Now that governments are moving towards outcomes-based approaches, impacting the commissioning of social services, the time is ripe for conversation and action across the sector.
The Measuring & Evaluating Social Outcomes Conference is your chance to hear and learn from leaders across the social and government sectors, discussing how you can advance and scale the impact of efforts to address complex social problems.
Speakers will discuss
- The role of NGOs & funders towards achieving collective impact
- Appropriate indicators to measure impact
- Effective measurement tools, methods & implementation
- Working with your stakeholders & communicating your impact
- Using your outcomes data & impact analysis
- Overcoming fragmented approaches to addressing complex social issues
- Moving towards shared measurement
Who will attend?
Representatives from the Not-for-Profit, Government, Corporate & Philanthropic sectors with responsibility for:
- Measurement & Evaluation
- Strategy & Innovation
- Research & Policy
Attend to learn:
- How governments are funding NGOs & commissioning for outcomes
- Optimising measurement frameworks, leveraging new tools & approaches
- Enhancing consistency in measurement practices
- The role of NGOs & funders towards achieving collective impact
Relationships Australia NSW
Dr Jen Hamer has worked as a social work practitioner, academic, adult educator and senior manager in non-government family and community support organisations in the UK and Australia, for over 30 years.
Prior to joining Relationships Australia NSW in February 2018, she was the manager and lead policy writer for diversity and inclusion content in the Final Report, at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. In her current role, Jen oversees the RANSW client outcomes framework and evaluation strategy and convenes the RANSW human research ethics committee (HREC).
Equity & Results, New York, NY
Erika Bernabei is a leader in the strategic design and implementation of racial equity-focused whole organization and collaborative transformation to achieve results for people and communities of colour. Through Equity & Results, she works with small and large scale nonprofit, philanthropic and public agencies around the country and world to use a results-driven, racial equity lens to build the capacity of leaders and communities for impact.
Equity & Results uses an antiracist lens, developed by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, to look at how organizations and collaboratives can work differently to do systems change work and strategically disrupt business as usual. Erika is an expert in Results-Based Accountability (RBA) and has worked with groups to use this tool to transform their work. She explicitly uses the principles of the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond and participatory methods to embed ownership and accountability in her support of the organizational and collaborative change.
Prior to Equity & Results, Erika served as an Assistant Commissioner in the New York City Department of Homeless Services, working on family homelessness, and for almost 10 years at PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity. At PolicyLink, she developed and managed a results-driven infrastructure and support system for more than 50 diverse Promise Neighborhood communities to produce holistic and measurable outcomes and advance equity and opportunity.
She holds an MA in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a PhD in Education from New York University. Erika lives in New York City with her partner.
Hutt St Centre, SA
Sam Barrett is an experienced leader in the Not For Profit sector. After graduating with a Bachelor in International Studies at Flinders University in 2001, Sam worked in youth homelessness services in Adelaide.
In 2006 Sam relocated to Sydney, NSW where he began his career in management and leadership as Executive Officer of the Auburn Youth Centre. In Sydney Sam build significant experience in management, leadership, governance and business management of the community and homelessness service sector.
In 2010 Sam relocated to Melbourne, VIC and undertook the role of Manager of Youth Refuges at Melbourne City Mission. At this time Sam was also the Co-Chair of the Victorian Youth Refuges Network and engaged in high-level homelessness policy development. On returning to Adelaide, Sam moved into a senior management role in Community Mental Health at Mind Australia. In 2016 Sam sought out a return to the realm of homelessness services securing a policy role with Hutt St Centre. Sam is now applying his significant operational and policy experience to the role of Program Manager for the Aspire Social Impact Bond at Hutt St Centre.
Barwon Child, Youth & Family, VIC
Max Broadly, Executive Director of Client Services at BCYF, has been working in the Community and Health sectors for over 20 years. Much of Max’s career has been aligned with supporting clients with a significant disadvantage –, particularly young people. Max has worked in direct practitioner roles in the homelessness, youth, and drug and alcohol sectors. Max’s leadership experience includes management of youth residential withdrawal units, child and family services programs, Community Health settings, Out of Home Care programs, early years programs, homelessness, mental health and justice programs. Max has a strong interest in remodelling service designs to best meet the needs of vulnerable people.
What People Are Saying
“Keynote speakers all provided take away tips and tricks that I am able to immediately implement and share with communities. It has certainly had an impact on my practices for the better.”Alcohol and Drug Foundation, Measuring Social Outcomes conference attendee 2018
“The Measuring Social Outcomes conference was an outstanding event that included issues from both a government and non-government perspective. I learnt so much and it had started me thinking about a range of issues for our own organisation in furthering outcomes measurement.”Department of Social Services, Measuring Social Outcomes conference attendee 2018
Date: 6 Feb 2019 By: Ash Natesh
“Organisations have the inability to be vulnerable, they often use measurement to only ever share good news stories” Bessi Graham, Co-Founder, Benefit Capital (Keynote at the Measuring Social Outcomes Conference 2018) Measurement, as Bessi mentioned, should be about what we actually deliver to the cause/people that the organisation is fighting for. Measurement needs to be …