Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Call for questions for National Volunteer Conference

Volunteering New Zealand


2 July 2013


Call for questions for National Volunteer Conference


Today Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) opens registrations for their biennial national conference taking place on 19-20 November 2013 at the Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.

The theme is Collaborative Kōrero – Partnership & Impact in Volunteering. The conference will be made up of a series of kōrero (conversations) led by VNZ along with its member organisations, stakeholders and friends to tackle the big questions in the areas of impact and partnership in volunteering.

Vanisa Dhiru, CEO of Volunteering New Zealand, says VNZ is calling for “for questions to start a kōrero, or conversation, on aspects of partnership and impact that are of interest to anyone”.

“Instead of a ‘call for abstracts’ we thought we would engage more on what people wanted to talk about and listen to – so we have asked for questions instead, to help shape the agenda for our two day hui (conference)."

“VNZ’s directive for our work over the past two years has come from a national call for what the community sector wants. Member organisations of VNZ have expressed their support as VNZ launched Best Practice Guidelines and Competencies for Managers of Volunteers and moved towards fulfilling the needs of the sector."

Submitted questions will be used to identify threads within the two themes and plan a variety of sessions for the two day event. Questions from individuals and organisations across the whole community – business, community or government, can help shape the agenda.

“As a nation we know we have the skills and knowledge to learn from our own people,” says Vanisa.

“The hui is a time to share and learn from one another through kōrero, listening and networking.”

Online registrations and more information about the Collaborative Kōrero can be found at www.collaborativekorero.org.nz. Questions are welcome until Friday 19 July 2013.

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) is an association of New Zealand organisations that have a commitment to volunteering, such as volunteer centres, national and other organisations. Their mission is to promote, support and advocate for volunteering. www.volunteeringnz.org.nz

[ends]

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

EPMU: Fourth Anniversary

Representatives of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union are proud to stand with the Pike River families to mark four years since 29 men lost their lives. More>>

ALSO:

'Kindara': Unusual Ginger Coloured Kiwi Chick Released To Taupo Creche

A cute little kiwi chick with an unusual ginger tinge to its feathers has just been released to Wairakei Golf & Sanctuary Kiwi Creche in Taupo after hatching at Rainbow Springs' Kiwi Encounter. More>>

Werewolf: The Complicatist : Bob Dylan Himself, And By Others

Bob Dylan is about to release a six CD version of the entire Basement Tapes sessions he recorded with the Band 40 years ago. To mark the occasion, I’ve rustled together some favourite cover versions of Dylan songs, and a few lesser-known tracks by the great man. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: Gone Girl : The Trouble With Amy

Philip Matthews: Three words to describe the David Fincher film Gone Girl: cynical, topical and ridiculous. Ridiculous isn’t a negative. More>>

ALSO:

11/11: Armistice Day Peace Vigils

On Armistice Day 2014, the second in the series of peace vigils that will take place three times each year during the World War One centenary will be held in Hokianga, Whangarei, Auckland, Tauranga, Otaki, Lower Hutt, Wellington and Takaka. More>>

ALSO:

Te Papa: Rick Ellis Appointed New Chief Executive

The Board and Chairman of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa are pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Ellis as the new Chief Executive for the museum. More>>

Couture: New All Blacks Jersey Gets Team’s Seal Of Approval

More than two years in the making, adidas has today unveiled the most technologically-advanced and blackest All Blacks jersey ever, four days before the highly anticipated match against England. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news