• 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: 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:

    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: 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 across the city. 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: 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 across the city. 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: Fundraising
    Opportunity description:

    Do you have a fundraising idea that you think would go down well in your place of work? Do you enjoy organising and interacting with people?...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    You Can supports some of the most disadvantaged young people across the city. Our delivery of positive activities helps our members combat social isolation, build self-confidence and increases health and well-being.
    Every donation helps us work towards being able to offer better equipment and resources along with more sessions for more people.

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

    We are looking for some support to help us make the most of the social media. We currently have a YouTube channel, Twitter and a Facebook page...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    You Can supports some of the most disadvantaged young people across the city. Our delivery of positive activities helps our members combat social isolation, build self-confidence and increases health and well-being.
    A more streamlined use of social media will free up valuable time for staff to concentrate on the delivery of these services. An increased social media presence will also allow us tell more people about what we do and get more people involved.

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

    We are looking for some support to help us make the most of the social media.
    We would like someone to:
    - Review the social media...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    You Can supports some of the most disadvantaged young people across the city. Our delivery of positive activities helps our members combat social isolation, build self-confidence and increases health and well-being.
    A more streamlined use of social media will free up valuable time for staff to concentrate on the delivery of these services. An increased social media presence will also allow us to tell more people about what we do and get more people involved.

    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: Events
    Opportunity description:

    We are at the cutting edge of the elite side of this amateur sport and want to offer the most amazing game day experience. As they say, many hands...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having more community support will help us in a number of ways:

    - It will help us to meet our one of our club aims - community involvement is an important part of want we do. We want local people to support their local club. We want to reach the community and offer more than just sport.
    - An increase in supporters would also act as a way to increase the clubs income, which will help us be able to upgrade equipment for the teams.
    - Prepare us for UK wide domination and the biggest fan base following!

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

    We feel that sport is a great way to get the community together and would like some help to fill the stands with local supporters at our home...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having more community support will help us in a number of ways:

    - It will help us to meet our one of our club aims - community involvement is an important part of want we do. We want local people to support their local club. We want to reach the community and offer more than just sport.
    - An increase in supporters would also act as a way to increase the clubs income, which will help us be able to upgrade equipment for the teams.

    Minimum commitment: 2 days
  • Area of opportunity: Finance
    Opportunity description:

    We currently have a system for recording finances where information is stored in different ways and places and can be time consuming to keep up-to...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Having a clearer picture of our finances will help us in a number of ways:

    - It will give us a better idea of where we can release extra funds.
    - It will make it easier to for us to understand whether the club and our current ways of working are sustainable.
    - It will allow us to be more transparent.
    - It will free up time to allow us to concentrate on delivering our service to the community.

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

    Our Pedal Away rides are pitched at a low level so that anyone can join in no matter when the last time you got on a bike was. They are social...

    Difference this will make to the group:

    Whilst our rides will always have enough support to ensure, they can be carried out safely, additional support will help us to:

    - have a better idea of how participants feel about the ride and allow us to follow up
    - help participants, particularly those new to the group, to feel comfortable
    - help with continued participation which can have positive benefits in terms of both health and social isolation
    - allow other volunteers who may have carried out this role to shadow ride leaders which will help us to increase our offer to the community.

    Minimum commitment: half day