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Climate Change and Sustainability Opportunity for Young People

6 Mar 2020 - 11:25 by michelle.foster

Co-opThe Co-op's Young Member's Group, which is a platform for young people to have their voices heard in decision making and planning for the Co-op, are currently working on a project with the Food Policy Team that is focusing on how the Co-op as a business can be more sustainable and make it products more environmentally friendly.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 26 February 2020

6 Mar 2020 - 11:24 by michelle.foster

GM Poverty ActionIn the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action look at putting poverty high on the agenda as the Mayoral election approaches. There is information about forthcoming training courses, an update on the GM Living Wage campaign.

There is a write up on the recent Talking about Poverty meeting and a few other short articles of interest, as well as the usual list of forthcoming events.

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Sorted Drop-In

6 Mar 2020 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

Every Wednesday 2pm-4pm
Manchester Mind, Children and Young People’s Services, 709 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3AG

The weekly Sorted advice drop-in is for young people age 15-25. The drop-in provides advice on benefits, work, housing, studies, and money worries.

The drop-ins can give advice on all of the above plus appealing benefit decisions and maximising income.

Young people are invited to come and talk things through with an advisers who can try and help get things sorted.

No appointment necessary.

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Children and Young People’s (CYP) Wellbeing Cafe

6 Mar 2020 - 11:20 by michelle.foster

Every Wednesday and Friday 1pm-3pm
Manchester Mind, Children and Young People’s Services, 709 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3AG

This an opportunity for young people age 15-25 to come along and find out more about Manchester Mind’s services in their relaxed and welcoming wellbeing cafe.

Find out about Manchester Mind’s offer including their mentoring service, volunteer opportunities, and advice services.

Young people can take part in wellbeing activities and meet new people.

No referral necessary.

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Chief Executive Officer at Stockport Without Abuse

Stockport Without Abuse (SWA) is seeking an experienced leader who has a proven track record in managing a dynamic and growing organisation. Leading a committed team who are value-based and mission-driven, you will be driving the strategic leadership of SWA. You will also play a key role in the wider Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse forums. 

28 hours per week
£40,000 - £42,000 pro-rata
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information signposting and guidance for voluntary sector organisations

5 Mar 2020 - 13:50 by michelle.foster

We will be posting regular reminders on practical things we can all do as individuals to help reduce the risk of catching and spreading this virus and to remind us of the importance of good hygiene, plus details of any practical measures being taken in our building to help minimise the risk of spread of the virus.

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Influencing the agenda: what matters to older people in Greater Manchester February 2020

On 20 February 2020, we held our 'Influencing the agenda: what matters to older people in Greater Manchester' event. 

We had a fantastic day celebrating the work that the network has achieved over the past 5 years and hearing from a range of speakers including representatives from Independent Age, Age UK Bolton, Transport for Greater Manchester and the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership. The event was an opportunity for our members to engage with decision makers and to make sure that their views were listened to. 

Funding bulletin March 2020

2 Mar 2020 - 15:18 by michelle.foster

MaccInformation for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Manchester Work Clubs Funding: 2020-2021

20 Feb 2020 - 12:31 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilManchester City Council recognises the important role Work Clubs play in providing flexible and informal employment support to workless Manchester residents. 

In recognition of the valuable role they play in delivering employment support services, Manchester City Council has made available grant funding for Manchester Work Clubs to apply for.

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