The Heritage Volunteering Group seeks to support and champion volunteering best practice across the heritage sector. The group aims to support all heritage sites, from natural to built environment, and ranging from National, regional and independent sites to fully volunteer led organisations.

You can find out more about the group by clicking here and if that sparks your interest then find out more about how you can get involved here!

We are currently looking for new members of our steering group so if you have some time to give and would like to play an active role in the development of The Heritage Volunteering Group then take a look at the above documents for more information. You’ll need to contact us by 12th October 2015 to get involved at this stage.

The Cultural Volunteer Co-ordinators Forum (CVCF) is a group of volunteer co-ordinators  from cultural organisations across Greater Manchester. The group meet bimonthly to share good practice, attend volunteer management training and develop resources to support cultural volunteer involving organisations.

The following organisations attend CVCF meetings:

  • Manchester Museum
  • IWM North
  • Manchester Art Gallery and Gallery of Costume, Platt Hall
  • Whitworth Art Gallery
  • Museum of Science & Industry
  • Dunham Massey
  • Manchester Jewish Museum
  • People’s History Museum
  • HOME (Cornerhouse and Library Theatre)
  • Pankhurst Centre
  • Gaskell House
  • Ordsall Hall
  • Manchester Cathedral
  • Chetham’s School of Music

During the project the group will ensure that learning from
if: Volunteering for wellbeing is well disseminated, visit our good practice guide for support and guidance.

If you would like to get involved with the group please contact Kate Glynn, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Manchester Museum. kate.glynn@manchester.ac.uk