We believe in the potential of every individual.
We believe no one should live in poverty.
We believe in the power of effective information and advice.
The Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership (MVAP) recruits and trains advice volunteers centrally and then supports them in ways that enable them to develop. This has been a collaboration of Manchester Mind, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit, Manchester Refugee Support Network, Centrepoint, and, since December 2017, Manchester City Council. The project increases our respective capacities to meet the advice needs of our communities. We all share our talents and skills and the responsibility for this exciting project for which Manchester Mind serves as lead and accountable body.
We approach our work in a way that is shaped and guided by our core values of:
- Collaborative Communities
We are seeking someone who cares about social justice and collaboration to work with us:
Salary: £28,785 pro rata (£17,271 actual) | Hours: 21 per week
Funding for this post is in place until 30th March 2021.
The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:
- Supporting volunteer development
- Advice in areas of social welfare law (benefits, debt, housing)
This part-time role is based at the Town Hall, where you would be supporting volunteers in Manchester City Council’s Homelessness Contact Centre. As such you would be working both within the Town Hall and at the Zion Centre in Hulme.
If you are interested in this role, please download the application documents from this listing or from the Vacancies page of the Manchester Mind website. The deadline for application submissions is 9am, Monday 24th August 2020.
Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services or had experience of volunteering.
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