Places now available with #TeamGMYN at Great Manchester Run 2019

Youth charity Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) have several 10k and half-marathon places available at the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on Sunday 19th May 2018. Sign up today, take on the challenge, and help to raise funds to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people across Greater Manchester. GMYN creates positive opportunities for 13 to [...]

Sessional Youth Worker Vacancies

In recent months the number of short term projects we deliver has increased, therefore we are on the lookout for new sessional staff to increase our capacity to deliver new work. This work includes a mixture of delivery of youth work projects and consultation sessions. The actual work to be delivered will depend on the [...]

Skills & Wellbeing Coordinator Vacancy

We are recruiting a suitable person to work alongside our care experienced teams to support the delivery of life skills training and development activities. The support will be provided for care experienced young people (CEYP) across Oldham, Salford and Bury targeting CEYP who need support to take part in development activities, find progression routes and [...]

Training young people to be peer supporters

This training will help you develop an approach to train the young people you work with to support one another, whether you are interested in delivering a structured peer-support programme or simply developing peer support skills within an existing group setting. You will gain resources and understanding to deliver the following activities with young people: [...]

Wear a Christmas jumper on Friday 14th December!

Get into the Christmas spirit by holding a Christmas Jumper Day in aid of GMYN at your workplace, school or even down the local! All you need to do is wear a Christmas jumper on Friday 14th December and donate £2 each. Tinsel and baubles are to be encouraged! Your donations will go directly towards [...]

Ticket Bank Launches in Manchester with support from GMYN

After matching over 400 tickets with community groups in South Yorkshire, Tickets for Good is launching its Ticket Bank programme in Manchester. Tickets for Good is an events ticketing platform that believes in bringing together social life and social good. One of the ways it does this is its Ticket Bank programme offering donated tickets [...]

GMYN Charity Quiz Night

On Thursday 22nd November we held our Charity Quiz Night at the Abel Heywood pub in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The event was a sell-out success, with over 80 people taking part, raising a whopping £1,500 for our work with care experienced young people and our Youth Panel. Teams joined us from Manchester [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]