2nd Chance

2nd Chance is POPS’ trading arm which was set up to offer pre-employability support to ex-offenders, their families and those in recovery.

2nd Chance cafes are based at The Arc in Manchester (also a sandwich making distribution centre), within the 10 prison-based Tea Bars based around the North West and the Book Club, Manchester’s first static Dry Bar in Prestwich.

Volunteering at one of POPS’ 2nd Chance café’s will train individuals in the following:

  • Basic skills development
  • Team working, timekeeping, responsibility
  • Till operating skills
  • 2nd Chance LogoStock ordering
  • Barista coffee training
  • Experience of working environment (supportive)
  • Qualifications (Food Hygiene, customer service).