Training & Events

Community Industry Group runs a wide variety of training and events to support professional development needs of the community services industry. If you have a training requirement for you staff that you can’t see here, have a look at our tailored training page. We can tailor training session specifically for you.

Community Industry Group members receive a discount of all training and events provided by Community Industry Group. Click here for the Training & Events Calendar Publication.

 

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness: Batemans Bay

12/06/2018
Aboriginal cultural training aimed at increasing participant's awareness for Aged & Disability volunteers and staff. Join us for this insightful and practical one day training, which includes: Yarning circles - local Aboriginal people sharing culture and stories Important milestones in recent Aboriginal history The impact of legislation and government policies on Aboriginal people Cultural changes and achievements Racism - what does it look like? An introduction to Aboriginal cultural protocols Understanding Aboriginal sensitivities in the workplace Overcoming communication challenges and dispelling myths Answering your questions Session Trainer: Julie Moore Julie was born in Berry, NSW and raised at Wreck Bay on the NSW South Coast. She is a proud member of the Wandandian people of the Yuin nation, and the Principal of Koorimunication, an Aboriginal consultancy established in 2008. Prior to the establishment of Koorimunication, she enjoyed a Public Service career spanning more than 35 years across NSW State and Federal Governments. More here Morning tea and lunch will be provided and places are limited so please book early. For a printable flyer click here CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the session a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. The full fee will be charged if you or someone in your place does not attend the session and we have not been given notice as specified below. REFUNDS: If the registered participant is unable to attend a minimum of 3 days’ notice is required to receive a full refund. If the registered participant provides less than 3 days’ notice a refund of 50% of course cost will be refunded. If the session is cancelled, a full refund will be paid in full.       
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Fabulous Finances - Finance for Board Members

13/06/2018
Did you know that the not-for-profit sector has the highest rate of fraud of any industry? One of the most important elements of governance is to ensure a full understanding of their financial position, and effectively manage the risks related to finance. This session will provide board members with the skills to read financial reports, assist with budgeting, and ensure key risk and fraud prevention policies are in place. Bring along examples of of your organisation's financial reports. At the end of the training you will: • Develop skills in reading financial statements. • Understand key financial ratios. • Be able to develop budgets. • Understand and reduce financial risk and fraud. Your facilitator will be Nicky Sloan - CEO of Community Industry Group. She has extensive experience in the community services industry working in community development, women’s and family services and strategic management. Her diverse work history also includes local government, the tertiary sector, banking and finance, owning and running small businesses as well as several board appointments. With degrees in Community and Environment, and Marketing, a Diploma in Project Management, and a qualification in Workplace Training and Assessment Nicky is a highly sought after trainer. Please click here for a printable version. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend your nominated course a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. The full training fee will be charged if you or someone in your place does not attend the session and we have not been given notice as specified below. REFUNDS: If the registered participant is unable to attend a minimum of 3 days’ notice is required to receive a full refund. If the registered participant provides less than 3 days’ notice a refund of 50% of course cost will be refunded. If the course is cancelled, a full refund will be paid in full. CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific mobility needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. DON'T HAVE A CREDIT CARD? Choose the Pay by Invoice option for Bank Transfer payment.           
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Mental Health First Aid - Merimbula

19/06/2018 - 20/06/2018
Most workplaces have First Aid officers.... Does your workplace have a Mental Health First Aid officer? This training targets frontline workers, volunteers, managers, receptionists and administration staff in the Housing Support sector At the end of the training you will Increase your ability to recognise specific disorders Know how to seek mental health information Know of risk factors and causes Understand the self-treatment and professional help available Promote recognition and appropriate help seeking behaviours This event is a two day event running on June 19 & 20, 2018 from 9am - 5pm each day - Places are limited to only 2 per organisation -  Click here for directions to access the building before 10am (enter via Main Rear Carpark) Click here for the flyer. Jennie Keioskie will be your course facilitator. Jennie is the Rural Adversity Mental Health Coordinator for Health, Southern NSW. CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. Morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch will be provided. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Please advise us at time of booking if you have any specific needs e.g. for visual, hearing or mobility impairments. CAN’T MAKE IT? If you are unable to attend the session a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. An attendance guarantee fee of $50 will be charged to your organisation if you or someone in your place does not attend the session and we have not been given 48 hrs notice.          
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