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Bee Hive Cameras Live Stream

A short video showcasing Manchester Cathedral Bees by Adam York Gregory Manchester Cathedral Bees from Adam York Gregory on Vimeo. Bee Hive Cameras 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.         Heavenly […]

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Sir David Richards, Patron of Volition

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 […]

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Volition Open Day

We have our open day on September 10thYou can find out more by joining an online information session 10 September – refer by email to beapartofit@volitioncommunity.orgWe can Support via zoom/MS teams, paper based, email and telephone. Assistance includes CV writing Wellbeing conversation cafes online applications navigating online recruitment processes identifying and developing personal strengths and […]

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Lockdown gardening against the odds and Bees over Manchester

The bees in eight hives on the roof of Manchester Cathedral, which are part of the Volition Community, have been busy during lockdown, although the gardeners who tend for the cathedral grounds have had to pause. Beekeeper Cath Charnock explains, “June is usually a busy month for Volition. We are still in lockdown, but the […]

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Beekeeping report 2020

Manchester Cathedral 2020 got off to a flying start, the Volition Volunteers cleaned and repaired all the beekeeping kit, we also made up the extra kit we would need to start the season. All bee suits were washed and repaired, and the beekeeping room made ready for the coming season. The weather was unseasonable good […]

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Volition – Suspended until end of April

Dear Volition Community In the interests of volunteer and staff safety at this time, the decision has been taken to suspend office and volunteering operations at Volition until 01 May 2020. Do not attend for any volunteering or training sessions from today.  Our information sessions for new starters are also cancelled. We will be working remotely […]

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Volition Information Morning

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next information session for candidates on Thursday 26th March. This is an innovative, proactive programme which supports all who join with a view to improving lives, building skills, and successfully gaining sustainable employment. This ten-week programme will facilitate entry to employment through a joint approach of training, volunteering and […]

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Volition Annual Report 2019

During 2019, we welcomed a new programme manager Donna Denston from the Combined Authority. Donna joined a team of seven staff and has grown into the role very quickly. We took 115 volunteers onto the programme from job centres across Greater Manchester with 103 received formal accreditation. The major reasons for some volunteers not attaining […]

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Reds & K Out and About

REDS & K OUT AND ABOUT 1000 photos This is a weekly ongoing project that started in 2017. The project includes two stories; While Andrew Redmond ‘REDS’ rediscovers Manchester through photographing graffiti and street art, Karin Albinsson photographs Reds and captures the stories. The project has been funded by Volition and will be exhibited in […]

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Job Vacancy – Community Volunteer Coordinator

Volition Community Volunteer Coordinator Salford Cathedral Job Description Reports to: Volunteer Manager at Volition and the Dean of Salford Cathedral Cathedral contact: The Dean of Salford Cathedral, Salary: Between £30,000 & £35,000 – includes all on costs and a 10% employers pension contribution Hours of work: 37 hours per week, including some evening and weekend […]

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Information Day

Volition at Manchester Cathedral has its next information session for candidates on Friday 21st February. This is an innovative, proactive programme which supports all who join with a view to improving lives, building skills, and successfully gaining sustainable employment. This ten-week programme will facilitate entry to employment through a joint approach of training, volunteering and […]

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Christmas Closing Times

The Volition office will close on Friday 20th December. We will re-open again on Monday 6th January 2020 at 9am. Please note that nobody will be answering the office telephone during this time.  If you wish to leave us a message, please do, and we will get back to you in the New Year. We […]

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