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ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2023

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. 44,000+ student leaders from 3,300+ campuses across 170+ nations applied to join the Class of 2023. 260+ campuses worldwide (just 9%) in 38 countries were selected to host 4,000+ Millennium Fellows for the Class of 2023.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT HALEENA NGUYEN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2023.

University of Melbourne Parkville | Melbourne, Australia | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 3

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Millennium Fellowship Project: Volunteer Management Transformation

In the heart of Melbourne's West, we helped a community organisation undergo a transformative journey to revitalise its volunteer management and engagement strategies.

One significant component of the project involves a Volunteer Management System (VMS) transformation, currently halfway through implementation. This digital platform is designed to streamline volunteer data, making it easier to manage and organize information effectively. The VMS is a crucial step toward ensuring a centralised and accessible database, addressing the disorganisation that has been a persistent challenge.

Furthermore, recognising the importance of engaging stakeholders in the transformation process, our small group of dedicated students have been actively involved in designing a volunteer management strategy. This collaborative effort ensures that the perspectives and insights of those directly engaged with the volunteer community are integrated into the overall plan. Their involvement speaks to the commitment to inclusivity and the recognition that diverse perspectives contribute to more effective solutions.

The project also emphasises the importance of digitising and streamlining existing systems. An Online Volunteer Portal is being developed to facilitate volunteer registration, provide updates, and offer a centralised event calendar. This portal will not only improve accessibility for volunteers but will also contribute to a more organized and cohesive volunteer experience.

Acknowledging the diverse skills and interests of volunteers, the project includes a focus on segmented volunteer engagement. This strategic approach aims to match volunteers with programs that align with their preferences, ensuring sustained engagement and a more fulfilling experience for volunteers.

About the Millennium Fellow

Haleena Nguyen is a third year Bachelor of Arts student at the University of Melbourne, majoring in Politics and International Studies, and Geography. Haleena believes every individual deserves to achieve their full potential and that this begins by improving the social structures in which they find themselves. Since high school, Haleena has used her leadership skills as an active volunteer in the wider community, having been involved in poverty reduction and education initiatives. Through her project, she hopes to help university students incorporate regular volunteering into their lives.

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