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Thank You for Joining My Community Life!

Thank you for promoting your events, activities and volunteer opportunities on My Community Life! This website has been developed by the City of Kingston to help community groups promote themselves to a broad audience for free. It is great that so many groups are taking up this opportunity. 

So far:
  • 162 Community Groups have registered and created profiles on My Community Life;
  • 328 event pages have been created since My Community Life started (64 new event pages have been created since our December newsletter); 
  • 27 volunteer opportunities have been advertised; and
  • 61,000 pages have been viewed by almost 12,000 visitors!

The My Community Life team has been busy working behind the scene to improve the website.

Some changes include:
  • Adding an 'information' icon at the top right of the screen. When you click on the information icon, it takes you straight to the instructions page to help you navigate and easily use the website. 
  • When searching for a particular community group, event or volunteer page - you will notice that the results are a little more colourful. Community Groups are now purple; Events are green and Volunteers are orange.
There will be some more changes made to My Community Life over the next few months to make the My Community Life experience easier for everyone.

Help us improve My Community Life
by completing a 5 minute survey
Click here to go to survey!
TIPS
Post to your Facebook or Twitter page
Did you know that you can post a group profile, event page or volunteering opportunity onto your Facebook or Twitter page with the click of a button? When you click on the Facebook or Twitter icon at the top right of My Community Life, you may be prompted to sign in and then add a message to the post and share! 

Upload your own logos and photos
Did you know that you can 'personlise' your own group/event/volunteer pages by uploading your own logos or photos?  You don't have to use the provided images that we have made available for your convenience. Please add your own logos and photos!  
VOLUNTEERS
Are you looking for volunteers/committee members to join your group? My Community Life can help!

Since its inception, 23 community groups and volunteer involving organisations have utilised the online tool to advertise 27 different volunteer roles.

Volunteering is a great way for local communities to stay connected and resilient. Volunteering has many different forms and the landscape of the volunteer sector is changing. We encourage all clubs and community groups to explore new volunteer opportunities. Many highly skilled people would like to contribute their expertise to a worthy cause. If you need skilled volunteers such as an accountant, graphic designer, photographer or other professional, these could be very meaningful volunteer roles for the volunteers as well as your organisation. 
Help spread the word about My Community Life!

The more groups that advertise their activities and events on the website, the greater value and usefulness it will have to the local community, which in turn will benefit all groups and organisations in Kingston.

So tell your friends, family and other local community groups and organisations to check out My Community Life!


Stay tuned for the latest My Community Life news, statistics, and handy tips and reminders via quarterly email newsletters.
Questions or Suggestions?
Contact Council's Community Engagement Team:
Phone:  9581 4809
Email:   mycommunitylife@kingston.vic.gov.au
mycommunitylife.com.au
 
The City of Kingston acknowledges the funding contribution made by the State Government of Victoria for the development of the My Community Life website, supporting resources and the delivery of community training sessions.
Copyright © 2016 Kingston City Council, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this newsletter because either: your email address is registered with the My Community Life website as a username or a contact detail for a Community Group; or you ticked yes at a training session to join the My Community Life mailing list.
Our mailing address is:
Kingston City Council
PO Box 1000
Mentone, Vic 3194
Australia

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