YMCA Victoria’s journey towards better social impact measurement
Join us for our first event for 2016 where our guest speaker, Paul Turner, Youth Services Innovation Manager at YMCA Victoria will share the journey of YMCA Victoria to introduce and implement an organisation-wide outcomes framework. Do not miss the opportunity to ask Paul about the three-year journey so far and to network with your industry colleagues. Paul will share with SIMNA members what the journey towards managing to outcomes has been like for YMCA Victoria.
Paul will shed light on:
- Why YMCA Victoria decided to invest in into better social impact measurement and what benefits they have seen so far
- How they went about transitioning the organisation towards outcomes management and the challenges they encountered along the way
- Share what he and his team have learned along the way
The event will be facilitated by Jon Myer from Social Ventures Australia. Jon is an experienced consultant and facilitator with extensive experience in supporting organisations to transition to managing to outcomes in Australia and overseas. Prior to SVA, Jon’s experience includes roles with the Victorian Department of Human Services, Australia Post’s Corporate Affairs Division and the Foundation for Young Australians. In 2013, he founded and led a start-up social enterprise operating in India and Africa, after winning the prestigious Regional Hult Prize. He has also served as a member of The Myer Foundation for more than ten years and brings a deep understanding of philanthropic partnerships.
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Date: 19 May 2016
Time: 4.15pm for 4.30pm kick-off
Location: Origin Energy, 321 Exhibition St Melbourne (registration on ground floor)
About Paul Turner
Paul Turner is Youth Services Innovation Manager at YMCA Victoria. As part of his job looking at new strategic directions for YMCA Victoria in the youth space, he has led a number of initiatives to trial social impact measurement, first in a number of specific Youth Services programs and more recently across the wider organisation.
In 2015, he was Project Manager for the YMCA Measuring Social Impact Initiative. This initiative aimed to increase organisational understanding of and expertise in social impact measurement, generate an organisation-wide framework for the measurement of social impact, and provide the opportunity for four new areas of the organisation to trial social impact measurement and share their learnings.