2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021

Greater Manchester charity changing lives through physical activity and sport.

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Changing Lives through Physical Activity and Sport to help make Greater Manchester the most active region in England

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About GreaterSport

GreaterSport is a high performing charity passionate about changing lives through physical activity and sport. Our vision is to make Greater Manchester the most active region in England. We are also the Active Partnership for Greater Manchester, one of a network across the country who have some core responsibilities supported by Sport England.

Our mission is go get 2 million people in Greater Manchester moving by 2021, see how we are progressing.

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4 Mental Health Launch ‘Staying Safe’ Training

By 4 Mental Health | 10 October 2019

World Mental Health Day on 10th October sees the launch of a new free training package, designed to help people make personal Safety Plans.

Groundbreaking new platform launched to support mental health

By GreaterSport | 07 October 2019

PHE and the NHS launch Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others

Celebrating #GetOutsideDay by sharing our outdoor opportunities

By GreaterSport | 29 September 2019

There has been lots of work taking place across Greater Manchester to share opportunities to move more and now we want to do more.

GOGA programme extended

By GreaterSport | 26 September 2019

Following the success of Get out Get Active, thousands more inactive people are set to benefit from £4 million new funding for the programme.

GM Moving Workforce System Development Brief

By GM Moving | 24 September 2019

GM Moving is seeking to appoint an organisation/collaborative to co-design, manage and deliver a system change journey for current and future leaders across sectors, to achieve the outcomes of GM Moving.

Northern Active Partnerships campaign returns to encourage more women into coaching

By GreaterSport | 16 September 2019

Pass on your passion campaign returns to inspire more women to volunteer or coach in sport and physical activity

Inclusion Workshop – Supporting disabled people to keep active

By GreaterSport

Empower You’ inclusion workshop has been designed specifically for the leisure sector to support systematic change across the organisation to better engage and support disabled people to keep active.

Inclusion Workshop – Supporting disabled people to keep active

By GreaterSport

Empower You’ inclusion workshop has been designed specifically for the leisure sector to support systematic change across the organisation to better engage and support disabled people to keep active.

STA Pool Lifeguard Training

By Oldham Active

Pool Lifeguards are responsible for overseeing the safety of all pool users and provide a vitally important public service. Lifeguards are trained in Poolside Rescue, First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Pool Lifeguards have to work in hot, humid and noisy environments and need to be able to work as part of a team, engage with members of the public to prevents accidents and ensure bather safety.

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"Sporting Equals' research project with GreaterSport yielded really useful insights into BAME communities and participation in sport and physical activity. GreaterSport's expertise and knowledge was important to help gain information and intelligence that helped to inform practice and delivery going forward."

Nik Trivedi Head of Consultancy, Sporting Equals.

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Group Leader

Jigsaw

Jigsaw is currently looking to recruit Group Leaders to join their existing team to work with young disabled people in the Borough of Bury.

Wellbeing Coach - Back to Sport

Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles

Facilitate and coach a range of different sports to adults on the Back to Sport programme.

Development Officer (Moving Forces)

GreaterSport

We are seeking to recruit an individual to assist in the management and ongoing development of the ‘Moving Forces’ project, which aims to help ex armed forces personnel and their families to get and stay physically active.

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