ThriveWorking together in Trafford

Volunteer with Macmillan Wellbeing Centre

Macmillan Wellbeing Centre is seeking volunteers to assist the staff in providing a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, being caring and supportive, and to complement the work of the staff by performing various practical tasks. The special skills of a volunteer may be utilised to enhance the scope of activities offered. In brief volunteer roles include: […]

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November 27, 2013

Stretford Hive Co-ordinator Opportunity (Volunteer Role)

Stretford Hive have a volunteer opportunity for a Co-ordinator position. The post holder will help the local community participate in various activities in Stretford Hive through user involvement initiatives and volunteering. He or she will develop ways to enable local community groups and local residents to be engaged along with other voluntary and statutory partners […]

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November 26, 2013

Red Rose Forest Volunteer Opportunities

Red Rose Forest has more Trafford Countryside volunteering opportunities… this time based at Broad Ees Dole Nature reserve but the meeting place will be Mersey Valley Visitor Centre, Rifle Rd, M33 2LX. The Conservation Volunteers (what used to be BTCV) are running four volunteer days, two of which are before Xmas – 17th and 18th […]

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November 21, 2013

Help us to better understand and support faith organisations in Trafford: Trafford Faith Survey 2013/14

If you are a faith based organisation in Trafford we would be extremely grateful if you could spare just 10 minutes of your time to complete a Faith Survey to help both the council and its partners to better understand the enormous contribution that faith organisations make to our communities and what we can do […]

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November 20, 2013

Voluntary and Community Sector Savings Consultation – Adult Services

Providers are invited by Trafford Council to attend the Voluntary and Community Sector Savings Consultation Presentation on Adults Services, on the 27th November, at 2.00pm – 3.30pm, at Trafford Town Hall Committee Room 2&3. Please note; this presentation will focus on the savings attributed to adult services, therefore may not necessarily be applicable to all […]

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November 8, 2013

blueSCI seeks to provide Disclosure and Barring Services to local groups

blueSCI is looking into the possibility of becoming a registered umbrella body with the Disclosure and Barring Service so that it can provide DBS checks for the community groups and social enterprises that they are supporting at a lower cost. In order to do this they need to provide evidence to show that they will […]

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November 6, 2013

Voluntary Sector Grants Still Available For South Area Groups

Thrive Trafford is helping to deliver Trafford Councils 2013-14 Voluntary Sector Grants that will distribute £160,000 to community, voluntary and charity sector groups who want to run projects that will enhance their local communities. The South area still has £20,000 to allocate for voluntary and community groups to apply to fund projects that will benefit […]

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November 4, 2013

Early Help Commissioning Framework – Provider Information Event

For those providers of children and young people’s services in Trafford you may be interested to know that Trafford Children and Young People’s Services is holding an Early Help Commissioning Framework – Provider Information Event on Wednesday 27th November 2013 from 14.00-16.00 at Trafford Town Hall – Thomas De Trafford Conference Room A&B. Places are […]

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October 24, 2013

Scouts Big Day Out, November 2nd

Scouts will be holding a range of exciting and fun activities at Media City on Saturday 2 November 2013 (10am to 4pm) and hope to attract lots of potential new volunteers to come and try them out, and then be inspired to sign up with them as helpers or leaders. Most stuff will be free, […]

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October 22, 2013

Adactus Housing Relaunch Neighbourhood Fund

Following the first round of neighbourhood funding Adactus have supported or pledged to support 75 projects across Manchester, Trafford and Cheshire totalling £78,000 in 2013/14. The fund is judged by Adactus residents and they have £9,000 still available for community projects. For this round, to ensure that the money benefits as many projects as possible […]

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October 22, 2013