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
Volition and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service are holding an open day on the 17th of May at Thompson Street Fire Station. Volunteers will be able to experience cutting up a vehicle, have a go at CPR training, and get an insight in to how the Fire Service utilises volunteers.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have a number of opportunities available, and it isn’t just firefighting. Other non-uniform job roles are available for example: Pit Team who clean up a house after a fire, Volunteer Community Engagement, Business Safety and Community Safety Advisors, Volunteer Cadet Instructors to name a few.
The Fire Service heavily invests in individual volunteers and lets them choose their pathway within the fire service.
If you are interested or want to try something different contact your job center advisor or job center plus for a referral to the next open day on the 25th of May.