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Volunteer at The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid)

August 2022 Update
We currently have a small number of roles available for volunteering. If you are interested in the below roles listed, please contact the volunteering team directly for further information via the email below. Otherwise, please register your interest in volunteering with us and we will be in touch when other roles become available. Please note, most of our roles require you to be available during the working week.

Register your interest here:

Current Available Roles

Children and Young People Volunteer: We have a number of ad-hoc and regular opportunities available within the Children and Young People's Service, including running a creche, supporting open play sessions and supporting at therapeutic intervention sessions. We are especially interested in applicants who have previous experience with children, health and social care knowledge or similar, however do still get in touch if this is an area of interest but you wish to gain experience. Please contact the volunteering team to determine which opportunities would be most suitable based on your location, experience, availability, and areas of interest.

Volunteer Translator: volunteers who speak a second language are highly requested and vital to the running of our services. they are involved in many roles, from Translating documents, to Outreach visits and Phone Buddy calls. Please contact us directly if you are confident in speaking, writing and/or interpreting another language to determine which roles may be most suited to you. (BSL, Urdu, Pashto, Dari, Farsi, and Arabic are extremely desirable)

If you would like to become a volunteer counsellor with us, please select Volunteer Counsellor out of the roles listed below and complete the application form. Please note, this role is only for trainee or qualified counsellors.

If you have any questions or interest in the roles above, please email

Our service aims to reflect the diversity of the city which we serve. We warmly welcome applications from people who are disabled, LGBTQIA+ and/or from a minority ethnic group.

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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