Training Courses & Resources



Training Calendar

TRAINING WORKSHOP

DATE/S

TIME

FACILITATOR

VENUE

COST (inc GST)

September 2014
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting & Training Sessions September 18 9:30am-12noon TBA VNQ Offices
N/C
November 2014
Sponsorship & Fundraising November 01 9:00am-12noon Gerard Byrne VNQ Offices
N/C
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting & Training Sessions November 20 9:30am-12noon TBA VNQ Offices
N/C

Bookings Essential - places are limited.

For more details or to book contact VNQ:
Ph: 4725 5990 or
Email: training@volunteeringnthqld.org.au

More training courses are added throughout the year.

Townsville City Council - Logo
Volunteering North Queensland's training program is run in partnership with the Townsville City Council.


Video Presentations

All videos are hosted on YouTube and will open in new windows.

 

Management Committee Essentials Training

Part 1: What is Good Governance?

Part 2: Building Your Committee

Part 3: Effective Orientation & Communication

Part 4: Committee Roles and Boundaries

Part 5: Financial Accountability

Part 6: Evaluation and Managing Risk

Part 7: Importance of Succession Planning

Part 8: Top Tips for Successful Committees

 

Submission Writing Training

Part 1: Intro to Submission Writing

Part 2: Finding Suitable Grants

Part 3: Writing a Submission

Part 4: Submission Writing Tips

Part 5: Ways NOT to get a Grant

Part 6: Acquittals and Followup

Part 7: Submission Writing Resources


Training Presentations

PowerPoint Presentations from recent workshops held by VNQ.

Presentations are available online for a limited time. If you would like a copy of a presentation from a previous workshop that's not available here, please contact VNQ's Community Educator/Coordinator for assistance.

If you do not have PowerPoint installed, you can download the PowerPoint Viewer to view the slideshows.
This download is available free from Microsoft's web site.

Link to PowerPoint Viewer download

There are also viewers available from Microsoft for DOCX and PPTX formats.
DOCX Viewer
PPTX Viewer

If you have any difficulty opening any of the files, please do not hesitate to contact VNQ for assistance.

 

Marketing for Community Organisations - September 06, 2014
Presenter: Gerard Byrne
Slideshow

 

Extra resources.

A handy Tip Sheet for grant applications - Grant Tip Sheet (PDF format)

Free E book on Grants Writing
Not-for-profit Grants in Australia: management and accountably made easy for not-for profit organisations
Co-authored by Gerard Byrne, Merridie Martin, and Professor Robin Woellner.
Download from: Link


Training Room Hire

If you're looking for a convenient, inexpensive, modern and friendly place to hold meetings and training sessions, Volunteering North Queensland (VNQ) might have the solution.

VNQ now offer the use of a modern training room, available to hire by other organisations for either half or full days.

For more information, click the link below to view the Training Room Hire brochure.

Link to Brochure (Word document)


Other Training Providers

ORGANISATION

TYPE OF TRAINING

CONTACT DETAILS

Townsville Publishers and Writers Centre
Court House Theatre - Sturt Street
Events, workshops and more. Email: info@twpc.org
Website: www.twpc.org
NQ Training & Community Centre Inc.
15 Lonerganne Street - Garbutt
Computer Skills Training Ph: 4779 7268
Email: info@nqtcc.org.au
Website: www.nqtcc.org.au
Centrecare Townsville
410 Ross River Road - Cranbrook
Early Intervention Service
A variety of courses for adults and children.
Ph: 4772 9000
Email: centacarenq@centacarenq.org.au
Website: www.centacarenq.org.au
Family Planning Queensland
5 Castlemaine Street - Kirwan
Family Education Programs Ph: 4723 8184
Email: tvledu@fpq.com.au
Website: www.fpq.com.au
TP Human Capital
Level 1, 48 Gregory Street - North Ward
Various computer program and professional development courses. Ph: 4772 3800
Email: training@tphumancapital.com.au
Website: www.tphumancapital.com.au
Jobtrain
2/22 Hervey Range Road
Accredited Computer Training
Skilling Queenslanders for Work Program
Ph: 4723 1666
Email: manager@jobtrain.com.au
Website: www.jobtrain.com.au
The Women's Centre
50-52 Patrick Street - Aitkenvale
Hosts a wide range of weekly groups for women. Ph: 4775 7555
Email: nqcws@thewomenscentre.org.au
Website: www.thewomenscentre.org.au
Relationships Australia
50 Paxton Street - North Ward
Family Support Service
Programs covering relationship skills, family skills and professional training.
Ph: 1300 364 277
Website: www.relationships.org.au
Community Lyfe ConneX-ons
Corner Ronan & Palmerston Sts - Vincent
Community Literacy Program
Course in Adult Literacy & Numeracy 30719QLD
Ph: 4795 2797
Email: community@lyfe.org.au
LifeTec
Domain Central - Garbutt
Various training courses & workshops.
Including Community Manual Handling training
Ph: 4759 5600
Email: education@lifetec.org.au
Impact Training Centre First Aid Training - 2 day course
Held first week of every month.
Cost: Full course - $125; CPR Refresher - $60
Ph: 4795 2797
Salvation Army - Hope for Life Suicide Prevention & Bereavement Support Programs Website: www.suicideprevention.salvos.org.au
NQ Training Services Various training courses.
Including Certificate III courses.
Email: info@nqtrainingservices.com.au


