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E+ for Youth Workers

Keen on working with young people, enjoy having an international exposure, like supporting others’ learning experiences. Leader in youth exchanges online learning and training course gives you the opportunity to acquire requisite skills and competencies in organising E+ Youth Exchanges and the expertise in managing human resources involved in the programmes. Objectives: This learning supports […]

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Manchester Holiday Buzz Playscheme Fund 2019–2020

The purpose of the Playscheme Fund is to complement the all year round play offer in Manchester. The funding aims to enable open access play activities, primarily over the Summer 2019 and Easter 2020 holidays, with a particular focus on; addressing gaps in provision, increasing the numbers of disabled children accessing universal play services, ensuring […]

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The Manchester Christmas Dinner (for Care Leavers) needs YOU!

Every year, a group of volunteers passionate about creating a magical Christmas day for Care Leavers aged 18-25 come together from September to plot, plan and perfect the event – and this year, you’re help is needed! From recruiting guests, choosing and buying gifts, coordinating transport to deciding on décor –new members are needed to […]

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Creative Facilitation with Young People

This one-day course on Wednesday 25 September, 10am-4.15pm at HOME provides an introduction to a creative approach to group facilitation. It aims to encourage, develop and inspire those with responsibility to lead others through a facilitative process, be it for the purposes of team building, consultation, idea-generation or training. Throughout the day, we will be […]

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Safeguarding in a youthwork setting: Action learning sets

Young Manchester and GMYN are inviting ten organisations to come together in a set of facilitated workshops to share learning on safeguarding practice in youth work on Wednesdays 12 and 19 June, 9.30am-12pm, at GMYN office, Green Fish Resource Centre. This programme will capture stories and experience and use this learning to develop training and […]

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Leaders in GM: Speak-Up, Listen-Up Masterclass

Most organisations in Greater Manchester have taken for granted habits and implicit rules that influence how certain things do and don’t get talked about. Some people get heard more than others. Some people or groups are consciously, and more often unconsciously, excluded. This has an impact on decision making and staff engagement. Good ideas may […]

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Manchester Poverty Truth Commission launch event

You are cordially invited to the launch of Manchester Poverty Truth Commission ‘Nothing About Us Without Us is For Us.’ on 27 June, 11am-1.45 at Comedy Store, 3 and 4, Arches, Deansgate Locks, Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M1 5LH. Sponsored by Councillor Sue Murphy, Deputy Leader, Manchester City Council and Dr Ruth Bromley, Chair, Manchester […]

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New Princes Trust programmes coming up

The Princes Trust are offering free spaces on programmes: Get started in Music; Get started with Film and Digital Media; ‘Fairbridge’ in Bury and Central Manchester; Get into Retail with TKMAXX. Get Started with Music Meet new people and improve your skills by creating and recording tracks and preparing for a musical performance in an […]

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Bridging the Gaps: Strengthening Mental Health Support for Children and Young People

Comic Relief are seeking proposals from those working on providing mental health support to children and young people at an early stage so that they are aware of their mental health and can build resilience as they grow and develop. Comic Relief would like to fund proposals that are particularly focusing on vulnerable children and […]

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Interested in free bus journeys? You could win £500 by completing a survey

Later this year the Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, plans to introduce free bus travel for young people in the Greater Manchester area. Help Transport for Greater Manchester to understand how this might affect you by completing this short survey by Friday 24 May 2019. By completing the survey you can be entered into a […]

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