1. HELPING INDIVIDUALS THRIVE
- (a) Cafe Wowee
Practical, engaging and absolutely necessary for survival in today's environment.
Very eye-opening session.
Definitely not to be missed if you know someone burning out or if you feel like you are burning out. Invite a friend along!
It has been a fun night of learning and reflecting. Did not regret signing up for the event!
Its absolutely well designed and it addresses the very important aspects (of burnout). Real life sharing. Very practical and essential for the world we live in now.
- (b) Cafe Wowee (Team Edition)
The team edition of Café Wowee (Working Optimally Without Encountering Exhaustion) is an interactive “hackathon-style” learning event about burnout prevention and management. The sessions aim to help: i. Participants learn about burnout and the strategies one can take to prevent or overcome it;
ii. Build your team culture and the team;
iii. Communicate that you care about your staff’s well-being, and
iv. Facilitate the development of your team to be burnout-free.A special feature of the café is how it provides platforms for learning dialogues about burnout, why it matters to address it, Emmaus’ PRISM© model for burnout prevention and management and the strategies that teams and organizations can take to sustainably improve their staff’s well-being, performance and morale as well as build a thriving team/organizational culture.
- (c) Time Out!
A mini-workshop which helps participants to prevent burnout caused by the overuse of their handheld devices. Participants will also receive a toolkit to begin to manage their screen time.
- (d) Thrive! Retreat
We all want to work, love, grow, succeed and have meaning and joy in our lives. Go on a life-changing personal journey with us, as we uncover the keys to living a thriving life. This is a one-day Christian Education workshop which provides a platform to review some critical questions needed to live a thriving life. Topics covered would include:
- What is Burnout and why does it happen?
- What does a thriving life look like?
- How to have work-life harmony?
- How to build personal resilience?
- How to thrive in relationships?
- How to know our priorities and find meaning and purpose in our work?
Fuel up, not burn out.Join our Events
- (e) Burnout Prevention & Management ResourcesYou are welcome to review our resources on burnout prevention and management or join The Walk – A 12-day devotional challenge against burnout.
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It is indeed #resting4good.
2. HELPING COMMUNITIES THRIVE
We provide consultancy services to help non-profits build their volunteer programme, so they can level up the good they are doing. Examples of potential projects scopes include:
- Starting up a volunteer programme
- Designing strategic volunteer roles
- Scoping Volunteer Management Database
- Training of Volunteer Partnership personnel
- Volunteer Training
- Volunteer Retention
- Risk Management
James & Sharon are the right people that you could approach to develop your strategic volunteer management. They are good listeners who would try to understand your needs, facilitate the process of brainstorming, provide us with significant solutions that suit our model of work.
James has been wonderful to journey with in scoping our volunteer management needs for a more positive volunteer experience workflow. His high efficiency in meeting milestones at each session, along with a heart to go the extra mile for us has allowed better clarity on where GUI's priorities need to be (especially with limited resources) by identifying the most critical functions. We are thus now able to communicate these needs clearly to lead to the next course of action. Thank you, Emmaus!
Thank you for the professional service rendered to better improve our operational efficiency. Your ability to understand our culture and challenges makes our partnership productive. By offering your years of experience in volunteer consultancy, it also allows us to raise our overall volunteering experience.
I have a wonderful experience working this Volunteer Management Project with Emmaus Team. Before we begin the work, my heart was heavy as I felt and think it's going to be tough as I don't even know where to start from. Emmaus has made the whole process so simple and showed us a Process Map on how are we going to take the first step to begin the journey and how's going to end the journey. I'm very thankful for their experience and professional expertise in the area that guided us through the project smoothly. I'm so happy to see the end result and what we have created together. It was a success and I'm truly enjoyed the training provided by Emmaus Team to complete the whole project with our organization. Thank you Emmaus Team and wishing you all the best - continue to fuel good to many organization that need your service.
It has been a wonderful experience working with Emmaus Strategies. I am impressed with the level of commitment, attentiveness and professionalism of the team. I'd gladly recommend Emmaus Strategies for their strategic volunteer partnership consultancy service.
Emmaus provided excellent consultancy services to us in our journey to create a volunteer management framework for our organisation. They adapted and customised projects for our specific needs and were very responsive to our queries and feedback in co-creating solutions to our challenges. James is an excellent trainer and passionate about his work. Both James and Sharon walked the extra mile to help us in our volunteer management journey. I would highly recommend their services to any organisation that is seeking to professionalize their volunteer management processes.
Keen to chat more about how we can journey with you to help build your volunteer programme? Contact us today.
We provide training for volunteer partnership staff to develop and grow their organization’s impact through effective volunteer partnerships. The training will cover the 5 key elements of effective volunteer programmes:
- Planning & Resourcing
- Marketing & Recruitment
- Onboarding & Training
- Partnership Management
- Programme Management
It was not monotonous. There were discussions, games, role-plays, videos etc
Structured, informative and interactive.
Interactive yet not intimidating 🙂 Great job!
The course structure and framework are well-planned and covered at a pace I can follow.
Keen to chat more about how we can capacity build your staff for effective volunteer partnerships? Contact us today.
We provide training services to help social service volunteers be effective helpers. This 2 half-day training covers the 5 essential habits of:
- Understanding Our Service Users
- Helping with many hands
- Knowing thy self as a helper
- Employing effective helping skills
- Going the distance in Helping
Keen to chat more about how we can journey with you to help build your volunteers’ capabilities? Contact us today.
Modelled after the Poverty Challenge, the simulation is a specially designed experiential activity to help those going through the activity to better understand families in need and the various challenges they may face. It aims to help participants:
- gain awareness and appreciation of the various social and family issues that families in need may face,
- recognise how every individual and family have varying levels of resources, and
- understand the impact the issues faced by each individual family members and the impact it may have on the whole family unit,
- realize that individual family members have resources they can bring to overcome family issues, and
- understand that resources a family may have goes beyond financial resources but includes individual coping capabilities, relational, time etc.
The poverty simulation was useful to place us in the shoes of people's lives that we would have otherwise never encountered.
Well prepared, well facilitated. Balance of seriousness and fun. Lots of sincerity.
I like the real life examples shared which give me a brief idea of what those in need are facing.
Interactive and fun. Learn social concerns and concepts in an enlightening and impactful way through play.
Keen to chat more about how we can bring the simulation to you? Contact us today.