Community Arts

Engaging the community through arts and cultural activities.

Community arts are created by, with, and for a community. The community is actively involved in creating the art. Community arts projects come in many different shapes and sizes.

– CREATIVE NEW ZEALAND
COMMUNITY ARTS TOOLKIT

The toolkit is aimed at people who lead or are interested in leading community arts projects and draws together best practice from Aotearoa and other parts of the world.

Why is it useful:
In the toolkit, you will find
– Inspirational projects
– Tips and characteristics for strong community arts projects
– Resources to help develop projects
– Links to support and networks
– Key to the project is a series of videos of amazing practitioners from around the country – sharing their projects and their knowledge.

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VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT TOOLKIT

The volunteer management toolkit is intended for use by boards, managers and co-ordinators to help attract, manage and retain volunteers.

Why is it useful:
The toolkit provides you with:
– Advice on planning your volunteer management system
– Tips on finding and selecting the right volunteers for your organisation
– Instructions on inducting and training volunteers
– Guidance on retaining volunteers
– Templates

Templates included
– A code of conduct
– Application forms
– Appointment letter
– Decline letter
– Interview plan and questions

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COMMUNITYNET AOTEAROA

What is it: CommunityNet Aotearoa is an online hub where you can find and share resources designed to strengthen community organisations.

Why is it useful: Theses resources are designed to strengthen community organisations and include ‘How To’ guides, stories and case studies, information and advice, tools and templates

Link: https://community.net.nz/

WHAT WORKS

What is it: What Works helps organisations gather robust data and information to tell a real story about what they are doing and the difference it makes.

Why is it useful: If you need to reflect on your work, demonstrate its effectiveness and keep improving your practice, this site is for you.

Link: http://whatworks.org.nz/ 

GOVERNANCE

What is it: A comprehensive collection of information and training resources on all aspects of Governance for not-for-profit organisations.

Why is it useful:  If you want information on a particular aspect of governance including templates and information sheets, – in fact everything you could possibly need to be a fully functioning expert board, then this is for you. There is also a Board Matching Service. This process is for not for profit community groups wishing to advertise a board of trustee position (Board Vacancy) and / or for people that are interested to be on a board (Board Candidates).

Link: https://socialink.org.nz/rog-home/

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