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  • Area of opportunity: Business development
    Opportunity description:

    We would like someone to:
    - Support us with some research to identify potential funding and revenue streams that will support our...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    You Can supports some of the most disadvantaged young people in Greater Manchester. Our delivery of positive activities helps our members combat social isolation, build self-confidence and increases health and well-being. This additional funding will help us to continue and expand our capacity as providers of positive activities for young people with disabilities and additional needs.

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

    We are looking for support to design creative ways to gathering feedback data about our services from our members, parents, carers and other...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    You Can supports some of the most disadvantaged young people in Greater Manchester. Our delivery of positive activities helps our members combat social isolation, build self-confidence and increases health and well-being. Our work has great success and a genuine impact on the lives of local people and this support will give us the opportunity to evidence and showcase that, learn how to improve and apply for further funding.

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

    We would like someone to:
    - Create a short film for us that will allow us to promote the work we do.
    - Come along to some of our...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having a film that promotes the work of the charity will support us to showcase the work that we do online which we hope will increase participation. It will also be a useful tool for evaluation and funding requests to be able to continue the work we do with young people.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day
  • Area of opportunity: Leadership/management
    Opportunity description:

    We are looking someone to support one of our senior members of staff with some informal management mentoring.

    We would like someone to:...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    You Can supports some of the most disadvantaged young people in Greater Manchester. Our delivery of positive activities helps our members combat social isolation, build self-confidence and increases health and well-being. Our work has great success and a genuine impact on the lives of local people and this management support will help us to develop a stronger team to deliver these services.

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

    We would like some to create a campaign that will highlight the work of the charity and the opportunities to get involved to a wider community....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having this support will promote what’s on offer from Greater Manchester Community Basketball to a wider audience and we hope, in turn, that this will lead to more people getting involved and an increase in health and wellbeing!

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

    Our policies are in need of updating and refreshing, particularly around data protection and health and safety.

    We would like someone to:...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Greater Manchester Community Basketball is dedicated to providing opportunities for all sections of the community, regardless of ability, background, gender or age. This support will allow us to deliver our services confidently using the most up-to-date best practice. It will also give us a point to work from to schedule annual reviews.

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

    We need support to implement some new policies alongside the ones we currently adhere to. For example, social media.

    We would like someone...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Greater Manchester Community Basketball is dedicated to providing opportunities for all sections of the community, regardless of ability, background, gender or age. This support will allow us to deliver our services confidently using the most up-to-date best practice across all areas.

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

    The work we do is dedicated to providing opportunities for all the community, regardless of ability, background, gender or age.

    We would...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having this support will promote what’s on offer from Greater Manchester Community Basketball to a wider audience and we hope, in turn, that this will lead to more people getting involved and an increase in health and wellbeing!

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

    We need some help to redesign the layout of our office.

    We would like someone to:
    - Come and take a look at our current office...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Greater Manchester Community Basketball is dedicated to providing opportunities for all sections of the community, regardless of ability, background, gender or age. There is a very small paid team supported by volunteers and an improved space will contribute to a better working environment, it will allow the team to work more efficiently and improve morale.

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

    We would like someone to:
    - Support us with some research to identify potential funding via grants and sponsorship that will support our...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Greater Manchester Community Basketball is dedicated to providing opportunities for all sections of the community, regardless of ability, background, gender or age. This support will allow us to access more funding, which in turn will allow us to remain sustainable and allow us to open up the sessions we offer to even more of the community.

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

    At the moment information about Green Teach is available on our facebook page but we feel that it is important for us to have a website.

    ...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having a website with information about Green Teach will support us in a number of ways. It will allow us to explain what we do and how people get involved. It will also support us with future funding bids as we can use the site to share what we do and record it as part of our evaluation.

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

    We would like a volunteer to offer us some advice around bookkeeping.

    We would like from you:
    • Help to review our current finance...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Monitoring our finances is crucial and having a clear system of how to record will give us a better idea of our sustainability and will free up valuable time for our staff

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

    We would like some support to plan how to raise awareness of Green Teach in a manageable way.

    We would like someone to:
    • Help us to...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    We are a small team and whilst we want to be able to offer our services to more people, we wouldn’t be able to manage a large amount of new people at once. Support to create a plan to raise awareness in a manageable way will allow us to confidently expand our offer and allow more of the community to get involved in our therapeutic green space.

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

    In order to continue to deliver and expand our services we bid for funding. Each bid takes a lot of work to put together and we would like some...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    We run our therapeutic green space with a small team so a lot of our time is spent delivering sessions. Each funding bid takes a lot of work to put together, so having useful information at hand to make this process a little easier, would be really helpful and allow us to offer this much needed support to the community. We run our therapeutic green space with a small team so a lot of our time is spent delivering sessions. Each funding bid takes a lot of work to put together, so having useful information at hand to make this process a little easier, would be really helpful and allow us to offer this much needed support to the community.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day