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 visiting the website www.heritagevolunteeringgroup.org.uk

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
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If you would like to get involved with the group please contact Danielle Garcia, Volunteer Programme Manager, IWM North, dgarcia@iwm.org.uk