Training Courses & Resources



Training Calendar

TRAINING WORKSHOP

DATE/S

TIME

FACILITATOR

VENUE

COST (inc GST)

APRIL 2015
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting April 16 9:30am-12noon VNQ VNQ Offices
N/C
Training for Volunteer Managers - Certificate IV
Session 2
April 28-29 9:00am-5:00pm VNQ VNQ Offices
$1500 for course
MAY 2015
Management Committee Essentials May 02 9:00am-12noon Gerard Byrne VNQ Offices
N/C
Training for Volunteer Managers - Certificate IV
Session 3
May 26-28 9:00am-5:00pm VNQ VNQ Offices
$1500 for course
JUNE 2015
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting June 18 9:30am-12noon VNQ VNQ Offices
N/C
JULY 2015
Marketing for Community Groups July 04 9:00am-12noon Gerard Byrne VNQ Offices
N/C
AUGUST 2015
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting August 20 9:30am-12noon VNQ VNQ Offices
N/C
SEPTEMBER 2015
Project and Event Management September 05 9:00am-12noon Gerard Byrne VNQ Offices
N/C
OCTOBER 2015
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting October 15 9:30am-12noon VNQ VNQ Offices
N/C
NOVEMBER 2015
Grants Planning for 2016 November 07 9:00am-12noon Gerard Byrne 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 a Community Skilling 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 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.

 

Grants Writing - March 2015
Presenter: Gerard Byrne
PDF

Marketing for Community Organisations - September 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
Centacare NQ
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

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
T.B.A.

Learn how to care for local wildlife.

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

www.nqwildlife.org.au


Centacare NQ

Centacare NQ run courses for adults and children across many topics. Their program for 2015 includes: Baby Bridges; 123 Magic and Emotion Coaching Parent Program; Circle of Security Parenting; Engaging Adolescents; Parenting Apart; Kaleidoscope (for children aged 6-11 years); Heartsmarts (for children aged 5-9 years); Exploring Anger with Women; Replace Your Rage; Stress Management; Budgeting; Key to Enrich your Relationship; Safe Kids (for children aged 6-8 years); Building Connections (seminar)

Other courses and programs are also on offer.

For more details or to register for a course contact Centacare NQ on:
Ph: 4772 9000 or
Email: els@centacarenq.org.au

www.centacarenq.org.au


Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland Training

ADCQ Offices
187-209 Stanley St - CBD

Introduction to the Anti-Discrimination Act for Community Organisations
April 14 - 9:00am-11:00am
Cost: FREE

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

www.adcq.qld.gov.au


Health System Communication Workshop

Improving Communication in our Health System
April 29 - 1:00pm-4:00pm or 5:00pm-8:00pm
Robert Douglas Auditorium
Townsville Hospital
Speaker: Prof Helen Keleher

For support, professional and managerial staff.

RSVP by April 27 to:
Townsville-Mackay Medicare Local
Ph: 4421 7700 or
Email: admintownsville@tmml.com.au


Volunteer Tutor Training Course

May 01 - 9:00am-12:30pm
TAFE Queensland North
cnr Fulham Rd & Hugh St - Pimlico
Cost: FREE
Presenter: Carita Kallio

A Teaching Beginners course.

For more details or to register contact:
TAFE Queensland North
Ph: 4750 5304 or
Email: melissa.noble@tafe.qld.edu.au