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Join the (Manchester) Volunteers' Week 2018 Working Group

22 Feb 2018 - 09:43 by jack.puller

"Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1 - 7 June every year."

The volunteer centre marks Volunteers’ Week annually with events and activities in Manchester: issuing certificates, delivering training, marketing campaigns, volunteering fairs etc.

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Guest Blog: Celebrating Student Volunteering Week at The University of Manchester

19 Feb 2018 - 00:34 by guest.blogger

As part of Student Volunteering Week 2018, Volunteer Centre Manchester is excited to share some guest blogs from people who undertake student volunteering and those who manage and support said activity. Here's the first from the University of Manchester:

Celebrating Student Volunteering Week at The University of Manchester

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Volunteers and the Law Workshop

Date: Thursday 26 April 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Join us at our day-long workshop on this popular topic that relates to involving volunteers in your organisation.

Aims:

  • understand the legal position of volunteers
  • consider and develop an approach to how you involve volunteers without creating contracts
  • feel empowered, and increase awareness on ways to reduce risk and treat volunteers fairly.

After the workshop, you will be more familiar with the law and how it relates to volunteering in terms of:

26 April, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc
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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.

Charity Places in the Great Manchester Run 2018 - Sign up with Macc now!

7 Feb 2018 - 22:34 by jack.puller

Have you missed out on a place in this year's Great Manchester Run (10k)?

Don't worry, we've got you covered!..

..sign up now and run for the Spirit of Manchester Fund from Macc (the organisation that coordinates the Spirit of Manchester programme).

Spirit of Manchester run

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Join us at our Manchester Volunteer Meet Up (MVMU) - March 2018

7 Feb 2018 - 10:27 by jack.puller

 Do you want to meet people (like you), that volunteer, or give their own time in our great city?

Manchester Volunteer Meet Ups are facilitated by Volunteer Centre Manchester (which is managed by Macc), and provide a chance for people in the City of Manchester who are volunteering - or seeking to volunteer, to come together; learn about relevant volunteering opportunities, network, share experiences and get support.

...there's tea and cake too!

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Our People, Volunteering Workshop (South Manchester)

20 Oct 2017 - 13:53 by jack.puller

This page contains information and booking details for Our People, Volunteering Workshops (delivered by Volunteer Centre Manchester). To read more about Our People, Volunteering please click here.

In October 2017, Manchester City Council (MCC) and Macc will be launching an exciting partnership initiative to link Council employees with Manchester’s local voluntary community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) organisations.

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Our People, Volunteering Workshop (North Manchester)

12 Oct 2017 - 11:51 by jack.puller

This page contains information and booking details for Our People, Volunteering Workshops (delivered by Volunteer Centre Manchester). To read more about Our People, Volunteering please click here.

 In October 2017, Manchester City Council (MCC) and Macc will be launching an exciting partnership initiative to link Council employees with Manchester’s local voluntary community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) organisations.

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Our People, Volunteering Workshop (City Centre)

5 Oct 2017 - 12:56 by jack.puller

This page contains information and booking details for Our People, Volunteering Workshops (delivered by Volunteer Centre Manchester). To read more about Our People, Volunteering please click here.

 In October 2017, Manchester City Council (MCC) and Macc will be launching an exciting partnership initiative to link Council employees with Manchester’s local voluntary community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) organisations.

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