Grassroots Community Governance
The TCF knows all too well that volunteers are vital to community connection, safety, health, and wellbeing.
Many communities and organisations are reliant on volunteers to take on committee or board positions to support effective governance, and in many cases operations of their organisation.
As the TCF team travels around the state meeting communities and organisations, one issue is regularly raised - the difficulty of recruiting volunteers and ensuring that existing and new volunteers have the knowledge and skills to take on the roles required to keep organisations and initiatives running.
These concerns are more pronounced in rural and regional areas.
To help meet this need in the community, the TCF is implementing a new program to strengthen the governance capability and confidence of the many volunteers working in community organisations around the state by running a state-wide series of governance workshops.
The TCF’s Grassroots Community Governance program aims to build knowledge and give people the confidence to take on and stay in volunteer roles.
Latrobe-based Alkas Consulting has been awarded the grant to conduct the 45 workshops over three years in all corners of the state, including King and Flinders Island.
The workshops that will be delivered by Steve Allen, Donna Bain and Ella Dixon will kick off in February 2022. The 2022 schedule is:
Local Government Area
Booking and event details will be available soon. Keep an eye out on the Grassroots Community Governance Tasmania facebook page.
Across the three years at least one workshop will be held in every municipality