North Manchester Lunch Club Volunteer

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This is a wonderful opportunity to help with re-vitalising one of our incredibly popular Social Lunch Groups. After having to take an extended break due to Covid-19 we are recommencing our social lunches for members of the Irish (and wider) communities across Manchester. With Bingo, raffles, music and (sometimes) even dancing, this opportunity is a great chance to learn about the Irish culture and help socially isolated and vulnerable members of our community.

Role Activities:

  • Set up and arrange furniture appropriately and safely.
  • Assist in the serving of refreshments to our service users.
  • Socialise with the service users who attend the lunch clubs
  • Coordinate weekly raffles and bingo games in line with ICCM’s financial procedures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with staff, services users and volunteers.
  • Liaise regularly with the staff at ICCM in order to update them on support needed.
  • Follow the guidelines set out by the Irish Community Care Manchester Volunteer Agreement.
  • Read and adhere to the Health and Safety and Safeguarding Policies.
  • Be comfortable volunteering in a public facing position.


Role Benefits:

In your role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop valuable skills such as event coordination.
  • Become a part of a wonderful community and meet a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
  • Learn about Irish culture and cultural events.
  • Get a reference detailing your achievements while in the role.
  • Get a DBS check.
  • Make a real difference to the running of ICCM.


Support & Training:

To help you in your role we will provide training & support, including:

  • Training and induction in order to ensure you are comfortable in your role.
  • Support from staff at Irish Community Care Manchester.
  • Support from fellow volunteers.
  • Out of pockets expenses and travel paid for.



The role of Lunch Group volunteer is open to all those with basic digital literacy and organisational skills. We particularly welcome volunteers from a variety of backgrounds

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Required Role

North Manchester Lunch Club Volunteer

Key responsibilities

Learn about the Irish culture and help socially isolated and vulnerable members of our community.

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  • Verbal Communication
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work

Desirable Skills

  • Event Planning
  • Initiative
  • Being Adaptable
  • Practicality
  • Money Management
  • Time Management
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Event Planning
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Mediation
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Problem solving
  • Team Work
  • Giving Feedback Sensitively
  • Time Management
  • Networking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Twice a month

Start Date: 14-01-2022

Start Time: 11:30 PM

End Date: 30-04-2022

End Time: 02:30 PM

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31 Smedley Ln, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M8 8XB, United Kingdom

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  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up