ACHIEVE GROWTH IN MEMBERSHIP

Playgroup SA vision:

To create the opportunity for every child to learn through quality play experiences while supporting their families/carers in their role as primary educators.

Strategies:

1.1    Increase member recruitment and improve retention.

1.2    Support the establishment and development of new Playgroups.

1.3    Add value to membership through the provision of resources, training and services.

1.4    Adapt and diversify membership in response to members changing needs.

PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICE DELIVERY

Strategies:

2.1    Provide a state-wide network to support Playgroups.

2.2    Support volunteers and staff to promote best practice service delivery.

2.3    Apply an evidence-based evaluation of organisational performance.

2.4    Ensure viability and adequate financial resources to carry out organisational objectives.

2.5    Provide the Peak State Playgroup Body.

2.6    Develop and invest in technology to deliver services.

DEVELOP PARTNERSHIPS / EXPAND EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Strategies:

3.1    Diversify funding partnerships and programs.

3.2    Partner with policy and decision-makers in government to advocate for families and Playgroups.

3.3    Develop and strengthen partnerships with agencies that support the early childhood sector.

3.4    Maintain strong partnerships with Playgroup Australia and its members.

INCREASE OUR PROFILE AND COMMUNICATIONS

Strategies:

4.1    Promote the benefits of Playgroup to the wider community.

4.2    Position Playgroup SA as the peak body for Playgroups in South Australia.

4.3    Communicate the benefits of Playgroup SA membership to current members and potential members.

4.4    Participate in and develop a body of research and data regarding the benefits.

4.5    Implement a cohesive Marketing Plan, which includes a new website.