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Welcome to our June 2017 e-news
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Youth Panel log nearly 3 months of volunteering hours
We had a brilliant Volunteers Week at Greater Manchester Talent Match. Firstly, we celebrated the Youth Panel logging 1,991 hours of volunteering over the last year. Next we joined Vintage Worx and Groundwork BBOR at Falinge Park for the first of our two volunteering opportunities. Finally, we braved the weather at Heaton Park to get incredible edible with Breakthough UK.


#makementalhealthwork
The Youth Panel are working on a social media campaign which will run 17th-21st July focusing on mental health at work. If you are an employer interested in supporting the campaign, get in touch for more information.


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Employer Incentive Scheme launched in Salford
We are working with Salford Council on a small employer incentive pilot scheme called Jumpstart Salford. Key workers in the community are working with local employers to deliver the scheme. More information.


My Story: Young people on the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme
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Peter, 22, from Manchester is a Software Development Apprentice at the BBC, a job he started in September 2016 after six months on Greater Manchester Talent Match. Click here to read Peter's Story.

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Not many people can say they’re doing a job they love, but with hard work and support from Greater Manchester Talent Match, Sally is doing just that – working with children in a nursery. Click here to read Sally's Story.

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Greater Manchester Talent Match Opportunities Hub

The Greater Manchester Talent Match Opportunities Hub is the place to find holistic support, guidance and advice in your journey to being work-ready. New opportunities are added every day including work experience, training, apprenticeships, events and job fairs, volunteering opportunities and more. In this section of the e-news our Opportunities Hub staff pick out their top three current opportunities:

Fastlaners Employability Programme with UpRising
Fastlaners is a seven day training and personal development programme, giving you all the skills and confidence you need to get a job you love.

City Year UK Programme in Greater Manchester
If you are passionate about wanting to tackle educational inequality and work with children and also have the desire and ability to be a role model for others, this opportunity could be for you! For a full academic year volunteer to act as a role model and mentor to children in schools in disadvantaged communities, helping them to reach their full potential. 

Online Music and Vinyl Volunteer
Know your record labels? Love vinyl? Passionate about music of all genres? Or just want to learn more about online retail? Come and join our team!

For more opportunities visit the Opportunities Hub by clicking here.

Coming Up

Greater Manchester Talent Match Mixer
On 10th July, we are welcoming young people on the programme to their mixer, a chance to meet others on the programme and listening to inspiring stories. Talent Coaches can click here to book their places.


Thank you for your continued interest in Greater Manchester Talent Match, we hope that you found this e-news interesting and please do let us know if you have any thoughts on the way we should keep in touch with you.

The Greater Manchester Talent Match Project Team.

   

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