“I’ve changed since I started volunteering with GMYN. I’ve built myself as a coach and as a youth worker. I’ve become more confident… more of a leader. And now I’m going to use the skills I’ve gained volunteering to coach in the USA!”
GMYN are also a hosting organisation for local and international Placement Students covering a wide range of courses and backgrounds. We can take placement students for short or long-term placements. Contact us directly for more information.
Community Reporters trains young people to create media content using pocket technology, so that they can share their stories, voices and experiences.
Commitment: Thursday evenings 5pm – 7pm (occasionally until 9pm) at Projekts Skatepark
Suitability: 18+. We are specifically looking for a woman volunteer to assist us with our young women’s project
Money for Life provides young people aged 16-25 with money management training, providing support with finances, budgeting and keeping money safe.
Commitment: Sessions are booked on an ad-hoc basis across Greater Manchester
Suitability: 18-25 – Role may be subject to an enhanced DBS check
Volunteer required to support GMYN’s Fundraising Officer in co-ordinating and running fundraising activities and events to raise money to contribute towards GMYN’s ongoing work.
Commitment: Flexible – once a week to once a fortnight
Suitability: 16+ – Role may be subject to an enhanced DBS check
The programmes aim to help care experienced young people to build confidence, self-esteem and develop independent living skills through volunteering, positive activities and training.
Commitment: Weekly activities across Bury, Oldham, Salford, Manchester
Suitability: 21+ Role may be subject to an enhanced DBS check