Planning - Community Waikato

By: Social Services Waikato  06-Dec-2011

Planning helps groups to establish attainable goals and sets out who and how they will achieve them. It helps to identify potential  problems, communicate plans to stakeholders and guide the organisation to work towards a common vision.

The advisors from Community Waikato understand that planning is a dynamic, evolving process that is unique to each organisation. They work with the organisation to make the process a safe and productive one.

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Policies and Procedures

Contact one of our community here at Community Waikato for some one on one assistance in this area.The 'Community Resource Kit', available at and the ‘Nine Steps to Effective Governance’ which can be purchased or viewed online at are both very useful resources when developing policies and procedures. The procedure gives guidance on how to enact this- such as performance of hazard checks, evacuation plans and meeting first aid requirements.


community sector governance

Governance is the structure an organisation uses to set goals, monitor performance, maintain viability and ensure compliance with legal requirements and ethical standards. Manage the administrative functions (some of these tasks might be done by committee members working as volunteers. Planning and monitoring organisational achievements in relation to these objectives/mission. The main tasks of the governing body of an organisation are.


Finance - Community Waikato

Throughout the course of your funded project collect any reports etc and save these in your funding folder ready to include with your accountability. Department of Internal Affairs Community Funding Advisors can help you with a wide variety of information and advice. Your Local Council will have someone available to discuss your funding needs. Not meeting your accountability requirements will impact on further funding.