The Southern Fleurieu & KI STARCLUB Field Officer Program will address many topics during June

INITIATIVE: STARCLUB Field Officer - Fleurieu & Kangaroo Island Jeremy Bell in action playing football for Victor Harbor.

INITIATIVE: STARCLUB Field Officer - Fleurieu & Kangaroo Island Jeremy Bell in action playing football for Victor Harbor.

The Southern Fleurieu & KI STARCLUB Field Officer Program and several other STARCLUB regions have teamed up with Sports Community to provide a fantastic series of free online webinars for regional clubs during June 2020.

STARCLUB Field Officer - Fleurieu & Kangaroo Island, Jeremy Bell said a range of topics would be addressed over the next six weeks that will ultimately help clubs move forward in a positive way.

"You can tune into these webinars from the comfort of your own home and access some great content that will help your club navigate the challenges ahead as we begin the slow transition back to sport," Jeremy said.

"Each webinar will only be an hour long and packed full of handy information, held every Monday night in June at 7pm."

Session 1 - Monday, June 1, at 7pm, is 'The secrets of successful clubs'.

"In this session we share the secrets to successful clubs and what they do to ensure they remain successful year after year and explore the terms leadership, culture and success what they truly mean in a community club and how you can ensure they become your clubs core strengths."

Registration links: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3140480493728626433

Session 2 - Monday, June 8 - 'How to achieve goals by creating a culture of volunteering in your club'.

"The one characteristic consistent in almost all successful clubs is that they have a culture of volunteering. In this session we show, step by step, how you can create a culture of volunteering at your club.

"This session also considers at why people volunteer and the barriers that may currently be stopping them from volunteering at your club," Jeremy said.

Registration link: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/6495973377910353921

Session 3 - Monday, June 15, - 'Fundraising and Financial management for sports clubs'.

"Some clubs are using technology to revolutionise their fundraising and the role of the club treasurer. In this session we explore what financial information committees need to successfully manage their clubs and it is not what you think!

"How going "online" is not only reducing fraud but significantly increasing club revenues and the benefits, even for the smallest clubs, of moving to an online accounting system," Jeremy said.

"We look at the difference between fundraising and raising funds and why it really does matter where your clubs funds come from. Look at the different way's clubs have successfully taken their fundraising online and show case the many different fundraising strategies being used by community sports clubs."

Registration link: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1939496037336908545

Session 4 - Monday, June 22 - 'Social media and communication strategies for sports clubs'.

During the COVID 19 lock down period, many clubs have been amazing users of social media in a way that will create benefits for many years to come.

"In this session we explore the key reasons why clubs communicate, how to create a great club communication strategy, show case different examples of how community sports clubs have used social media to stay connected while we are all in lock down, build and grow their audience of supporters and members, raise funds, reduce volunteer workloads and have a lot of fun," he said.

Registration link: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/6832443727219196673

Session 5 - Monday, June 29 - 'Increasing participation in your club'.

"Not only will sport look very different as we move back into sport, but how our community will want to participate is going to be very different.

In this session we explore why people participate in sports, what stops different groups of people participating in sport, consider what other participation options the community want other than apart from competitive sport, consider other formats and structures for sport that will be need to be offered by clubs in the future and highlight case studies and strategies being used by clubs to increase participation."

The program is supported by City of Victor Harbor, Alexandrina Council, District Council of Yankalilla and Kangaroo Island Council.

Stay tuned for more information and feel free to register your interest by contacting jbell@victor.sa.gov.au or 0427 015 845.

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