• Area of opportunity: Finance
    Opportunity description:

    *This role can take place remotely.

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

    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:

    *This opportunity can take place remotely.

    We would like help with the following tasks:

    - Creating a calendar for our events,...

    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:

    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, developing a new site which will host a community garden, café, forest school, woodland activities and much...

    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: 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: 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: 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: Marketing
    Opportunity description:

    Through Motivate, our new sports project, we’re looking to recruit and train Rangers and Young Leaders (14-18 years), in sports leadership and...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having the knowledge and understanding to better communicate our sport social action project so that more girls can get involved. It will also allow us to understand what works and open us up to new ideas to ensure that we can continue to support young people to fulfil their potential.

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

    We use excel to monitor and evaluate our projects.
    We would like someone to:
    - Meet with us and learn how we currently use excel to...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having the knowledge and understanding to better record, monitor and evaluate the work going on will free up time for us to work with even more young people as part of the project. It will also allow us to provide better evidence of what works and where support is needed to ensure that we can continue to support young people to fulfil their potential.

    Minimum commitment: half day
  • Area of opportunity: Data management
    Opportunity description:

    We would like some support to create and help implement a new system of recording and updating information about our players and their parents....

    Difference this will make to the group:

    We work with many players across a range of ages, so it is important to be able to keep up-to-date records to support the effective running of the club, particularly in the area of safeguarding.

    Having a system that is easy to update and use will ensure that yhe club has an effective means of communicating with players and parents and will allow us to share data with Manchester City Council, who support and fund the charity's work.

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

    Greater Manchester Community Basketball takes safeguarding very seriously to ensure children are protected at all times. Policies and procedures,...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This training will ensure our coaches have the most up-to-date knowledge and will support us in our safeguarding policy aim of promoting good practice and safeguarding young people.

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

    Greater Manchester Community Basketball is dedicated to providing opportunities for everyone in the community, regardless of ability, background,...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having a film that promotes the work of the charity will support us in a number of ways:

    - It will support us to promote and raise awareness of the charity.
    - It will help people get a better idea of what to expect from coming along and may encourage more participation.
    - It will help with evidencing our work as part of evaluation and funding requests.

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

    *This role can take place remotely.

    We would like some help to build our social media profile.

    We would like someone to:

    -...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This support will allow us to sahre what we do with more clubs and groups, who can often run wholly by volunteers, and let them, know about the support available to them to help them develop, grow and continue to support the community.

    We also want a platform to shout about the amazing work our volunteers will do along with share successes and learning to create a best practice employer supported volunteering guide that outlines how it can work in the best way for everyone involved.

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

    *This opportunity can take place remotely.

    We would like some help to raise awareness of the support available to sports clubs and groups...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    This information will allow us to get in touch with more clubs and groups, who can often run wholly by volunteers, and let them know about the support available to them to help them develop, grow and continue to support the community!

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

    *This opportunity can take place remotely.

    We would like someone to:
    - Take some photos outdoors in Manchester or Salford that...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    - Having images that represent what the project aims are will help with understanding by the different audiences involved.

    - Having images that represent Salford or Manchester will help the project be recognised as taking place in both cities.

    These two things will help encourage more groups, who can often run wholly by volunteers, be more aware of the project and get involved, as it will help towards having a better understanding of the support available to them to help them develop and grow.

    Minimum commitment: 1 day