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Building True Community through Inclusion

By Leila Wright, Webinar Facilitator The term “disability inclusion” is everywhere but what does it really mean? 20 years ago, when I first started working with people with disability, I really didn’t know what was appropriate. I didn’t have much experience with people with disability and, at that time, I didn’t have close family members with disability to learn from. I was also a bit scared that I would do or say “the wrong thing.” In one of my first…

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Using Facebook Pages to Connect with your Community

Facebook is still one of the best ways to communicate with your audience. Despite changes in the way that Facebook displays information to its users, there is simply no better way to share your organisations stories, successes, events and more. In this webinar, our presenter Anne-Maree Kerr from AMK Training and Consulting shares some simple methods to improve audience engagement, write great content and create beautiful imagery to post. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5U1Eoq9rv0 Download Webinar Resources To download the resource document for this…

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Tips for Recruiting Volunteers

In a rapidly changing environment, effectively recruiting volunteers can be a challenge for many organisations. Volunteer powered digital mentoring programs are not immune to this challenge, and as the volunteer landscape shifts people are increasingly looking to volunteer in ways that make the most of their unique skills and abilities. This webinar, being delivered by Leep NGO for the Be Connected program, unpacks a variety of methods for recruiting volunteers using practical examples. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wWbdT8RkvM Download Webinar Resource Document To download…

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Using Excel Formulas to Speed Up your Spreadsheets

Join Anne-Maree Kerr, an IT trainer and consultant with over 18 years experience as she shows you how to use Microsoft Excel to its full potential. Have you ever felt daunted by Excel and its formulas? Are you trying to create spreadsheets, or analyse data, frustrated in the knowledge that there must be an easier way? Anne-Maree is here to help you in this one hour webinar to master the basics of Excel formulas and to become more efficient and…

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Harnessing Volunteer Motivation

Volunteers come from all walks of life, each bringing with them their own unique perspective and reasoning for becoming a volunteer. Understanding what inspires and motivates us as individuals and volunteers can be a highly effective way for managing and maintaining volunteer engagement. “What motivates us moves us! [But] don’t assume that what motivates one volunteer, or one group of volunteers, holds true ‘across the board.” – Judy Esmond, Ph.D. This webinar, delivered by Leep in partnership with Good Things…

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Being a Digital Mentor: What’s Involved?

Find out how to inspire and support people to use technology and be online as a one-on-one digital mentor. We explore what's involved in the role and some tips and tricks for success! Digital mentors are people who provide one-on-one support to people so that they can use technology and get online. Whilst supporting people to build their digital skills is a large part of the mentoring journey, a digital mentor must inspire their learners to get online and build…

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Debunking Skilled Volunteering: How to Tap into Skilled Corporate Volunteers

Australians are very busy people - working an average of 4 extra hours a week to be able to get through their to do list. Yet we are also extremely generous and looking for ways to give back that use our skills and enable us to volunteer on our own terms. With more and more individuals looking to volunteer in a skilled capacity, or through their workplace employee volunteer program, skilled and corporate volunteering is on the rise. So how…

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How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint

There are over 30 million presentations given daily, many of them using PowerPoint or a similar program to support the spoken word. The problem is that the layout and content of these presentations often take away from, rather than enhance the content. Often the speaker is nervous and believes that by putting lots of details and words onto their slides the audience won't notice. Others believe in the "more is more" philosophy and put every thought they have had about…

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Your Communication Strategy: From Paper & PDF to Digital

Are you sending your newsletters, term programs and other marketing information by mail, or creating a PDF and emailing it? Would you like to increase your reach, lower your costs, measure your impact and help the environment? This webinar will take you through the steps you can take to switch from paper or PDF newsletters (and other marketing documents) to digital. Some of the topics we cover include: The reasons to switch to digital Know your audience: the perils of…

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How to Develop a Digital Literacy Program

This webinar provides a step-by-step guide to developing a digital literacy program using a digital mentoring model. Learn how to deliver basic digital literacy support in your community. We share tips and tricks for running a successful program, based on our experience running the Leep in Lab and other digital mentoring programs in the Leep in Network Learn about and join the Be Connected network here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i77JqYd8_cQ&t=580s

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