Community Engagement and Development

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Community Engagement and Development

Here you will find links to activities and special events happening in our Community.

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Manningham Housing Association (MHA) is looking for flexible sessional and/or freelance workers to deliver daily, weekly/bi-weekly and monthly sessions on a range of support areas such as improving confidence through online coffee morningsarts and craftssupporting communities to get online,  social media training, and/or or delivering dance/yoga /bhangra-cise sessions online. 

 If you’re a sessional worker wishing to work on sessional/flexible basis (1-2hr per session) daily, weekly, and/or monthly then we want to hear from you. 

 MHA will have many opportunities for local people to lead on PAID sessions to help and support people and communities most in need across the Bradford District. 

 To register your interests or to find out more about this work and various paid opportunities we have available please contact/email Nasir Hussain on 07387 412102

Xperience Volunteering Project (XVP)

Are you a Manningham Housing Association tenant or resident? Do you want to learn new skills or polish up on your exiting skills to gain working experience to move into paid employment? Are you passionate about your local community and do you want to volunteer in the following areas?

  • Volunteer Office administration
  • Volunteer community Development officer
  • Volunteer IT/Digital/Media Worker
  • Volunteer Research Assistant?
  • Volunteer Funding Assistant
  • Volunteer Tenant Member
  • Volunteer youth or over 50s worker
  • Volunteering Coordinator

In addition to the above you can choose to volunteer in other areas of community/people empowerment, development or community regeneration, Health and Wellbeing, Community Business Development, Employment and/or welfare Advice? If so, please get in touch with Nasir Hussain on 07387 412102

The Xperience Volunteering Project (XVP) was launched in January 2020 where local people and service users will be given an opportunity to learn new skills and gain confidence, improve self-esteem and build emotional resilience and work towards moving into paid employment.

The project will offer accessible opportunities for local people to volunteer using their own strengths and skills-set from 2 hours right up to 20hrs a week with expenses paid for by MHA.

In addition to this, all volunteers will have full access to a range of personal development training such as how to be assertive, how to become more confident, using Social media, including word, excel , budget management training, first aid and other training such as food hygiene training.

If this is of interest and you can speak multiple languages and/or English is NOT your first language, then we would be happy to hear from you and offer you volunteering opportunities with either MHA or our partner agencies such as Bradford CAB and wider.

Hollings Youth Assocation

MHA is proud to support HYA. Hollings Youth Association is a non-profit organisation, working in the Manningham area of Bradford since March 2009, with the goal of supporting and developing young people through social interaction and offering a diverse set of activities.

For more infomation on HYA please visit

For a look at wider activities on around the Bradford area please click here.


MHA and HYA combined to secure new funds to support youth initiatives

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