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Volunteer at The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid)

Volunteering is a great way to support us.  Our team is constantly growing and we welcome applications from applicants of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience from novice to expert!

Please complete the application form below and e-mail it to hello@pankhursttrust.org. We will then contact you to book a taster session, and to meet with you to talk about our roles and your availability.

Pankhurst Trust Volunteer Application form - 2019 54.92 KB

Volunteer Roles

Manchester Women's Aid:

SAHARA Group Work Volunteers - Weekdays

Manchester Women’s Aid offer survivors of domestic violence and abuse group work support to rehabilitate alongside other survivors. We offer six different groups, some for women only and one where we work closely with children too.

More information about the groups : https://pankhursttrust.org/get-help/groupwork-programme

Volunteers are needed for a period of 8-12 weeks to support the the facilitators or the programmes.

Please download and read the Role Description: 

Please download and return the Volunteer Application : Pankhurst Trust Volunteer Application form - 2019 54.92 KB

SAHARA Drop In - Wednesdays

SAHARA Project is National Lottery Community Funded Project designed to work with BAME women and girls, who have been victim of Domestic Violence & Abuse.

Volunteers for Drop In Support 

We are currently at capacity for Drop In Volunteers.

Please do complete an application form and if roles become available we will get in touch with you.

Please download and return the Volunteer Application : Pankhurst Trust Volunteer Application form - 2019 54.92 KB

Refuge Play Worker - Weekdays

Manchester Women’s Aid provides a Play service for children in refuges.  Refuge Play Volunteers support the Play Workers during these sessions.

Please download and read the Role Description: 

Please download and return the Volunteer Application : Pankhurst Trust Volunteer Application form - 2019 54.92 KB

Volunteer Counsellors -  Weekdays

All our counsellors are required to have their own insurance and to be studying to at least MA level.

How to Apply

Step 1: Send a CV and Expression of Interest of no more than 2 A4 sides stating why you want to be a counsellor with us, and a little bit about yourself and your goals as a counsellor.  Send your documents to admin@thepankhurstcentre.org.uk 

Step 2: You will be held on a waiting list or invited to interview. We will respond within 10 working days.

 

Pankhurst Heritage Centre and General Roles:

Heritage, Events and Admin Volunteers - Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays 

Our Heritage Volunteers help to provide visitors to the Pankhurst Centre with an inspiring and informative insight to our building - the birthplace of the suffragette movement. Volunteers also help with events, admin and workshops.

You don't need to have any previous knowledge, but if you have an interest or passion for the history of the suffragettes, you may love volunteering with our Heritage team. 

We are currently looking for volunteers to help with Sundays, administration and the launch of our children's library.

Please download and read the Role Description: Role Description Heritage Volunteer 349.38 KB

Please download and return the Volunteer Application : Pankhurst Trust Volunteer Application form - 2019 54.92 KB

Please Book a taster session:  https://doodle.com/poll/snzuqcqi7pe4bewg

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