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Welcome to our July e-news
The Mayor of Stockport opens the Mixer

Young people attend celebration event at Midland Hotel
On Monday 10th July, Greater Manchester Talent Match celebrated the achievements of young people on the programme in an inspirational event. We've summarised the day in .gif form, which you can click here to experience the GIF journey.

Call for proposals: GM Talent Match - Stakeholder Consultation
Could you initiate and deliver a stakeholder consultation plan? Could you create recommendations for the development of a GM Wide on-line resource for employment and support? GMCVO is seeking proposals from potential providers in relation to the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme. If you are interested in putting in a proposal click here for more information.

Staff from the Big Lottery speak to youth panel members

Big Lottery visit is a success
We were joined in June by our funders, the Big Lottery who came along to talk to staff, Youth Panel members and young people about the programme. We were thrilled to host them and share all the great work the programme has done. We were delighted to receive feedback that they were inspired by the session. 

Can you help to #MakeMentalHealthWork?
It's not too late to take part in our #MakeMentalHealthWork social media campaign. From 17th July to 21st July 2017, the Greater Manchester Talent Match Youth Panel are running a week-long social media mental health awareness campaign aimed at employers - it's really simple to get involved. Click here to find out more.

Marie and Charlie with Ed Miliband

GM Talent Match bring down the (People's Power)house
On Wednesday 12th of July, Greater Manchester Talent Match attended the People’s Powerhouse event in Doncaster. The event, held as a response to the Northern Powerhouse, brought together practitioners, policy makers, opinion formers, local people and stakeholders with an aim to share best practice, learn, debate policy and share what’s working. Click here to read about our input into the event.

Employers aim to identify the potential of young people in their workshop 
On 21st June, we co-hosted our Greater Manchester Employers Workshop with Business in the Community as part of their Future Proof campaign. Click here to read the write-up of the event.

My Story: Young people on the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme
Jack presenting

Since Jack joined Greater Manchester Talent Match, his confidence has grown immeasurably. Before joining the programme, Jack had been out of education and work for about a year, he was low in confidence and motivation and suffered from anxiety and depression. Click here to read Jack's story.

Greater Manchester Talent Match in numbers


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:

Talent Match Exclusive: Fire Service Volunteering Taster Session
This is an exciting opportuntity for anyone who has thought about volunteering with the fire service to discover more about what is involved. (You will need to be logged in to access this opportunity)

Beat the Boredom this Summer with YMCA
YMCA in Manchester, Oldham and Salford are hosting a number of activities every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer.

Leadership Through Sport and Business Programme 2017
Interested in accountancy? Social mobility charity Leadership Through Sport & Business is entering its sixth year of delivering a life-changing accountancy apprenticeship programme.

For more opportunities visit the Opportunities Hub by clicking here.

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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