National Volunteering Day- Manchester

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St Catherine of Siena Community Centre

School Lane

Didsbury

M20 6HS

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We are delighted you will be joining us in Manchester on 15 June!

10:30am Arrivals Tea and coffee available

11:00am Opening prayer

11:20am Introducing Christine Allen CAFOD’s new Director Christine Allen will introduce herself and her vision for CAFOD

11:35am Dragon’s Den: Which project would you support? Listen to three International Team speakers pitching projects they are involved in. Discuss which you would support and why.

12:40pm Discussion: Telling our communities How can we reach everyone with CAFOD’s story?

1pm Lunch

A simple vegetarian lunch will be provided. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements Marketplace Over lunch staff from different teams will be on hand to answer your questions and share ideas. Please chat with them while you eat.

2pm Storytelling workshop

Stories are powerful. They can change hearts, minds and whole communities. They have he most power when they are embodied by someone who cares – someone like you.

3:50pm Closing prayer

4pm Farewell

FAQs

Will food be provided?

Yes, a simple vegetarian lunch will be provided. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements. Tea and coffee will also be provided throughout the day.

Can I park at the venue?

Sorry, there is no car parking available at either venue (apart from a limited number of blue badge spaces – please contact us in advance if you require access to these).

Is their step free access to the venue?

Yes.

Is there a loop for hearing aid users?

Yes.

Can you help with my travel costs?

Please speak to your volunteer manager if you would like help with travel costs.

Can I bring a friend with me?

Please do invite any friends you have who are already CAFOD volunteers and let us know to book them a place. If you have friends who are not currently volunteering but interested in finding out more there may be another event that would be more suitable for them such as a local Volunteer Day or a Creation Celebration.

If you have any questions not answered here please get in touch with your volunteer manager or email eheansglogowska@cafod.org.uk


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St Catherine of Siena Community Centre

School Lane

Didsbury

M20 6HS

United Kingdom

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