Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Volunteering Placement Starting Soon (10 weeks)


Greetings,



Volunteering placement starting soon at FareShare North West (which is operated by EMERGE in case you didn't know).

We are offering a structured programme with training including food hygiene, health and safety awareness, manual handling and emergency first aid. There will also be role specific training in warehousing. If you want to apply you must be able to commit to two days a week between 10 January and 11 March 2011.

The funders have laid down strict criteria so if you are interested take a quick look to see whether you are eligible:

Applicants must be:
• 19 years old or over
• Out of work
• Live in a City of Manchester ward

And must fit into at least one of the following groups:
• In receipt of Incapacity Benefit, Sickness Disability Benefit or Employment Support
Allowance;
• Lone parents in receipt of Income Support or JSA;
• Members of the BME communities including Refugee and Asylum Seekers;
• Over 50 who wish to return to work;
• Carers who wish to return to work;
• Have no qualifications

If you want to find out more come and join us for a cup of coffee and a chat at FareShare on Tuesday 14 December and 2pm. You will meet the staff and other volunteers, get more information about the placement and have the chance to fill out an application form.

If you know of anyone else who may be interest please let them know.


Onwards & upwards!

Joe

Ecofocused.com

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