MIV Catch Up - Manchester Community Central

Macc, Manchester’s local voluntary and community sector support organisation, joined us on Twitter for #MIVReveals on Wednesday 19th October 2016.

Macc is the local voluntary and community sector support organisation for the city of Manchester. A registered charity, working with a range of partners and other organisations to increase and develop the support available to the city’s voluntary and community sector.

@McrCommCentral Thanks for joining us today.  Can you tell us about Macc and what you do? #MIVReveals

Macc is the #VCSE sector support organisation for the city of Manchester. We have a Capacity Building Team, Policy & Influence Team and a Volunteer Centre. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral Why was Macc formed and what is your aim? #MIVReveals

Macc formed in 1981 seeking to challenge inequalities in health and social care. Macc’s purpose is to encourage, support and develop VCSE organisations and individuals to have a real influence over the places and communities in which they live. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral Who is behind your #charity? #MIVReveals

Our Board of Trustees have overall legal responsibility and Macc is supported by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral What is Manchester Community Central? #MIVReveals

Manchester Community Central is an umberella for our services and activities. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral What type of support and information can you provide for #volunteers? #MIVReveals

Help with finding #volunteering opportunities and how to apply, and information and guidance about why people #volunteer. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral What are the most common questions that you are asked from volunteers who need help? #MIVReveals

“How long does it take to start #volunteering.” 

“I want to #volunteer to gain experience, can you help?” 

"How flexible is #volunteering?" #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral Can you tell us about the Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016? #MIVReveals

#SpiritofMcr16 is a series of awards celebrating and highlighting all the excellent work being carried out in Manchester’s #VCSE. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral What top tip would you give to Manchester residents who want to volunteer? #MIVReveals

Key 1: Consider commitment - if a #volunteering OPP needs your support on a regular basis, will you be able to fulfil this? #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral How can people find out more about Manchester Community Central and get involved? #MIVReveals

Find out more on our website and become a member of Macc. #MIVReveals

@McrCommCentral Finally, are there any exciting new developments we should look out for? #MIVReveals

#Volunteer Voices in #MCR! We're producing these stories about #Volunteering on a regular basis! #MIVReveals

State of the Sector survey evidencing the important work of the sector #GMSOS16. Voluntary Sector Assembly 15 Nov. #mancvsa #MIVReveals

 

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