Tag: volunteer management

Fueling Good

How Should We Engage Volunteers during Disease Outbreak?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ongoing community effort to prevent community spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus could leave many social purpose entities asking, “how should we proceed from here with our volunteer partnerships?” While the cases identified are non-residents and there have been no reports of the community spread of the disease to date, we should do all that…
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Skilling Up the Village

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you know that we have a village amidst us here in Singapore; one that brings hope, help and healing to people? Over the weekend, we were honoured to have been able to not only share about strategic volunteer partnerships through an equipping workshop, but we were also grateful and blessed to have been able…
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Read our Latest Cheatsheet on Changemaking

Reading Time: 12 minutes Social Space recently connected with us to understand the work of Emmaus Strategies and how our social enterprise works to sustain impact in growing individuals, organizations and communities. Read their latest Changemaker Cheatsheets feature on our Lead Thrive-Synergist & Founder, James, as he let us in on the nuts and bolts of running Emmaus and…
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A Tale of Two Cities – Come and Say “Hi”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next week, Emmaus will be out and about sharing about the two topics we are passionate about; Strategic Volunteer Partnerships and Mental Well-Being. We will be in covering these in 2 cities; Bangkok and Singapore. First, we will be at Halls 405 and 406 of the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from…
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Great are the Efforts of Volunteer Management Professionals

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today is International Volunteer Managers Day. And all of us in the team would like to celebrate the work of Volunteer Management Professionals all around the world. Indeed, Volunteer Management Professionals’ work makes it possible for people in the community to come together in a meaningful manner to make a difference and make the community…
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Building a Caring Singapore, One VM at a time

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s a wrap! We are indeed honoured to be able to witness the graduation of yet another generation of Volunteer Management professionals (VMs) last Friday. To date, the Circuit, part of the SG Cares movement, has trained and equipped close to 70 VMs across many Social Service Agencies (SSAs). Over 4 weeks in October 2019,…
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The Power of Meaningful Conversations

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s power in meaningful conversations. Last Friday, we had the privilege of hosting the “In Conversation with” series at the Volunteer Management Circuit. We heard from Mr Nigel Lee, Manager of Lutheran Community Care Services, on the topic of designing volunteer roles for success. As part of our effort to help circuit participants learn relevant…
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“I Wished I Had this Kind of Training” ~ a Veteran Volunteer Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Volunteer Management Circuit returned for its 3rd run. In the first 2 runs, we were privileged to help 47 social service agencies level up both their practitioners’ volunteer management capabilities and also their organizations’ volunteer programmes. On the 4 Oct 2019, we successfully kicked off Generation 3 of the circuit with another batch of…
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Emmaus-in-a-Minute

Reading Time: < 1 minute Imagine with us… We tried our hand at animation to explain what Emmaus does. So here’s Emmaus-in-a-minute 😁 More than just an imagination; we strongly believe this vision of thriving lives, organizations and communities can be a reality. Start a “fuel good” conversation with us to explore how we can, together, help people, organizations and…
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Let the Investigation Begin!

Reading Time: 2 minutes It looks like a scene from a pre-operation police briefing, but it is actually us facilitating an Impact Assessment workshop with Filos Community Service’s Elderly Service. We are indeed starting an in-depth investigation into the impact volunteers and volunteer programmes make. Following the launch of our Volunteer Partnerships Impact Assessment Toolkit, we are glad to…
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