Training Courses & Resources
COST (inc GST)
|Sponsorship & Fundraising||November 01||9:00am-12noon||Gerard Byrne||VNQ Offices|
|Volunteer Managers Network Meeting & Training Sessions||November 20||9:30am-12noon||TBA||VNQ Offices|
Bookings Essential - places are limited.
For more details or to book contact VNQ:
Ph: 4725 5990 or
More training courses are added throughout the year.
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
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.
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
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
TYPE OF TRAINING
|Townsville Publishers and Writers Centre
Court House Theatre - Sturt Street
|Events, workshops and more.||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|NQ Training & Community Centre Inc.
15 Lonerganne Street - Garbutt
|Computer Skills Training||Ph: 4779 7268
410 Ross River Road - Cranbrook
|Early Intervention Service
A variety of courses for adults and children.
|Ph: 4772 9000
|Family Planning Queensland
5 Castlemaine Street - Kirwan
|Family Education Programs||Ph: 4723 8184
|TP Human Capital
Level 1, 48 Gregory Street - North Ward
|Various computer program and professional development courses.||Ph: 4772 3800
2/22 Hervey Range Road
|Accredited Computer Training
Skilling Queenslanders for Work Program
|Ph: 4723 1666
|The Women's Centre
50-52 Patrick Street - Aitkenvale
|Hosts a wide range of weekly groups for women.||Ph: 4775 7555
50 Paxton Street - North Ward
|Family Support Service
Programs covering relationship skills, family skills and professional training.
|Ph: 1300 364 277
|Community Lyfe ConneX-ons
Corner Ronan & Palmerston Sts - Vincent
|Community Literacy Program
Course in Adult Literacy & Numeracy 30719QLD
|Ph: 4795 2797
Domain Central - Garbutt
|Various training courses & workshops.
Including Community Manual Handling training
|Ph: 4759 5600
|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.
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.
2/22 Hervey Range Road
Free to all Townsville residents
Last Saturday of Each Month
For more details, or to register, contact:
NQ Wildlife Care Basic Training
Cost: Adult/non-member $15; Child -15 $5; Member $5
Learn how to care for local wildlife.
Please visit the website to download an information pack before booking.
Ask Nola Webinar Schedule
North Queensland Online Legal Access - Webinars
October 29 - Property Settlement Series: Spousal Maintenance
November 26 - Children Series: Recovery Orders
Living Well with MS Program
October 11 - November 15
Saturdays - 10:30am-12:30pm
Level 2, JCU Health Clinical Practice Building
James Cook University
For people in the early years of living with MS. Strategies, support and information.
RSVP by September 26 to:
Ph: 4772 3333
Autism Professional Learning Workshops
139 Charters Towers Rd - Hermit Park
Cost: $110 per workshop
Managing Stress in Individuals with ASD
October 13 - 3:30pm-5:30pm
October 14 - 9:30am-11:30am
Transition to High School
October 14 - 12:30-2:30pm
Motivating & Engaging Students with ASD
October 14 - 3:30pm-5:30pm
Professional learning workshops on working with people with ASD for a variety of audiences, presented by Autism Queensland.
For full details contact Austism Queensland or visit their website.
Ph: 3273 0000 (not local)
Free HLT30212 Certificate III in Non-Emergency Client Transport
October 20 - November 28
6 week course
This is a Community Learning program funded and supported by the Queensland Government, supplied by TOTTS Community Flyer in partnership with St John Ambulance.
The program targets disadvantaged learners who are not on mainstream income support and are not accessing Australian Government employment services or assistance.
Register your interest by October 16 to:
Ph: 07 - 3422 7931 (not a local call)
Building Active Communities Workshop
October 23 - 6:00pm-9:00pm
3-9 Redpath St - North Ward
For more details contact:
Dept of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
Ph: 4799 7010
Level 2 St James Place
155-157 Denham St - Townsville CBD
Introduction to the Anti-Discrimination Act for Community Organisations
November 12 - 2:00pm-4:00pm
For more details contact:
Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland
Ph: 4421 4000 or