iWillWeek: Announcing our Social Action in Education programme

This iWill Week, we’re excited to launch the next phase of our Social Action in Education Programme! iWill Week (12th-16th November) is a national campaign which seeks to embed social action in the lives of young people. Their goal is to ensure young people aged 10 to 20 from all backgrounds have access to volunteering, [...]

Savvy Training Programme

The Savvy Training Programme is a new partnership between Martin Duffy Consultancy and Greater Manchester Youth Network. It offers an exciting selection of training for individuals who work in the voluntary sector. The training aims to be stimulating, interactive, informative and based on real-life experience. The first session is: Improving Your Monitoring and Evaluation on [...]

The Greater Manchester Care Leavers Awards

GMYN had a fantastic evening celebrating the achievements of care leavers across Greater Manchester at last week’s Greater Manchester Care Leavers Awards. It was an evening of celebration and enjoyment. The Awards took place on Thursday 18th October at RNCM, and was organised by Greater Manchester Higher, a collaboration of universities and further education colleges [...]

GMYN wins at North West Charity Awards 2018

Last Friday 12th October, #TeamGMYN were delighted to win the Best Social and Digital Media category at the North West Charity Awards 2018, held at the Principal Hotel in Manchester. The awards in its second year, provides North West charities and not-for-profit organisations with a platform to celebrate and be recognised for their outstanding contributions [...]

GMYN – Communications Coordinator Post

We are looking to recruit a new creative Communications Coordinator to manage our external comms and lead the next stage of our comms development. In 2017, GMYN undertook a full rebrand and has recently developed new visual communications tools, including embedded emails, e-flyers and social media assets, all of which are underpinned by a new communications [...]

KFC Foundation to support Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)

GMYN is excited to announce that the KFC Foundation has committed to support the charity in the Greater Manchester and North West region. The KFC Foundation will begin raising funds as of today, with money being raised from product promotions and customer donations at KFC branches across the region. Money raised by the KFC Foundation [...]

#TeamGMYN is on the move!

As part of some exciting new developments, we are thrilled to announce that GMYN is moving! Next month, we will be relocating to Manchester’s Northern Quarter, setting up shop in ethical working space Green Fish Resource Centre. 27 Ardwick Green North has been home to GMYN for 11 years. We have grown from a single volunteering [...]

New opportunities for Salford’s Care Experienced Young People

Youth charity Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) are thrilled to announce an extension to their Esmée Fairbairn Foundation funded Care Experienced Programme in Salford, which aims to boost the confidence and self-esteem of care leavers and looked after children in the borough. In partnership with Involved Salford, the charity gained additional funds from Salford CVS [...]

Volunteers’ Week 2018

The benefits of volunteering are huge – not only for volunteers, but also the organisations who support them. It diversifies skills and knowledge; builds connections with the wider community; and raises profiles of organisations and volunteers themselves. At GMYN, we want to celebrate the invaluable contribution that volunteers make and highlight how important volunteering is, particularly [...]