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Volunteer Centre Blog

Regular blogs from the Volunteer Centre Manchester Team will keep you up to date with the latest developments and news about volunteering in Manchester - and nationally.

Guest Bloggers will also contribute from time to time; to shine a light on what volunteering means to them and to share things that are happening locally and nationally.

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

19 Feb 2018
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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

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Volunteer 'Meet Up' Starts November!

24 Oct 2017
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November will see the start of a new Volunteer 'Meet Up' group run by Volunteer Centre Manchester. The two-hour

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Micro-volunteering Opportunity: Help Macc reach 100 subscribers on YouTube so we can 'go live'.

10 Oct 2017
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"100 Subscribes is all it takes!..."

Jack!? What an earth is Micro-volunteering?

My colleague (Barkery) put it nicely in a blog post towards the back end of 2016.

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Eileen Jackson – Age UK Manchester

7 Jun 2017
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Our seventh Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Eileen – a volunteer with Age UK Manchester.

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Beca, Al and Marie – Volunteers at Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH)

6 Jun 2017
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Our fourth, fifth and sixth Volunteer's Week Spirit Stories come from Beca, Al and Marie who all volunteer with Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH).

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Hannah Affleck – Volunteer Mentor for City Year UK

5 Jun 2017
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 Our third Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Hannah – a volunteer with City Year UK.

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: Molly Wright – Telephone Support Line Call Handler for NAPAC (The National Association of People Abused in Childhood)

1 Jun 2017
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Our first Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story comes from Molly – a volunteer with NAPAC who supports the organisation as a Telephone Support Line Call Handler.

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Spirit Story for Volunteers' Week 2017: John Sennett - John's Road to Volunteering

31 May 2017
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Our second Volunteers’ Week Spirit Story has been suuplied by John Sennett.

Enter John Sennett...

"John Sennett, a volunteer

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10 Years a Volunteer

10 Apr 2017
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Hello all,

Welcome to the final blog post in our mini series from Macc staff and their adventures in the world of volunteering.

Today we hear from Jack Puller. Jack is

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Rattling cans, Citizen's Advice, and Christmas Carol's

27 Mar 2017
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Hello all,

We hope you had a great weekend and made the most of the beautiful sunshine!

Welcome back to our mini series of blogs from the team here at Macc. This series has allowed us