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  • Area of opportunity: Other
    Opportunity description:

    We would like someone to:

    - Help us with the maintenance of our charity base in central Manchester.
    - Maintenance includes painting...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This will improve our service greatly as it will bring these rooms into use and allow us to work reach and work with more people. Currently, staff delivering these services do not have the capacity to undertake the task themselves so any help in getting this done would be make a big difference. Resources will be provided.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Administration
    Opportunity description:

    As part of our work we run a youth club. We currently have paper registration forms but we would like to move to electronic.

    We would...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will help us in a few ways. It will allow us to take another step towards becoming paperless which is contributes to improved information safety and it’s good for the environment! Having this information stored electronically will also allow us to access it from multiple locations and will support us in evaluation and funding applications.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Other
    Opportunity description:

    We work with young people as part of our NEET programme (not in education, employment or training) and would like opportunity for a young person/...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    The young people we work with on this project aren’t currently in employment, education or training. Hearing from someone about their career path and what their role involves may spark interest in a particular area and allow them to become more informed about different roles available and the steps they might need to take to get there.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    Since starting up in September 2018, we have had some good successes including competing in 2 national tournaments and providing opportunities for...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    In September 2018 we set up a Sitting Volleyball team primarily for those who are still ‘active’ but may be restricted through physical injury or impairment. . We have had a good response but would like to expand what we do and get more people involved. Having support to raise awareness will let people know what is on offer and in turn improve the wellbeing of more members of the community through increased participation.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    Since starting up in September 2018, our Sitting Volleyball Team has had some good successes including competing in national tournaments and...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    In September 2018 we set up a sitting volleyball team primarily for those who are still ‘active’ but may be restricted through physical injury or impairment. We have had a good response but would like to expand what we do and get more people involved. We need to increase our funds and want to try to secure sponsorship from local businesses – the time you give will help us to start building those relationships.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Business development
    Opportunity description:

    Having started in September 2018, our Sitting Volleyball Team has trained weekly and competed in 2 national tournaments, providing opportunities...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    In September 2018 we set up a Sitting Volleyball team primarily for those who are still ‘active’ but may be restricted through physical injury or impairment. We have had a good response but would like to expand what we do and get more people involved. We need to increase awareness and funds therefore we would like to secure sponsorship from local businesses – the time you give will help us to start building those relationships. Some of our players have been involved with sitting volleyball for several years, and indeed one of our team having represented Great Britain at the Invictus Games.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Other
    Opportunity description:

    We need some help to build a scout hut! We are building the wooden frame for our new hut, we are told it is easier than building Ikea furniture....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    At the moment there is no central venue for the group to meet, we did have a hut but it was in a shocking state. Having this space available to the community will:

    - Increase the opportunities that we are able to offer young people
    - Encourage attendance and increase membership
    - It will mean there is a much need space for other community groups in the area.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    We want to raise awareness about handball, reach new audiences and increase the number of people, who participate in our sessions. We are looking...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will:

    - Enable more young people to participate in handball.
    - Help people to get active.
    - Increase our profile in the community.
    - Increase our team’s knowledge, skills and confidence in marketing.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Business development
    Opportunity description:

    We are passionate about our sport and how participation changes people’s lives. We want to build better relationships with local businesses and...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will:

    - Enable us to expand our activities
    - Ensure a wider range of people have the opportunity to participate in handball
    - Help people to get active
    - Increase our team’s knowledge, skills and confidence in approaching local businesses

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    We want to raise awareness about handball, reach new audiences and increase the number of people, who participate in our sessions. We are...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having this support will:

    - Enable more young people to participate in handball
    - Help people to get active
    - Increase our profile in the community
    - Increase our team’s knowledge, skills and confidence in media work

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Consultation
    Opportunity description:

    We would like someone:

    - who has a flare for writing case studies and interviewing participants to see how cycling has changed their life....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    - It will support us to market the project to the right audience.
    - It will help people get a better idea of what participants and carers can expect from coming along to the Pedal Away Ride.
    - It may increase the number of volunteers to the project as they know more about it.
    - It may increase our donations and sponsorship.
    - It will help as part of the evaluation for the project.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    Our Wheels For All sessions are aimed at giving disabled adults and children the opportunity to ride a bike without disability being a barrier....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having a video showcasing our Salford Wheels For All session will support us in a number of ways:

    - it will support us to market the project to the right audience.
    - it will help people get a better idea of what participants and carers can expect from coming along to a Wheels For session.
    - it may increase the number of volunteers to the project as they know more about it.
    - it may increase our donations and sponsorship.
    - it will help as part of the evaluation for the project.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    At St Clement's’ our centre hosts a range of community activities, services and groups. We want to gather the stories of some of the people...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will:

    - Increase local people’s knowledge about our services, groups and activities
    - Help us share information with the groups who already use the centre
    - Increase the number and diversity of people using the centre
    - Encourage more people to support our work through donations or volunteering.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Graphic design
    Opportunity description:

    At St. Clement's’ our centre hosts a range of community activities, services and groups. We want to create a more eye-catching logo that...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will:

    - Help us to communicate more effectively about the services we offer
    - Make our marketing materials more eye-catching and appealing
    - Increase the number and diversity of people using the centre
    - Encourage more people to support our work through donations or volunteering.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Other
    Opportunity description:

    Our centre hosts a range of community activities, services and groups. We want to keep the centre looking spick and span and for it feel like a...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will:

    - Make our centre a lovely, warm and welcoming place to be
    - Encourage more groups to use our centre for their activities.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Finance
    Opportunity description:

    We are looking for someone with finance skills to help us get organised and to support us with the following tasks:

    - Creating an easy to...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    It will enable us concentrate on the activities of our group and once we have systems set up it really help us to stay organised.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Administration
    Opportunity description:

    We would like help with the following tasks:

    - Creating a calendar for our events, training sessions and meetings
    - Support to create...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    It will help us reach our goals! Bringing professional skills to our group will help us increase the ability of our group, we will be able to offer more activities and involve even more people from the local area.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    Our most common feedback is "I can't believe I didn't know this was here, it's amazing, we'll definitely come back....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having this support will make a difference in a number of ways. It will:

    - Enable more people to access and experience skating and roller sports in Manchester.
    - Build membership of our sports teams so they continue to grow and succeed.
    - Support us as we transition to owning our own building and creating a dedicated centre for roller sports.
    - Help us to work more effectively and expand knowledge and skills within our team.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Web development
    Opportunity description:

    We run a full ecommerce solution on a market leading hosting solution with a wordpress platform, with off the shelf plugins to handle our...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having this support will make a difference in a number of ways. It will:

    - Enable more people to access and experience skating and roller sports in Manchester.
    - Build membership of our sports teams so they continue to grow and succeed.
    - Support us as we transition to owning our own building and creating a dedicated centre for roller sports.
    - Help us to work more effectively and expand knowledge and skills within our team.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Consultation
    Opportunity description:

    In 1991, a humble little village sports hall was built, on a budget, in an inner city area... Fast forward to today, 28 years later, and that...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having this support will make a difference in a number of ways. It will:

    - Enable more people to access and experience skating and roller sports in Manchester.
    - Build membership of our sports teams so they continue to grow and succeed.
    - Support us as we transition to owning our own building and creating a dedicated centre for roller sports.
    - Help us to work more effectively and expand knowledge and skills within our team.

    Minimum commitment: half day