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Role : Community Connector Volunteer

Video Role Description:
Reports to: Referrer outreach worker
Flexible role – to be discussed with Volunteers Coordinator
Minimum commitment, 1 hour weekly for 2 months
Location: Home-Based
Aims of Role:
Contacting socially isolated Manchester Women’s Aid clients to chat and offer a listening ear
Role is fully compliant with data protection law
Pankhurst Trust General and Safeguarding Induction 
Domestic Violence and Abuse training - available quarterly
Key Tasks:

  • Offering support, friendship and practical help
  • Helping socially isolated women stay connected
  • Liaising with the outreach team about any progress or issues with clients

Qualities / Skills:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A friendly, approachable, enthusiastic and sensitive manner.

We particularly welcome applications from those who have a disability, people of colour,  and LGBTQia+ candidates as our service aims to reflect the diversity of the city which we serve as well as the diversity of the people we work with.

If you have any additional support needs, these can be discussed with the Volunteers Coordinator.

How to Apply:
Please download and complete the application and send it to

If you need a large print or need any assistance - please call the office and leave your name and number (see below)


Drop into the Museum on a Thursday between 11am and 3pm and ask to speak to Esther Lisk-Carew, Volunteers Coordinator
Call (during office hours) 0161 273 5673 (temporarily unavailable)
Generous: sharing our skills, creating energetic positive links, and thriving together
Affirming: supporting and inspiring, paying attention to discover what matters
Courageous: challenging inequality, stepping forward and making change
Rooted: secure and participating in our communities, nurturing a sense of belonging

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