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VYM AGM and beyond

VYM’s AGM took place on 24th October with about 25 participants including trustees, staff, partners and a good cross section of the network.  You can read VYM’s annual report for 2015/16 here. It’s fair to say that the legal stuff aside, it was a feisty affair which suggests that folk are passionate about VYM and […]

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Jobs: miscellaneous

M13 Youth Project specialises in street-based detached work and project work with young people in Ardwick, Manchester, an ethnically and socially diverse area close to the City Centre and the University. Our aim is to work together with young people to foster enjoyment, learning, action and change. We work from an inclusive Christian value-base, using […]

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Miscellaneous Training & Development Opportunities

Macc offers a number of training opportunities of interest to the voluntary youth sector.  For details go to: https://www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/support-groups/training.  Nigel Rose is again offering a series of workshops that might benefit voluntary youth organisations, including the following: The 4 workshops are: Strategy and Commissioning in Manchester and Greater Manchester, 3rd November, morning, free This workshop will […]

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Funding: miscellaneous

RADEQUAL funding Further to the successful delivery of the Rethinking Radicalisation and Radical Dialogue programmes, Manchester has been working with communities to develop a new and exciting community resilience campaign and grant funding programme called RADEQUAL. RADEQUAL is an important campaign for everyone in the city as it is aimed at working together to ensure […]

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Introduction to Youth Work – free training for volunteers

GMYN is once again offering the ‘Intro to Youth Work’ training programme. There are six themed training events which are open for bookings and cover areas of youth work basics. All training is taking place this time in Wythenshawe starting on 7th November – Mondays 5:30-8:30pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Woodhouse Park, and is […]

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Ambition Quality

Voluntary Youth Manchester is proud of its association with Ambition, the national youth charity that supports the work we do in promoting quality work with young people.  Happily, they too are proud of their association with VYM and Manchester as highlighted in the case study on their website.  As a membership organisation ourselves, our being […]

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Young Manchester Trustees

Young Manchester has been established as an independent, city wide Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) that has been set up to develop a new way of working to support Youth and Play services for children and young people across Manchester, by working with partner agencies to commission work at a local level.  There is a Young Manchester […]

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East Manchester updates

Below are details of ongoing activities for professionals, children and young people and other members of the community, being offered across East Manchester: The next East Youth Partnership Meeting  will be on Wednesday 26th October, 12.30-1.30 at the National Cycling Centre.  There will also be a pre-meeting for organisations currently funded by MCC Youth & Play at 11.00, for […]

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State of the Sector Survey

The new State of the Sector Survey is now live.  Please complete it yourself and encourage others to do likewise so we can get as full a picture of the sector as possible. This is a Manchester survey being done in tandem with local surveys by neighbouring CVSs and GMCVO. Here’s a little bit of […]

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MSCB Website, Training & Resources

The following courses due to be delivered in September and October have spaces available.  Anyone interested will need to register on the MSCB Training Website http://training.manchesterscb.org.uk/. Children Missing from Home or Care 3rd October (half day course 9.30-1.00pm)  – Venue LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, M 1 3HF This course will look at Vulnerability Factors […]

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