Training Courses & Resources
COST (inc GST)
|Volunteer Managers Network Meeting & Training Sessions||September 18||9:30am-12noon||TBA||VNQ Offices|
|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
September 24 - Children Series: Relocation
October 29 - Property Settlement Series: Spousal Maintenance
November 26 - Children Series: Recovery Orders
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
Anti Discrimination Training for Contact Officers
October 01 - 9:00am-4:00pm
Anti Discrimination Commission Contact Officer Refresher Workshop
October 02 - 9:00am-1:00pm
Introduction to the Anti Discrimination Act
October 02 - 2:00pm-4:00pm
Intro to the Anti Discrimination Act for Managers, Supervisors and HR Staff Workshop
October 03 - 9:00am-1:00pm
For more details contact:
Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland
Ph: 4421 4000 or
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:
Vegetated Stormwater Systems
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)
Practical tips for budgeting and money management.
To register contact:
Ph: 4772 9000
Email: ELS@centacarenq.org.au or visit their website.
Sports Club Workshop
Asthma Friendly Sports Club Workshop
September 17 - 6:30pm-7:30pm
Castle Hill PCYC
4 Hugh St - Belgian Gardens
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)
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:
Register by September 12 to:
2014 Asian Market Forum
September 18 - 8:30am-1:00pm
Lennon Dr - CBD
For anyone interested in trading or exporting to Asian countries.
For full details contact: