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March 2019
22
Mar

Governance Changes for NGOs

9:30 am - 11:00 am

This event will be useful for organisations that would like: An update on where the regulatory environment of governance is heading for NGOs Possible changes that will be occurring to the ACNC's objectives and activities Advocacy you can and can't do as a charity Whether the purpose of your organisation impacts your ability to advocate The event will be hosted by Professor David Gilchrist, a chartered accountant with more than 30 years working in the human services sector in Australia. This…

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April 2019
01
Apr

Emerging Issues Forum

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Emerging Issues Forum held annually, provides analysis to inform the service and strategic planning needs of the executives and Boards of community service providers into the future. Emerging Issues is an environmental scan, focusing on the future of the changing social, economic, and political contexts. It offers the sector the most current and relevant information on trends that are constantly changing, in order for them to address the most pressing needs of people facing disadvantage and those placed in…

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03
Apr

Finance Essentials for Not-for-Profits

South Hedland

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Northwest Accountancy and the WA Council of Social Service are committed to building the capacity of Pilbara Not-for-Profits and Community Sector organisations. In April, we are partnering to provide a two hour finance essentials workshop that will support current Board members, CEO’s and Managers of non-profit organisations to develop their financial knowledge and budget development skills. This opportunity is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the Pilbara Development Commission. Subscribe to the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin for regular training updates.

$ 24.00 incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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09
Apr

Finance Essentials for Not-for-Profits

Karratha

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Northwest Accountancy and the WA Council of Social Service are committed to building the capacity of Pilbara Not-for-Profits and Community Sector organisations. In April, we are partnering to provide a two hour finance essentials workshop that will support current Board members, CEO’s and Managers of non-profit organisations to develop their financial knowledge and budget development skills. This opportunity is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the Pilbara Development Commission.  Subscribe to the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin for regular training updates.

$ 24.00 incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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09
Apr

WA State Budget Mid Year Review

10:00 am - 11:30 am

WACOSS has secured an opportunity for members to hear directly from the Department of Treasury, on the current economic performance of Western Australia. Alistair Jones, Executive Director of the Economic Business Unit and Michael Andrews, Acting Executive Director of Strategic Policy and Evaluation, will be offering a briefing for WACOSS members, to give an insight into the Mid-Year Budget Review, highlighting the impact that the Justice Pipeline program has on the WA economy, and an update on the impact of…

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10
Apr

Writing Successful Grant Applications Katanning

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and tools for finding and developing successful funding applications. The course is very practical and will include links to databases, templates, resources, tips and the opportunity to have a go at putting together a funding application in class. Training is provided free of charge courtesy of Lotterywest funding.

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10
Apr

Tailored Governance Support

Newman

4:00 pm - 12:30 pm

We have heard your requests for governance support that reflects your unique context and varying organisational needs. As a result WACOSS are providing free, one-to-one governance workshops for local community organisations and social services as part of the Pilbara Not-For-Profit Capacity Building Project. The Tailored Governance sessions are limited to one per organisation but there can be multiple participants in the workshop which will be conducted via the Zoom platform. Registered organisations will need to complete a short survey prior to the…

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11
Apr

Governance for Boards & Committees Katanning

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This half day workshop provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and management committees. It gives participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a functioning and effective Board. Course Content The roles and responsibilities of Boards Legal requirements of Boards Applying a Corporate Governance framework to NFP organisations Key areas of effective governance Common challenges facing Boards and tips for addressing them Changes in governance and emerging issues that Boards need to…

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May 2019
01
May

Pilbara Advocacy

Hedland

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This one-hour workshop will provide local community groups and individuals with an overview of what is involved in effective campaigns to achieve their aims. It will also demonstrate how planning a campaign in advance can get better results and shows how social media can be used to gather support. It includes advice on how to make your case to decision-makers, politicians, local government and the public, as well as practical exercises on letter-writing and media releases. Participants will have the opportunity…

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06
May

Addressing Trauma in the Workplace

South Hedland

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) has a state-wide education and training unit which has an important role to increase community knowledge and skills and challenge the myths surrounding sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse. As part of the WACOSS Pilbara Project and based on Community Sector feedback, SARC have been engaged to deliver the “Addressing Trauma in the Workplace” to service workers in 3 Pilbara locations; Hedland, Karratha & Tom Price. Identified topics for the workshops are as follows: The possible…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

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07
May

Addressing Trauma in the Workplace

Karratha

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) has a state-wide education and training unit which has an important role to increase community knowledge and skills and challenge the myths surrounding sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse. As part of the WACOSS Pilbara Project and based on Community Sector feedback, SARC have been engaged to deliver the “Addressing Trauma in the Workplace” to service workers in 3 Pilbara locations; Hedland, Karratha & Tom Price. Identified topics for the workshops are as follows: The possible…

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08
May

Addressing Trauma in the Workplace

Tom Price

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) has a state-wide education and training unit which has an important role to increase community knowledge and skills and challenge the myths surrounding sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse. As part of the WACOSS Pilbara Project and based on Community Sector feedback, SARC have been engaged to deliver the “Addressing Trauma in the Workplace” to service workers in 3 Pilbara locations; Hedland, Karratha & Tom Price. Identified topics for the workshops are as follows: The possible…

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18
May

Pilbara Early Childhood Education & Care Conference

Karratha

7:45 am - 6:00 pm

  The 2019 Pilbara Early Childhood Education and Care Conference aims to enhance the professional practice of school and community based educators in the region. Building on the success of the 2017 forum led by Baynton West Primary School the one-day conference in 2019 will highlight the early years and provide a day of professional development to attendees. WACOSS and our Connecting Early Years Networks project are pleased to be collaborating with Baynton West Primary School to deliver this opportunity in…

$ 48.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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June 2019
05
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Leadership WA's mandate is to champion and develop courageous leaders. WACOSS are excited to confirm we are working closely with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. Participation in this capacity building program will involve a nomination and selection process with limited places available. The program overview will be released shortly via the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin with application forms to follow. Program nominations will open in early April 2019. 

$ 54.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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19
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Leadership WA's mandate is to champion and develop courageous leaders. WACOSS are excited to confirm we are working closely with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. Participation in this capacity building program will involve a nomination and selection process with limited places available. The program overview will be released shortly via the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin with application forms to follow. Program nominations will open in early April 2019. 

$ 54.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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July 2019
19
Jul

Introduction to Peer Work

Karratha

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

In collaboration with Consumers of Mental Health WA (CoMHWA), WACOSS are supporting the delivery of the Introduction to Peer Work workshop for community sector professionals in the Pilbara. CoMHWA provides lived experience education, training and awareness raising to consumers, services, policy makers and the wider community. The workshop overview will be released shortly via the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin with application forms to follow. This capacity building opportunity is supported by the Pilbara Development Commission & Lotterywest. Nominations to participate in this workshop will open in April 2019. 

$ 24.00 incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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20
Jul

Foundations of Peer Work

Karratha

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

In collaboration with Consumers of Mental Health WA (CoMHWA), WACOSS are supporting the delivery of the Foundations of Peer Work workshop for individuals with lived experience in the Pilbara. CoMHWA provides lived experience education, training and awareness raising to consumers, services, policy makers and the wider community. The workshop overview will be released shortly via the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin with application forms to follow. This capacity building opportunity is supported by the Pilbara Development Commission & Lotterywest. Nominations to participate in this workshop will open in April 2019. 

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