2018 Tasmanian Volunteering Symposium Speakers 2018-08-20T10:19:21+00:00



Ang Cuy is  Manager of Volunteer Development & Global Initiatives at YMCA Victoria, responsible for the strategic management and best practice for up to 1500 volunteers in more than 100 locations, with an average donation of 50 hours per month per person, to the value of $3.6 M.

As the manager of global initiatives for YMCA Victoria Ang is also responsible for establishing inbound and outbound international volunteering opportunities, and in 2012 established the “Unearth” program with the YMCA of Cambodia, for which she recently received a Hall of Fame Program Pioneer Award.

Ang has worked in the volunteer sector for over 25 years. A passionate and vocal advocate for volunteers, Ang is also a sought after speaker, facilitator and trainer on both a local and global level.

Ang will be presenting her National Volunteering Conference session ‘Volunteer Strategy: Gaining Visibility & Traction in Your Organisation’.


Amy Williams is a lawyer in the Not-For-Profit law team at Justice Connect who regularly provides legal advice, training and assistance to community organisations across Australia on various legal issues, including managing volunteers.

Prior to joining Justice Connect, Amy worked at the commercial law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Amy is also a former social worker with extensive experience in the community sector. Amy is also a former social worker with experience in the community sector, including working with and managing volunteers.

As a volunteer herself, Amy brings a breadth and depth of knowledge to the Symposium and will be presenting her very successful National Volunteering Conference session ‘Legal Issues in Managing Volunteers’.


Sarah Wells is Kingthing Marketing’s Digital Marketing superstar.  Sarah has mentored hundreds of businesses in tailor-made sessions that include all things online marketing such as strategy, content creation, metrics, online tools and more. Sarah combines her social media savvy with developing and implementing overarching marketing and social media plans and has presented at many seminars relating to marketing, social media.

Sarah is a sought-after speaker having presented for the likes Brand Tasmania, Business Events Tasmania and the Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania and is a valued coach and social media presenter for the Department of State Growth’s Digital Ready Program.

Sarah will show you how digital connection to potential volunteer markets ( particularly in the youth segment ) is achieved.


Rebecca King is a multi-award-winning digital media marketing specialist who has worked in small business, State Government, Tourism, media and now as a Director of her own digital company called Kingthing Marketing based in Launceston.

Kingthing Marketing has won a Tasmanian Tourism Award for Education and Training and Rebecca personally achieved Gold in the prestigious Australian Tourism Awards in the Education and Training category.  Rebecca is a Director on the Tourism Tasmania Board and in 2018 she was appointed as a Director on the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board.

She knows a thing or two about social media, is an expert trainer and speaker and will deliver some great insights that will drive your volunteer attraction strategies, particularly in the youth market.