hospital, in Lecture Theatre 2 located within the ERC building.

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Age UK Manchester: Kiosk Fundraising Volunteer Recruitment Evening

26 February, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Would you like to help an independent charity that works with and for older people in Manchester to raise vital funds to support it's work?

Age UK Manchester would like to welcome some new volunteers to support their participation in the Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3) ‘Not For Profit Programme’ at Manchester City Football Club. Volunteers run a booth at the Etihad Stadium on match days and at events; dispensing food and drink (soft and alcoholic) – where a percentage of the profits generated are paid directly to Age UK Manchester.

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