Sober in the Country (SITC) is a rural-based grassroots charity creating social impact across Australia by making it “OK2SAYNO to beers in the bush and catching our mates before they fall through the cracks and hurdles of overcoming addiction in isolation." – Shanna Whan, CEO and Founder
@Felicity Nolen adds: "Our purpose at SITC is broad-scale advocacy and awareness around alcohol-related harm in regional and rural Australia. We do this by collaborating with Australia’s leading national charities and organisations with a similar focus, working through media outlets to advocate for the rural sector and launching our Rural Peer Support community, the Bush Tribe.
I’ve been involved with SITC for around twelve months and am currently working full-time in a voluntary capacity while the charity consolidates since its inception in late 2019. I've been a lover of Pipedrive since 2015 when I stumbled across it thanks to Google when searching for a CRM solution in a previous job.
My background is in media publishing focussed on advertising and marketing, and more recently, I've had experience in the insurance industry in an operations capacity. I guess my real passion is people and how we can adapt and change how we work not only to be more productive but for work to be more enjoyable rather than being something we have to do to pay the bills. We spend so much time at work the enjoyment aspect should be at least equal to our home life.
When I first met Shanna... (More)