OR in the 3 rd sector – where from; where to; where next?. Ruth Kaufman FORS. Purpose of talk. Share what’s been going on Because it’s interesting Because you might want to get involved Synergy/cross-fertilisation. I’m going to cover. What is ORiTS? Relationship with Community O.R,
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Ruth Kaufman FORS
Share what’s been going on
Because it’s interesting
Because you might want to get involved
What is ORiTS?
Relationship with Community O.R,
Progress + experience
How to get involved
help OR analysts working or planning to work in third sector organisations to do a better job
promote to OR analysts the opportunity to practise in a wider arena.
Speakers: O.R. volunteers; O.R. consultants; third sector organisations; …
To help 3rdsector organisations
To promote OR in the third sector
To give OR analysts new opportunities
Any 3rd sector organisation…
…that can inspire an analyst to want to give their time for free
Delighted to have this partnership
We’ve benefited hugely from your work and support in all areas of the project, and from an organisational perspective you’ve enabled us to take a highly professional approach to increasing our efficiency
Reach, Cranfield Trust
My volunteering experience helped with my competencies; it helped me plan and deliver strong relationships with stakeholders and has given me additional confidence in my ability to do a lot more
Have succeeded in establishing a SIG – reasonably active!
Have succeeded in establishing a pro bono scheme – pilot, at least
Have identified enthusiastic users
O.R. pro bono
To grow or not to grow?
How do we sustain it?
O.R. pro bono
Write to Gavin.Blackett@theorsociety.com to register your interest (head your email ‘OR in the 3rd Sector’)
Register with Reach, watch out for O.R. roles www.reachskills.org.uk
Write to Cranfield Trust: firstname.lastname@example.org
Add your name to the mailing list to keep in touch: http://www.theorsociety.com/Pages/SpecialInterest/ORThirdSector_contact.aspx
Come to the meetings
Join the committee
If you are already working with the 3rd sector, we’d love to hear from you