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CHSP grant funding

March 2, 2020

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) unsolicited proposals for bushfire affected providers Australia’s bushfires have been devastating for many and the Department of Health has advised they wish to recognise the ongoing effort of CHSP providers in assisting with the bushfire response and recovery in affected areas. The department is aware the bushfires may have significantly impacted providers’ ability to deliver CHSP services. As such, they would like to remind CHSP providers they may submit an unsolicited proposal for additional grant funding where the provision of services has been significantly impacted. This is for existing CHSP providers and services only and is not available for new services. CHSP providers may submit a business case outlining the following: • summary of how the bushfire has directly impacted CHSP service delivery • capacity for ongoing management of the funds • information about relevant service types • requested funding amount for the unsolicited proposal […]

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Community Services Mentorship Program Training

March 2, 2020

Community Industry Group mentoring program is based on best practice principles and features tools to guide a safe and effective mentoring program for individuals, teams or organisations. Mentoring is not a new concept, often occurring spontaneously as informal relationships. In recent years, as growing numbers of people have recognised the power of mentoring, more community organisations, businesses and governments are launching formal mentoring initiatives. The Community Industry Group program has been designed specifically for the community services sector. Features: • A half day training session for prospective Mentors and Mentees. • Mentor and Mentee matching through a questionnaire and evaluation process. • Support throughout the twelve month mentoring relationship. • No cost to participate if you are a member. • Graduation and networking events. To take part in the program you must attend one of the following training sessions. Tuesday 10 March 2020, 30pm for a 1.00pm start –4.30pm, Warilla […]

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Exclusive member opportunity

February 26, 2020

Community Industry Group is proud to present this brand new mentorship program designed specifically for our members in the Community Services Industry. We invite you to attend the launch event on Thursday 27 February. Book your space now! https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/community-industry-group-mentoring-program-for-members-official-launch-tickets-94088590507

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Bushfire Resources

February 16, 2020

There is no doubt that the beginning of 2020 has brought a great deal of stress and sadness for many. Our heartfelt wishes go out to everyone, especially those who have been personally affected by these devastating fires. Many of our local community service organisations have been working hard to support the individuals, families, and communities which have been impacted. We recognise the enormity of the work done by community workers and volunteers to offer the practical support, and the personal support needed by so many impacted by the crisis. We recognise that these services will be needed for many months and years ahead, as we support communities through the crisis, the recovery, the rebuilding, and the future resilience-building phases to come. There are many resources available to assist across all of these phases and it can seem a little overwhelming, so we have collated many below to help you […]

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Port Kembla Community Masterplan Presentation

February 11, 2020

We invite you to the Port Kembla Community Masterplan Presentation. Monday 17 February 2020, 4.30-6.00pm at 7-11 Flagstaff Road, Port Kembla. Click here for more information.

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