Archive for the ‘Welcome Centre’ Category

Scams Awareness Event at the Welcome Centre on 21st April at 11am

Scams Awareness Event at the Welcome Centre on 21st April at 11am   Did you know that scams have increased by 33% during the pandemic? The uncertainty caused by lockdowns and the increase in online shopping has allowed fraudsters to thrive and reported scams are now at a record high.   It has never been more important to understand how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of a fraudster and our face to face scams awareness event with Age UK Manchester will help you to understand more about keeping safe and secure.   You can call 0161 513 4126 to […]

“Reaching Out to M8”celebrates Funding from National Lottery

  Wai Yin Society Welcome Centre “Reaching Out to M8”celebrates after receiving funding from the National Lottery to help local people in disadvantaged areas A leading North West Charity, Wai Yin Society, is today celebrating after being awarded £496,000 over four years in National Lottery funding to support its work with local people in North Manchester. The Welcome Centre, based in Brentfield Avenue, Cheetham Hill, will use the funds to deliver support, education, training, employment and community integration for local people living in North Manchester, many of whom have diverse ethnicities, and English being their second language. Circle Steele, CEO […]

OPeNS Project – Supporting Older BAME People in Cheetham and Crumpsall

The OPeNs Project is a project to support older BAME people in Crumpsall and Cheetham. It is a Wai Yin Project in partnership with Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) and Communities for All.   The project was originally designed to support older BAME people with a wide range of positive activities which would prevent social isolation and promote improved health and wellbeing. However, the COVID 19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns and restrictions have meant that these activities have had to be adapted.   At present, the project can provide telephone support and some limited face to face COVID secure support. However, as lockdown […]

Receptionist (Welcome Centre)

Hours: 12 hours per week / 3 hours per day                  (9:00am-12:00noon Mon to Thursday)   Pay Scale: £8.72 per hour   Location: Welcome Centre (Cheetham Hill)   Grade: Admin Worker   Report To:  Health and Social Care Team Leader   Wai Yin Society seeks a Receptionist to provide administrative work at our Welcome Centre in Cheetham Hill.   We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal communication skills and reception skills, as well as good IT skills.  Strong candidates will have a track record of working with wide range of customers from ethnic minority communities, and experience of leading […]

Celebration of the Talents and Hobbies

Celebration of the talents and hobbies of those who use the Welcome Centre on Thursday 19th December from 11am to 1pm.  We are holding an event to showcase the wonderful range of skills that we have at the Welcome Centre from rearing chickens and gardening to cooking and playing guitar.  Can you encourage your learners/users/participants to get involved and to contact any of the Welcome Centre staff for more information on how to do this.  Just call me on 07832 996 498 or send me the person’s details if they want to take part.  Poster (1)