Greater Manchester stories
In the words of Robert Kennedy, "Each time a person stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others, he or she sends out a tiny ripple of hope." We believe that each ripple can inspire others to act, which in turn inspires others. Here are just a few of our ripples of hope.
Why volunteer with City Year Greater Manchester?
"If you want to help others, gain experience in a school and want a year that will change your attitudes, happiness and prospects, get involved with City Year!"Read the story
Back to Impact report 2019-2021 Eloise, a Volunteer Mentor with City Year Greater Manchester in 2020-21, shares her story “I...Read more about “I never imagined City Year would give me something to be passionate about”
Last month, our brand new Volunteer Mentors took the first steps of their amazing City Year journey, during the Basic...Read more about New Beginnings: 2021's Basic Training Academy & Red Jacket Ceremony
Hello, my name is Simon Rohatynskyj and I served at Crumpsall Lane Primary School with City Year UK in Team...Read more about "Learning and Evolving Throughout the Year"
Meet our City Year Greater Manchester programme manager
For the past 20 years, Dean has worked as a Senior Leader in Education, Consultant and Director in some very challenging urban environments.Meet Dean