Skilling & Development WorkshopsTo further assist the sector, Lendlease developed a program to provide not-for-profit and community organisations access to training at no charge. The Skilling and Development Workshop series, now in its third year, offers face to face and virtual learning opportunities designed to grow the capacity within the sector.
The most recent series of workshops, included 26 sessions that were facilitated by skilled volunteers from Lendlease and partner organisations.
Topics were relevant to the sector and included: proactive media engagement, public speaking, mental health in the workplace, cyber security, governance, fundraising and more.
Workshops were popular with over 1,200 attendees from across the sector including FutureSteps partners, Red Cross, OzHarvest, Career Trackers, Career Seekers, Great Barrier Reef Foundation, local councils and more.
Participant feedback was overwhelmingly positive with:
- 91% would recommend workshops to colleagues
- 91% of attendees reported that as a result of the workshop they gained new skills
- 93% of attendees would like to learn about future workshops