CORES (COmmunity Response to Eliminating Suicide) - One Day Courses

An emotional wellbeing, first aid awareness course. Learn to recognise the early warning signs and appropriate strategies to follow.

9:00am-5:00pm
Jobtrain
2/22 Hervey Range Road
Free to all Townsville residents

Training Dates
Last Saturday of Each Month
September 27
October 25
November 29

For more details, or to register, contact:
CORES Qld
Email: coresqld@kentishrc.com.au


NQ Wildlife Care Basic Training

Bookings Essential

Cost: Adult/non-member $15; Child -15 $5; Member $5

Training Dates
October 25

Learn how to care for local wildlife.

Please visit the website to download an information pack before booking.

www.nqwildlife.org.au


Ask Nola Webinar Schedule

North Queensland Online Legal Access - Webinars

September 24 - Children Series: Relocation
October 29 - Property Settlement Series: Spousal Maintenance
November 26 - Children Series: Recovery Orders

www.asknola.com.au


Anti-Discrimination Training

ADCQ
Level 2 St James Place
155-157 Denham St - Townsville CBD

Introduction to the Anti-Discrimination Act for Community Organisations
Cost: FREE
November 12 - 2:00pm-4:00pm

Anti Discrimination Training for Contact Officers
Cost: $354
October 01 - 9:00am-4:00pm

Anti Discrimination Commission Contact Officer Refresher Workshop
October 02 - 9:00am-1:00pm
Cost: $177

Introduction to the Anti Discrimination Act
October 02 - 2:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: $177

Intro to the Anti Discrimination Act for Managers, Supervisors and HR Staff Workshop
October 03 - 9:00am-1:00pm
Cost: $177

For more details contact:
Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland
Ph: 4421 4000 or
Email: training@adcq.qld.gov.au

www.adcq.qld.gov.au


Water By Design Courses

Cost: $650 per person; $550 discount (including non-profit orgs); multi-course discount applies

Managing and Maintaining Vegetated Stormwater Assets
September 23 - Coomera

Full details and registration for each course at:
Bioretention
Vegetated Stormwater Systems
Maintenance

waterbydesign.com.au


Budgeting Course

September 17 & 24 - 2 hour sessions
NQ Community Services Inc
1143 Riverway Dr - Rasmussen
Cost: Sliding fee scale based on household income (gold coin donation up to $15 per session)
Registration Essential

Practical tips for budgeting and money management.

To register contact:
Centacare Townsville
Ph: 4772 9000
Email: ELS@centacarenq.org.au or visit their website.

www.centacarenq.org.au


Sports Club Workshop

Asthma Friendly Sports Club Workshop
September 17 - 6:30pm-7:30pm
Castle Hill PCYC
4 Hugh St - Belgian Gardens
Cost: FREE

A free Asthma First Aid workshop for local sports club, held by Asthma Foundation Queensland. Asthma First Aid certificate included.

For more details contact:
Asthma Foundation Queensland
Freecall: 1800 278 462)
Email: a.walton@asthmaqld.org.au

www.asthmaaustralia.org.au


Education Forum

Creating Bright Futures for Migrant and Refugee Youth
September 17 - 9:30am-12noon
Meeting Rm 1 - Community Health Building - Qld Health
cnr Gregory & Clifton Sts

For settlement service workers and education providers across Queensland.

Live stream for regional participants at:
www.ustream.tv/embed/13106266

Register by September 12 to:
Email: sarahh@mdaltd.org.au


2014 Asian Market Forum

September 18 - 8:30am-1:00pm
Quayside Terminal
Lennon Dr - CBD
Cost: $99

For anyone interested in trading or exporting to Asian countries.

For full details contact:
Email: businessadmin@jcu.edu.au

www.jcu.edu.au