In our online inspiration session ‘Empowering each other to enable social action’ on October 18, 10:00 a.m. (BST), we discuss all of this and more:
• How can we rise to the challenges of the changing world of volunteering?
• How can the enablement of social action be redefined and shaped?
• How can we ensure the futureproofing of voluntary infrastructure organisations?
This interactive session provides actionable insights to get started with right away. Register, join, share your ideas and ask any question that you might have on making volunteering thrive!
Katie Staddon (she/her)
Volunteering Project Manager at GoVolHerts
Katie Staddon is the Volunteering Project Manager of GoVolHerts which is the one-stop-hub for all things volunteering in Hertfordshire. Volunteering has been an interest of Katie’s for over 10 years, and she is passionate about upskilling volunteer engagement professionals so that they can get ahead of their peers, save time, and increase their reach all whilst providing a high-quality volunteer experience. Her role includes connecting prospective volunteers with local charities, training volunteer coordinators, overseeing community projects, managing stakeholder relationships and reporting to commissioners.
Charlotte Jones (she/her)
VCSE-Public Sector Partnerships and Engagement Lead at Spark Somerset
Charlotte Jones has worked with and involved volunteers for over 40 years in all manner of settings, leading change and inspiring social action to flourish. Charlotte works for Spark Somerset – Somerset’s infrastructure charity and helped to launch the Deedmob platform (known locally as Spark a Change) in September 2020 as the digital hub for volunteering in Somerset. Charlotte works in close partnership with a range of partners from the voluntary and public sector to increase the profile of volunteering and increase the diversity, quantity and quality of all things volunteering in the Somerset eco-system.
Levi Witbaard (he/him)
Head of Growth at Deedmob
The combination of a Communications degree, extensive experience in a software startup and a background in education and healthcare led Levi to Deedmob, where he is the Head of Growth. Following the principle "alone you go faster, together you go further”, he combines the best of Marketing, Sales, Product and Customer Success to grow the impact for and with our partners. If he’s not trying to crack the case of how to create scalable impact worldwide, he enjoys life in the form of his family, business books, helping out a the food bank, 10k+ steps a day, discovering local food, anime and investments in a greener tomorrow.