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January 2019
23
Jan

Whole-of-Sector Outcomes Framework Conversation

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. As part of a broader engagement strategy, WACOSS is inviting you to come along to a half-day interactive conversation about the Framework’s first and second prototypes.

This is the second conversation, following on from the first sell-out event in November 2018.

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. The aim of the Framework is to create scaffolding that assists in linking outcomes across different agencies and programs, and in particular to address some of the siloes in service delivery that have been evident across program, agency and departmental levels, in turn generating better service delivery outcomes for the community. As part of…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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February 2019
01
Feb

Members event: New Year Sector Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am

The annual New Year Sector Breakfast is an opportunity for us to recognise the expansive work of our members, to unite us as a sector, and to celebrate our collective achievements and launch the new and exciting year ahead. Now, more than ever we need to engage and activate to harness our collective impact and tell our stories. Places are limited, book early to secure your spot.

$ Free incl. GST

$ incl. GST non-members

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06
Feb

Funding and Contract Advocacy Consultation

A joint event by WACOSS and Community Employers WA.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

With pressure building across the sector the Western Australian Council of Social Service in partnership with Community Employers WA will be holding a consultation with community service organisations to assist with funding, contracts, and how to renegotiate the terms of your contracts. This is particularly important given the increasing impact of the Equal Remuneration Order (ERO) and changes to indexation policy. Programs and services are increasingly being squeezed, with pressure to deliver high-quality, sustainable services that achieve positive outcomes under old…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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07
Feb

Tailored Governance Support

Karratha & Hedland

8:30 am - 5:00 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. Registered organisations will need to complete a short survey prior to the workshop to ensure our facilitator meets…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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07
Feb

Good Governance Workshop

Karratha

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A one-hour presentation on what 'good governance' means. This workshop is suitable for current board members and local committee members working in the social services sector. Please note there is a maximum of two participants per organisation to allow for greater sector engagement.   The WACOSS Not-for-Profit Capacity Building Project is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the Pilbara Development Commission.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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13
Feb

Good Governance Workshop

Hedland

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A one-hour presentation on what 'good governance' means. This workshop is suitable for current board members and local committee members working in the social services sector. Please note there is a maximum of two participants per organisation to allow for greater sector engagement.   The WACOSS Not-for-Profit Capacity Building Project is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the Pilbara Development Commission.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

Register
20
Feb

Whole-of-Sector Outcomes Framework Conversation

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. As part of a broader engagement strategy, WACOSS is inviting you to come along to a half-day interactive conversation about the Framework’s first and second prototypes.

This is the third conversation, following on from the first sell-out event in November 2018, and the conversation in January 2019. To register for January instead, click here.

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. The aim of the Framework is to create scaffolding that assists in linking outcomes across different agencies and programs, and in particular to address some of the siloes in service delivery that have been evident across program, agency and departmental levels, in turn generating better service delivery outcomes for the community. As part of…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

Register
March 2019
06
Mar

Foundations in Governance Training Geraldton

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Governing an organisation requires rules, norms and actions. Governance is the way the rules, norms and actions are structured, sustained, regulated and held accountable. This training provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and management committees. It aims to give participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a high functioning and effective Board. As a board member you are part of the governance body of the organisation. As such you are entrusted…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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06
Mar

Advocacy Training Geraldton

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This two-hour workshop will provide local community groups and individuals with hands-on experience 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…

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07
Mar

Outcomes Measurement Training Geraldton

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

What is the difference between measurement and evaluation? Why do we need consultants to evaluate our programs? What sort of measurement or evaluation do we do ourselves, and when do we need external assistance? What is a program logic model, and what is a theory of change, and how do we use each of these in measuring our organisations outcomes? In our current changing procurement environment of understanding and measuring outcomes, it can be very unclear as to what we…

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$ Free incl. GST non-members

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07
Mar

Outcomes Framework Conversation Geraldton

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. The aim of the Framework is to create scaffolding that assists in linking outcomes across different agencies and programs, and in particular to address some of the siloes in service delivery that have been evident across program, agency and departmental levels, in turn generating better service delivery outcomes for the community. As part of…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

Register
April 2019
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.

$ 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.

$ 24.00 incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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