wEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST: getting the best of governance
Presenter: Alan Aitken
930am - 1230pm
How to survive whether you are in, doing or on the receiving end of governance
Alan is a management consultant specialising in community organisations. He has wide experience in management and governance roles with not for profit groups. His community projects have included youth work, early childhood and secondary education, budget advice, prisoner rehabilitation, mental health and other social services. He is a graduate of the University of Canterbury and Laidlaw College. He has a passion for helping community organisations comprehensively and viably apply their vision and values to the work they do.
21 september: HOW TO IDENTIFY AND HARNESS YOUR ASSETS TO ACHIEVE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES
Presenter: Mitch Shaw
930am - 12noon
Charitable organisations are under even more pressure in our current climate to generate new sources of income, or create enterprises that achieve social outcomes that line up with your mission.
There has never been a better time than now, to be thinking practically about HOW and WHAT you can do to create a sustainable and impacting future for your charitable organization. We are eager to help you discover what is your path ahead.
This workshop will cover;
• What various social enterprise models can fit your style of organization
• How to identify what assets you have in your organization and harness them
• The opportunities and threats in starting a social enterprise
• How to reduce costs within your current supply chain and free up untagged
• Who's problem are you solving and how to get those people to financially
support you in your social enterprise
Mitch Shaw is the founder of Upstream which is a social enterprise based in Canterbury. After completing a social enterprise course in 2016, Mitch knew he wanted to set up a company that generated a social outcome for young people. Fast Forward today, he has been running his social procurement platform for 5 years and they have recently set up a second social enterprise "Oatas" which is a sustainability software company. Mitch has journeyed and supported a lot of charities and social enterprises over the years and looks forward to sharing his tips, tricks and wisdom with charities thinking about this avenue for their own mission
19 OCTOBER: 930am - 12 noon- IN DEPTH DISCUSSION FOR CHARITIES THAT ARE NEW OR MANAGERS THAT ARE NEW TO THEIR ROLE
Presenter: James Harris
930am - 12noon
James is the manager of CDN Trust. He has been a youth worker and now a trust manager for 17 years working with community trusts, schools, camps and churches. He has also been part of founding a social enterprise.
James love thinking outside the box and creating systems to make nonprofits work more efficiently.
This workshop will be aimed at newer charities (or people who are new to managing/leading organisations). We will be looking to learn tips, tricks and tools off each other.
16 NOVEMBER: - 930am - 12 noon - HELPING CHARITIES TELL THEIR STORY THROUGH BRAND, WORDS AND PUBLICATIONS
Presenter: Abby Marriot from Kowhai Creative
930am - 12noon
When running a charity, donor connection is the most important factor.
Storytelling is the key to unlocking successful connections when it comes to fundraising, awareness and longevity in supporting your chosen cause.
Our seminar will go over finding your story and how to successfully tell it using foundational design, a solid brand and a digital presence to connect with your audience.
We will then break into small focus groups to chat 1-on-1 about your own story and how you can best tell it.
Kowhai Creative is an Otautahi-based creative studio with a passion for working on projects with a purpose.
We specialise in brand identity and website design. We believe in designing for good and delivering genuine value through impactful design.
FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM - PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION OF KEY TOOLS AND FEATURES
Using Social Media Effectively
Stopping Workplace Bullying
De-escalation Training and Safety Planning
First Aid x 2
Wellness for the Fundraiser
Introduction to Social Media x 2 sessions beginner and intermediate
Social Impact At Work
Positive Mindset for Positive Impact
Better Board Meetings
Sales Mindset for Scaling Impact
Using Digital Media Effectively to Spread Your Message and Grow Your Organisation's Reach
Overseeing the Finances for Board Members
Results Based Accountability
Leadership Change and Future Trends
StoryTelling for NGO's and their Community
Finding the Right People