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March 2019
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…

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11
Mar

Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course is for any interested adult. You will learn: education and information about suicide rates and risk factors in the Australian context skills and improve confidence to safely have a conversation with someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours practical skills for how to provide mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal time to practicing these skills in a safe environment. **Please note this course is…

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11
Mar

YEP Talk in the Pilbara

Multiple locations

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The YEP Project are a team of amazing  Young People who deliver free workshops to Young People and the Youth Sector that are designed to EDUCATE, EMPOWER and positively EVOLVE Young People’s perceptions, attitudes and behaviours around sexual health and blood borne viruses.  The YEP Team & Headspace will be travelling throughout the Pilbara  in March 2019, with each town receiving two workshops for young people and two workshops for sector professionals. Newman - Monday 11th March Tom Price  - Tuesday 12th March…

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14
Mar

International Women’s Day Breakfast

WACOSS in partnership with ANSON

8:00 am - 9:30 am

WACOSS is partnering with ANSON an International Women’s Day breakfast to acknowledge and celebrate women’s leadership in the Not for Profit sector. The Hon. Simone McGurk, Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; and Community Services will be joining us on the day, to talk with the sector about how we can engage and support the important work of the WA Government’s Women’s Plan. Justine Colyer, CEO of Rise, will also be speaking at the…

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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

Introduction to Outcomes Measurement Training Kalgoorlie

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

In our current changing procurement environment of understanding and measuring outcomes, it can be very unclear as to what we are referring to when we discuss measurement and evaluation. It becomes even more confusing when we see the myriad of tools, frameworks, theories and definitions in measuring social outcomes. This workshop will provide you with a robust base level understanding of measurement and evaluation.

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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.

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03
Apr

Introduction to Social Enterprise and Impact Investment Training Kalgoorlie

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This 3-hour focused workshop is designed to provide information and understanding of social enterprise development for the community services sector, as well as an introduction to impact investment. The focus group for this workshop includes stakeholders across the NFP sector, community organisations, local and state government agencies, and entrepreneurs looking to strategically develop or invest in social enterprise.  

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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.

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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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09
Apr

Introduction to Outcomes Measurement Webinar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What is a program logic model, and what is a theory of change, and what are methodologies to measure our outcomes? What is the difference between measurement and evaluation? In our current changing procurement environment of understanding and measuring outcomes, it can be very unclear as to what we are referring to when we discuss measurement and evaluation. It becomes even more confusing when we see the myriad of tools, frameworks, theories and definitions in measuring social outcomes.

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17
Apr

Pilbara Advocacy

Newman

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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May 2019
02
May

Pilbara Advocacy

Hedland

2:00 pm - 3:00 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. The interactive workshop examines the possible impacts on front-line workers…

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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. The interactive workshop examines the possible impacts on front-line workers…

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07
May

Introduction to Social Enterprise Webinar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar is designed to provide information about social enterprise development for the food relief sector, as well as an introduction to impact investment. We will cover: - The spectrum of entities and structures from traditional business, social enterprise and not for profit - Social enterprise impact models - An introduction to some concepts of social enterprise design and development - Case studies of where this has been done in other jurisdictions in the food relief sector.

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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. The interactive workshop examines the possible impacts on front-line workers…

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10
May

State Budget Briefing

10 May 2019

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

WACOSS will offer a detailed analysis on how the State Budget (which is being handed down on 9 May 2019) will impact the community services sector in Western Australia at 2:00pm, Friday 10 May 2019. This year, we are again collaborating with other WA peak bodies, who will take part in a panel conversation to give an overview from their respective portfolio areas. This event will be critical for understanding the budget, and the Government's social policy priorities. In addition…

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17
May

Collaboration for Sustainability – Mandurah

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

‘Collaboration for Sustainability’ is a popular WACOSS workshop that will help you decide what kinds of collaboration you need to achieve your goals and how to make that collaboration successful. It will provide practical guidance, useful exercises and networking opportunities – all underpinned by a sound evidence-based theoretical framework. Collaboration is essential for tackling the ‘wicked’ problems that are beyond the scope of any one agency to resolve.

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