Storytelling and Harvesting – Wed 1st Nov 2023
Storytelling and capturing stories are important tools for communication, connection and progress. They connect us as humans and can take place anywhere and anytime. Storytelling connect the generations in the moment and harvesting enable stories to live on. Many believe that storytelling and harvesting is a unique skill reserved for elders, writers, artists or children. However, we can all be storytellers.
This workshop is for anyone interested in building their ability to capture and tell stories.
During this 1-day interactive workshop, you will learn:
- the purpose of storytelling and harvesting
- the role storytelling and harvesting can play in your work
- how to tell and capture stories
- how to use storytelling for influence
- how storytelling can be used as data
Steph Bitter is a young and enthusiastic individual, passionate about supporting people to realise and express the most authentic version of themselves. With a background as a writer, performing musician and songwriter, they studied a Diploma of Community Services to align their passion for rights and social justice with a love of connecting with people. Steph blends Asset-Based Community Development, Participatory Community Development, and Person-Centred practices to suphttps://events.humanitix.com/storytelling-and-harvestingport individuals and communities to find belonging and create authentic meaning in their lives.
Fiona Miller is a creative conduit with a diverse back ground that includes community development, creative & visual arts, early years, education, bushfire recovery, inclusion, community houses, community gardens and more. Having worked within a variety of organisations/agencies and local governments she has a broad understanding of the diversity of organisational structures.
As a facilitator, graphic harvester or community member, contributing to community for making great places and participating in community led projects that are sustainable are her focus. She loves nothing more than watching people and projects grow and uses creative arts, ABCD and strengths based practices as platforms for discovering and exploring community futures.
Supporting our young people to explore their own place within community is something she sees as particularly important. Everyone deserves to feel safe and be included and we can build relationships and have fun while we do it.
The Jeder Institute operates across Australia and throughout the world to create positive change for individuals and communities. We bring people together to realise their full potential, increase collective knowledge, explore insights and engage community members in conversations that matter to empower individual’s choice and control by:
- Facilitating community conversations around critical social issues
- Building individual and community resilience
- Coordination of supports and capacity building (NDIS)
- Engaging and connecting with a diverse range of communities
- Co-developing organisational change management frameworks
- Identifying and mobilising individual and community assets and strengths
The Jeder Institute is a not-for-profit, Next Stage Organisation (NSO), based in Australia. We are a human-centred organisation committed to addressing local, national and international challenges and issues and commit to challenging the systems and structures which impede people’s ability to live a good life.
The Jeder Institute focuses on community capacity building by identifying and building on existing strengths to create and live an ordinary life and to further create inclusive communities through collective action. The Jeder Institute provides strengths-focused workshops, training and facilitation to individuals, communities and organisations through both contemporary and well-known practices.
Refunds are available up to 1 day prior to the event