Help volunteers get a great start in their volunteering journey!
A successful induction and orientation for volunteers is integral to the success of a volunteer program. Learn from the experiences of people behind the programs at The Museum of Applied Arts and Science, the Exodus Foundation and the Lane Cove and North Side Community Services that together have a combined total of 1,700 volunteers.
You will take away tools and skills that will help you with your volunteer strategies & programs.
About our Speakers
Cate Purcell, Museum of Applied Arts and Science
Cate has been with MAAS since 2002 and oversaw the development and implementation of a refreshed volunteer program. Before the Museum, Cate worked as a workforce manager for the Sydney and Salt Lake City Olympic Games Organizing Committees.
The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences is Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. Established in 1879 it has over 600 volunteers, which places a strong emphasis on learning and creativity with their volunteer programs.
Carmen Haley, GM Human Resources at the Exodus Foundation
Carmen has 15 years of management experience from end-to-end operations, management and human resources. She joined Exodus four years ago to implement a change management restructure of the human resources and operations of the organisation which included managing the Exodus volunteering program under the human resources umbrella and establishing a volunteer centric model.
Currently, Exodus has in average 60-70 volunteers a day and it operates all year round, seven days a week.
Carolyn Frischling, Lane Cove and North Side Community Services
Carolyn is a Volunteer Coordinator with Lane Cove & North Side Community Services, an organisation devoted to providing services to the ageing and people with a disability. Originally from Sydney, she worked in the US in the field of education for 25 years before returning to Sydney 3 years ago. She is passionate about her volunteers and their contribution, building communities and empowering all kinds of learners to fulfil their potentials.
Materials from the workshop will be emailed to attendees after the event where appropriate.
For enquiries about either the networking event or membership with The Centre for Volunteering, please contact the Membership team on 9261 3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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