Similar to the first network already formed entailing regular meetings between members, the new network will provide participants with networking and mutual learning opportunities, with an aim to foster a new support network among them. More details are as follows:
||1. solution-focused sharing and networking on governance issues
2. co-creation of governance practices of local self-help organizations
|Facilitator:||Dr. Chan Yu, Associate Director, HKU-HKJC ExCEL3 Project|
||Board or committee members of self-help organizations which are agency members of HKCSS / The Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities, or receiving funding from Social Welfare Department|
||HK$500 per person, including a deposit of HK$400*
*On the condition of attendance at 5 or more sessions, deposit will be refunded and participants will receive a certificate of attendance
|Date / Time:||10:00am-12:30pm of six selected Wednesdays spanning the year of 2017/18|
Session dates with topics (6 in total):
|20/09/2017||Roles, liabilities and ethics of the Board members|
|22/11/2017||Board composition and succession, Division of work (between staff and Board members and among Board members)|
|20/12/2017||Effective meeting, boardroom conducts and conflict management|
|17/01/2018||The Board’s role in fundraising & financial sustainability|
|28/02/2018||Branding & strategic planning|
Application is now closed.
Click the below videos to watch the sharing on the first "Directors of Self-help Organizations' Network" by Dr Chan and participants . You may also want to visit the online photo album.
Dr Chan Yu, seasoned social worker and Associate Director, ExCEL3, University of Hong Kong talks about characteristics of self-help organizations and the objectives of the "Directors of Self-help Organizations' Network"
Mrs Gillian Lo, Chairperson, The Hong Kong Joint Council of Parents of the Mentally Handicapped shares challenges faced by self-help organizations
Mr Douglas Ho, Member, Board of Directors, Hong Kong Federation of Handicapped Youth explains why he has chosen to join "Directors of Self-help Organizations' Network"