Positions Vacant at Mission Australia for a Community Engagement Facilitator & Community Engagement Planner

Community Engagement Facilitator Utilise your stakeholder engagement & research skills Fixed Term contract to 30th Dec 2018 Location: Claymore About the role The Community Engagement Facilitator role exists to actively promote a collective community effort to address issues considered by the Claymore Leadership Forum, and Claymore Backbone as high priorities within the…

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Lost Conversations – Finding new ways for black and white Australians to lead together

It’s time for a game-changer in how black and white Australians relate. It’s time we learnt to find new ways to lead together.   Lost Conversations—a book which brings together perspectives from a diversity of Aboriginal and non-Indigenous authors, all with first hand knowledge of what happens when ‘black’ and ‘white’…

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Collaboration for Impact 2017 Conference – resources

On 17 & 18 July 2017 23 collaborative initiatives , 15 practice leaders and 200 participants from all sectors came together to learn about how cross-sector collaboration, community empowerment and a focus on systems change are improving outcomes in communities across Australia.  Below are the slides and resources presented at sessions across…

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RESOURCES – Evaluating complex community change Master Class

This month Collaboration for Impact hosted Mark Cabaj – international thought and practice leader on evaluating change in complex settings, social innovation and systems change.  Mark is the President of From Here to There Consulting and previous Vice President of Tamarack Institute. Together, Collaboration for Impact and Mark delivered 3 Master Classes around the…

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Insights from a Collective Impact initiative in Australia

In August 2014 David Lilley, on behalf of United Way Australia, began scoping a Collective Impact initiative in Mt Druitt Western Sydney. Within the Mt Druitt postcode (2770), approximately one in three children still start school each year identified as ‘developmentally vulnerable’, despite decades of investment and hundreds of services…

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Collective Impact 3.0

As part of the Tamarack Institute’s 2016 Community Change Series, Tamarack thought leader, Mark Cabaj, and myself decided to review the Collective Impact framework with a new perspective. When Collective Impact first hit the scene many years ago, it was viewed as a revolution in the world of social change….

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The Four Components of Effective Collective Impact: Through the Lens of Asset-Based Community Development and Results-Based Accountability

Community Engagement – one of the most powerful components of collective impact success, as well as the most misunderstood according to Dan Duncan, Snr Consultant at Results Leadership Group and a Faculty Member of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute. The difference between engaging the people we serve as advisors to help…

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Collaboration for Impact Conference May 2016 – slides & presentations

On 5 and 6 May 2016, Collaboration for Impact came together with partners Centre for Social Impact and Social Leadership Australia to present Collaboration for Impact. The conference was designed to help us bring collaborative approaches to life in work and community. Delegates were introduced to the latest thinking and doing in collaboration and Collective Impact and learnt how…

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