Alicia Patterson is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Volunteering Victoria. She is an experienced marketing and communications professional who began her career as a print journalist. She has managed holistic and multi-faceted communications programs for social change in the social justice and non-profit sectors, and has extensive market research experience. Patterson has worked in health promotion, local government, and on state and federal government campaigns. She has worked with several membership associations and peak bodies, and also currently consults in the legal, not-for-profit and higher education sectors.