Working Collaboratively: A place-based workshop

Want to drive large-scale social change in your region through better collaboration?

This experiential workshop will explore these questions and more. We will share their model for effective collaboration and discuss case studies and practice wisdoms from successful projects in Australia and globally

This masterclass is being run in collaboration with Quensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS).

 

 

Register now

When:

18 October 2018

Where:

Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 22 Charles St, Pialba

Why:

Want to drive large-scale social change in your region through better collaboration?

  • How do you organise, manage and sustain collaboration?
  • How is collaboration different from other ways of working together?
  • What skills and qualities do I need to help bring about effective collaboration in my region?

How:

This experiential workshop will explore these questions and more. Collaboration for Impact will share their model for effective collaboration and discuss case studies and practice wisdoms from successful projects in Australia and globally.

There will be space to reflect on your experiences and identify opportunities to build collaboration in your region.
Together, we will explore how to think, act and build successful collaborations to achieve positive change
within our communities.

Tickets:

Pricing:
• Community/small NFP/small business, $195
• Medium & large NFP/NGO, $330
• Corporate/Government, $396

If cost is a barrier to your attendance, please contact emj@qcoss.org.au to discuss the possibility of a scholarship.

Facilitators

Sharon Fraser

Sharon works to support the design and implementation of collaborative practice with communities, government, peak bodies, business, NGOs and services to build a united action for social change.Her areas of work include facilitation, coaching, mentoring and walking along side leaders and communities driving social development, innovation and improved shared outcomes.

Sharon’s deep, on-the-ground experience in implementation of Collective Impact and collaborative practice within the Australian context has informed her participatory and strength-based approach using methods designed for:

  • building collaborative governance and practice
  • building structures and processes, to give voice to people in community including those experiencing social vulnerability
  • exploring change, through reflection and analysis, and
  • exploring power, and developing ways to share power to achieve improved social outcomes.

Previous Executive roles in health, community health and local government, have focused on leading and supporting transformational change within services and community.   From 2011 to 2017 Sharon was the General Manager of Go Goldfields leading the design and development of a Collective Impact, place based approach to social change to improve outcomes for youth, children and families. Prior to this Sharon was the Project Manager Models of Care for the New Bendigo Hospital project deeply involved in driving services redesign, partnerships and governance structures to enable this changes.

Sharon has deep experience in assisting people and organisations to hear and understand diverse voices to develop a shared aspiration, plan and implement a way forward and learn while doing.

Follow Sharon on Twitter @SharonFraserSFC

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