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Community Services across the Tasman Series - 10 September 2020

Social Investment and Commissioning Social MediaSeptember 2020 - CSIA, in partnership with Social Service Providers Aotearoa, have launched the Community Services across the Tasman series. This is a free online event bringing together speakers from across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia to share their insights, learnings, research and more. The three sessions include Service Adaptation, Employment and Inclusive Growth, and Social Investment and Commissioning. Tickets are limited! You can find out more and secure your spot here

Please join us on Thursday 10 September at 11am-1pm (NZST) to walk away with fresh insight to Industry-led approaches to commissioning as well as new ways of working that focuses on empowering communities in the process. 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The borders may be closed, but we can still come together and share what’s working and what isn’t as we move into COVID-19 recovery. 

Community Services across the Tasman Series - 1 September 2020

Employment and Inclusive Growth Social MediaAugust 2020 - CSIA, in partnership with Social Service Providers Aotearoa, have launched the Community Services across the Tasman series. This is a free online event bringing together speakers from across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia to share their insights, learnings, research and more. The three sessions include Service Adaptation, Employment and Inclusive Growth, and Social Investment and Commissioning. Tickets are limited! You can find out more and secure your spot here

Tuesday 1 September 2020 at 11am NZ time via Zoom.  Your biggest asset is your workforce. Join us at a FREE online event to hear from organisations delivering creative and innovative workforce and inclusive growth solutions to meet demands now and into the future. Community Services Industry Alliance CEO Belinda Drew (Australia) and the panel of speakers will share the insights, learnings and research you need to know now, to build your most important asset, your workforce!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The borders may be closed, but we can still come together and share what’s working and what isn’t as we move into COVID-19 recovery. 

Great Adaptations - Enduring social and community work practice changes post lockdown

CoverGreatExpectationsAugust 2020 - The Covid-19 lockdown period demanded new ways of responding to old problems. This provided an opportunity for family and sexual violence services, and child and family services, as well as many others, to reconsider their methods of both staff and service user engagement.  This report documents the findings of an online workshop faciliated by Dr Emily Keddell from the University of Otago with input from social service providers.  Read it here

Community Services across the Tasman Series

Service Adaptation Social MediaAugust 2020 - CSIA, in partnership with Social Service Providers Aotearoa, have launched the Community Services across the Tasman series. This is a free online event bringing together speakers from across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia to share their insights, learnings, research and more. The three sessions include Service Adaptation, Employment and Inclusive Growth, and Social Investment and Commissioning. Tickets are limited! You can find out more and secure your spot here

The first session is Thursday 27 August at 11am NZ time via Zoom. From the comfort of your chair you will hear from CSIA CEO Belinda Drew, Lifewise NZ Practice and Development Manager Zoe Truell and Wesley Community Action and Inspiring Communities Director David Hanna. We also have the Good Things Foundation National Director Jessica Wilson who will share insights they have learned about digital adaptation, particularly for service users.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The borders may be closed, but we can still come together and share what’s working and what isn’t as we move into COVID-19 recovery. 

Great part-time roles that support the NGO social services sector

July 2020 - SSPA has the following new roles available for you to join our small active team here in Wellington.  Use your skills to support our organisations's work with social services throughout Aotearoa NZ.

Communications Advisor
Office Co-ordinator
Learning & Development Advisor

Visit our vacancies webpage or go to seek to view further details and to apply.