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.

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North Manchester Network (Wai Yin Society)

We are pleased to announce the start of a new project on Monday 6th July 2020. Our Wai Yin Society work provides welfare advice sessions, and community/employment skills for young people within the Harpurhey and Cheetham Hill areas and local BAME/migrant communities.

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Zoom English for Seniors

ESOL for Seniors 長者英語班 日期 Date:星期一 Monday (七月左右開始 Starts from around July) 時間 Time:上午 10:00至上午 11:00 (10am – 11am) 地點 location: 網上 ZOOM – online Zoom 導師Teacher:  Patrick Steele “如果您不知道如何安裝 “Zoom”,我們將嘗試帮助您如何在智能手機或平板電腦中安裝”  “If you don’t know how to install Zoom, we will try to support you how to install it on your smartphone or tablet” 歡迎 55 歲以上有興趣的人仕報名 Welcome to those who are 55 years old and above to register 詳情請致電  0161 513 4127 常樂長者中心 For details, please call Sheung Lok Centre on 0161 5134127  請聯絡黃姑娘或翁姑娘   Contact Louise Wong or Sou Ha Yung

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WIN Conference 2020 (On Line) – Wai Yin

We are delighted to join the partner network of WIN (Women’s International Network) Attending WIN Conference (on-line, 18th June) is an opportunity to exchange best practices in embracing diversity and initiating inclusive cultures. This event will provide you with inspiration, knowledge, practical tools and contacts to help you succeed and prepare for the future.

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Wai Yin Zoom Gardening Group

Do you like gardening?  Would you like to talk to other gardeners during the lockdown?

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Wai Yin Services Update: (Sheung Lok Centre, HQ Office and Welcome Centre)

We suspended face to face work during COVID-19 period.  If you need help, please call the following hotline or email us.

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COVID-19 Update – Centre closures and temporary service suspension

Centre closures and temporary service suspension Wai Yin Society has been taking protective measures to safeguard the health and well-being of our service user, volunteers, and staff against the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus in recent weeks. And because of additional guidance from the government about non-essential contact and social distancing, regrettably, we have not taken the decision lightly to close all our centres and suspend our classes and activities at all the centres from Friday 20th March.

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Ambition for Ageing – Ageing Equally?

We are delighted to announce that the Wai Yin Society has been commissioned by Ambition for Ageing (AfA), as one of ten organisations, to deliver a research project as part of a wider programme, “Ageing Equally?” We will be researching how Chinese older people in Manchester, especially disabled people and those who speak different community languages, can grow old and happy Specifically, we will be exploring traditional Chinese beliefs of growing old, as well as difficulties faced by the older disadvantaged Chinese community in their daily lives, and gaps in services provided in order to reduce isolation and loneliness.

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Wuhan Novel Coronavirus 武汉新型冠状病毒

Wuhan Novel Coronavirus   Below is the information from UK Government website < https://www.gov.

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New Course Timetable from Jan to Mar 2020 (新課程時間表)

Wai Yin’s ETE Team have published our exciting new timetable for the new term (Jan to Mar 2020) which, as always, offers a wide range of courses for everyone in the community.  Our classes always aim to give our learners the tools to improve their English and ICT knowledge whilst learning a wide range of valuable skills which will help them to improve their employment prospects, access volunteering opportunities and live independent lives.

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Women Together Project – ‘Tea and Confidence Workshops’ and our ‘Women’s Art Groups’

As part of our new Women Together Project, starting in January 2020, we have some exciting new free activities for our female learners including our ‘Tea and Confidence Workshops’ and our ‘Women’s Art Groups’. The Tea and Confidence Workshops are learning sessions designed around making new friends, improving language skills, gaining new knowledge and building confidence.

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Sheung Lok Radio (All FM 96.9) Training

We are delighted to offer training in radio production (bi-lingual) to new volunteers.  Thanks are due to funding from Ambition for Ageing.

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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.

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