Training Courses & Resources
COST (inc GST)
|Project and Event Management||TBC||9:00am-12noon||TBC||VNQ Offices|
|Volunteer Managers Network Meeting||October 15||9:30am-12noon||VNQ||VNQ Offices|
|Grants Planning for 2016||TBC||9:00am-12noon||TBC||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 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.
Grants Writing - March 2015
Presenter: Gerard Byrne
Marketing for Community Organisations - September 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
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.
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
Community Grants & Sponsorship Scheme
Community Grants Information Session
September 02 - 3:00pm-4:00pm
Sport & Recreation Grants Iformation Session
September 02 - 5:30pm–6:30pm
Venue: RSL Stadium - 1st Floor Foyer
40-48 Murray Lyons Crescent - Annandale
RSVP by August 31 to:
Ph: 1300 878 001 or
School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) Australia
Social Change 101
September-December (12 day course)
Cost: $800 individual or $1200 member of an organisation
For more details or to register visit: sse.org.au or