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Marketing & Communications Internship at Victoria Baths

24 Feb 2012 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

The Victoria Baths Trust is seeking a Marketing & Communications Intern for up to 6 months from March 2012.

This 21 hour a week placement provides an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or similarly qualified individual to gain practical experience in marketing a visitor attraction and arts venue.

Responsibilities will include copy writing, website maintenance, e-marketing and production of promotional material.

Expenses of up to £100 per month will be paid.

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Opportunity to be an Associate Trainer with The Training House

22 Feb 2012 - 13:03 by michelle.foster

The Training House is a Manchester based training company providing high quality, affordable training to the voluntary and statutory sectors in the North of England.

They are currently expanding their pool of Associate Trainers.

If you are an experienced trainer and would like to find out more about how The Training House work, who they are looking for, and how to apply, email Melanie Ibbitson at: melanietraininghouse@hotmail.com.

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Group Work Volunteers needed at LGF

17 Feb 2012 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

The Group Work programme at The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (LGF) has a strong history, and encompasses an art class, a social group for lesbian and bisexual women, a support group for lesbian & bisexual women, a group for older gay and bisexual men, a group for lesbian, gay and bisexual people from a Black and Ethnic Minority background, a support group for carers of lesbian, gay and bisexual people and a support group for gay married men. Most groups occur every two weeks, on a weekday evening and are held at The LGF’s Community Resource centre on Richmond Street.

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Young people's advocate on sexual violence and exploitation

17 Feb 2012 - 11:21 by michelle.foster

As part of the ending gang and youth violence report the Home Office committed to provide an additional £400,000 per annum for three years to improve services to support children and young people under 18 suffering sexual violence and exploitation, including from gangs.

Organisations are invited to bid for funding to recruit up to 13 new young people’s advocates who will provide direct and dedicated support to young people who are victims or at risk of sexual violence and exploitation.

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Creative People and Places Fund

17 Feb 2012 - 11:20 by michelle.foster

Arts Council England wants more people to experience and be inspired by the arts, irrespective of where they live or their social, educational or financial circumstances.

The Creative people and places fund will focus their investment in parts of the country where people’s involvement in the arts is significantly below the national average, with the aim of increasing the likelihood of participation.

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Get heard within local GPs commissioning groups

16 Feb 2012 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

The GP-led Clinical Commissioning Groups in north and central Manchester are looking for public representatives to act as a ‘voice’ on behalf of patients registered with north and central Manchester GP practices. The groups will be supported by NHS staff.

Who might become a member of a Patient and Public Advisory Group:

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Impact on Communities Survey

14 Feb 2012 - 14:21 by michelle.foster

MACC is working with GMCVO and other lead infrastructure organisations across Manchester to gather information about the impact of "austerity" on local communities.

We are asking for you views on how local people and communities in Manchester are faring in a climate of economic difficulty.

What problems do people and communities face and are the right services supplied to address them, or are there any areas of unmet need?

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