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April 2019
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…

$ Free incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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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.

$ Free incl. GST

$ 0 incl. GST non-members

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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…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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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…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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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…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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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…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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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.

$ Free incl. GST

$ 0 incl. GST non-members

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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…

$ 0.00 incl. GST

$ 0.00 incl. GST non-members

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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…

$ Free incl. GST

$ 30 incl. GST non-members

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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.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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17
May

Co-Design – Mandurah

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are looking for better ways to improve services or design new programs, this workshop is for you. Co-design – also referred to as ‘co-production’ – is part of a widespread trend to involve people in decision-making about the services they use. The WA Council of Social Service is leader in Co-Design in WA, having developed the WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit for use by government and community organisations in the design of new and improved services and programs.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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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

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Leadership WA is a for-purpose organisation with the mission of transforming our participants into courageous leaders and helping create an environment in which they can thrive and contribute positive social impact. WACOSS are excited to partner with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. The leadership experience will explore: Leadership styles Emotional Intelligence Communication skills & styles Management vs. Leadership Team building skills Maximising impact Program participants will be invited to design and participate in a Pilbara-based community…

$ 54.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

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06
Jun

Leadership & Management Training – Busselton

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is based on the work of Peter Urs Bender from his National Bestseller "Leadership from Within". It is a practical, interactive workshop looking at personality styles, leadership styles and communication techniques. Learn how to get the best from yourself and your employees through engagement and motivation. A how to guide will also be provided. Jenny Gleeson is an award-winning facilitator and trainer specialising in employee engagement, leading with authenticity and personality profiling. She has completed qualifications in project management,…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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19
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Leadership WA is a for-purpose organisation with the mission of transforming our participants into courageous leaders and helping create an environment in which they can thrive and contribute positive social impact. WACOSS are excited to partner with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. The leadership experience will explore: Leadership styles Emotional Intelligence Communication skills & styles Management vs. Leadership Team building skills Maximising impact Program participants will be invited to design and participate in a Pilbara-based community…

$ 54.00 incl. GST

$ 60.00 incl. GST non-members

Register
21
Jun

Pilbara Advocacy

Karratha

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…

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

Register
26
Jun

Collaboration for Sustainability – Broome

9:30 am - 12:30 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.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

Register
26
Jun

Co-Design for Community Organisations – Broome

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are looking for better ways to improve services or design new programs, this workshop is for you. Co-design – also referred to as ‘co-production’ – is part of a widespread trend to involve people in decision-making about the services they use. The WA Council of Social Service is leader in Co-Design in WA, having developed the WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit for use by government and community organisations in the design of new and improved services and programs.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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27
Jun

Foundations in Governance – Broome

 

 

9:30 am - 12:30 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.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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