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Upcoming Not-for-Profit Managers Peer Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, March 15, 2017   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: meeting, non-profit, Community Groups, support

Volunteering Canterbury logo.Come along to the April meeting for managers from the not-for-profit sector. Greg Smith from Addington Net will be talking about the distribution of information.

Date and Time: Friday 7th April 2017, from 8.30 to 9.30am
Location: Christchurch Community House (301 Tuam Street).

Summary from March NfP Managers' Meeting

There was lots to think about after the N-f-P Managers' meeting on Friday 3rd March 2017 when we welcomed Tracy Hutton from Resilient Organisations to talk about Organisational Resilience.

Tracy challenged the meaning of the word 'resilience' away from references of character, especially referring to the people of Christchurch post-earthquake, and focussed on what makes a resilient organisation. We talked about Resilience Indicators that organisations might want to consider in three keys areas:

  • Leadership and Culture: how staff engagement leads to staff retention, and the dangers of staff working at full-capacity and not being able to pick up slack when needed.
  • Networks: how our relationships with other organisations can support us in a crisis.
  • Change Ready: our preparedness in contingency situations like a fire, or even long term staff absence.

Visit the Resilient Organisations website for more information, including surveys and guides.

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