Canon Adrian Rhodes has joined the Volition team as our Volunteer Bee Coordinator. Known as the “Canon Apiarist” at Manchester Cathedral Adrian has been a beekeeper since 2011, keeping bees at home, on the roof of Manchester Cathedral and is mentor to our volunteers who look after the Beehives at Manchester Cathedral and the Printworks. […]Read More
Sir David Richards has become a patron of Volition Community following a visit last year to see the work of this charity. Welcoming Sir David, the Dean of Manchester thanked Sir David for his commitment to this programme which runs from Manchester and Liverpool Cathedrals. Sir David, encouraged at the outcomes of this programme of […]Read More
We currently have two bee hive cameras upon the flat roof of Manchester Cathedral, click on the play button below to view the bees and their hives.Read More
Following a positive and productive recent meeting, we are delighted to announce the aptly named Hive Hospitality as a valued supporter of Volition. As their commitment to Volition, Hive Hospitality have undertaken to;
– Disseminate their knowledge and experience by freely giving their time and expertise, and volunteering in each 10 week Volition programme covering areas including cooking, interview skills, etc.
– When volunteers are nearing the end of their respective programme, or should be seeking work, Hive Hospitality will aim to connect them with companies and organisations who may have suitable positions available ,
– Generally support the progression and expansion of the Volition programmes via Hive’s networking capabilities both to its own to personnel and also promoting Volition to clients, in an attempt to raise more awareness and gain further resources for inward distribution by Volition,
– Hive Hospitality have also been most generous in undertaking to donate a percentage of their yearly net profit to Volition.
For this we most sincerely thank Hive Hospitality. Their Director, Amy Dennis, stated “All of us found it very interesting to listen to the team’s passion for the charity and the amazing work you are all doing down there and are very keen to get involved.”
Anthony O’Connor, Volition Director, commented “As Director of Volition, I am delighted with Hive Hospitality and the commitment from the Directors’ to support Volition. This model of social enterprise benefits everyone and I am so pleased that Hive has joined us in this task.”
About the company Hive Hospitality
At Hive Hospitality we pride ourselves on offering a seamless and high quality recruitment service to the hospitality industry. As a team of ex-chefs we understand our clients and candidates and strive to provide the kind of service that we would expect ourselves. We offer both permanent and temporary staffing solutions covering both back and front of house.