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  • Area of opportunity: Other
    Opportunity description:

    Joined up thinking, smart systems, building integrations, intuitive environments... oh how we love the possibilities! We are actively developing...

    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: Governance
    Opportunity description:

    Our safeguarding policy is fully compliant with current legislation and recommendations for best practice, it's robust, delivered well and is...

    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: Business development
    Opportunity description:

    Our organisation exists to inspire and help make the world a better place. We are working hard to create an environment, physically, culturally...

    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: Leadership/management
    Opportunity description:

    We run a really robust membership system which allows some of the most amazing perks that a roller skating centre could offer. Our mission is to...

    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:

    We are in a period of high growth, high energy and big change. As our environment changes so does our organisation. We want to make sure even the...

    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: Legal skills
    Opportunity description:

    We would like you to:

    • Read and review our Heads of Terms.
    • Use your knowledge to recommend any changes – for example is the...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    • It will enable us to feel confident that our Heads of Terms document is sound.
    • It will free up staff time and support us to focus on the set up and promotion of our new site.
    • It will broaden the range of skills and expertise within the organisation, improving future service development and delivery.

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

    We are in the process of expansion at Incredible Education in Salford developing a new site, which will host a community garden, café, forest...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    • It will enable us to increase our success rate with funding applications and will make us more financially sustainability.
    • It will increase staff members’ skills and confidence in putting together funding applications.
    • It will reduce the time it takes to write future applications.
    • It will broaden the range of skills and expertise within the organisation and our confidence about communicating with funders.
    • It will free up staff time and support us to focus on the set up and promotion of our new site.

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

    We are in the process of expansion at Incredible Education in Salford developing a new site, which will host a community garden, café, forest...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    • It will enable us to promote our project to potential funders and to increase our long-term financial sustainability, as a result.
    • Enable us to have photographs that we can use in future publications.
    • It will broaden the range of skills and expertise within the organisation and our confidence about communicating with funders.
    • It will free up staff time and support us to focus on the set up and promotion of our new site.

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

    We are in the process of expansion at Incredible Education in Salford developing a new site which will host a community garden, café, forest...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    • It will enable us to monitor our finances more effectively and create better financial reports.
    • It will save time by improving the efficiency of how we record and monitor financial information.
    • It will free up staff time and support us to focus on the set up and promotion of our new site.
    • It will broaden the range of skills and expertise within the organisation improving service delivery.

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

    We have recently created a new website for The Rugby College and we want someone with knowledge and experience of website design/user experience...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    We will have a website that is easy to use and that showcases the work that we do. We hope that this will help to increase the reach of our work so that more young people and a greater diversity of young people are aware of what we do and how to access our courses.

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

    We need someone who’s confident using a camera and video camera to help us create a bank of photographs and video clips of our training sessions...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    We will have a bank of photos and video clips that we can use to create engaging content on social media and to help demonstrate the impact of what we do. We hope that this will help to increase the reach of our work so that more young people and a greater diversity of young people are aware of what we do and how to access our courses.

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

    We need someone to advise and guide us about how to make our social media posts attractive and engaging and to help us reach a wider audience....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Creating more engagement via social media will help us to engage with a greater diversity of young people and raise awareness of the courses we offer and the benefits of participating in rugby.

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

    We regularly post about our club on social media and want someone to support and guide us about how to make posts attractive and engaging and to...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Creating more engagement via social media will help us to broaden our club membership and raise the profile of wrestling as a sport. It will enable more people to find out about wrestling and to get involved. We know that wrestling has a positive impact on young people’s lives and we would like to reach new audiences.

    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
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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