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 Preparedness: Wollongong

26/06/2018
THIS IS AN INVITATION ONLY EVENT As part of the TEI reform, Community Industry Group in conjunction with FACS is inviting TEI funded organisations to participate in cultural preparedness workshops to ensure services are ready to meet the needs of their local Aboriginal people, families and communities. With the guidance of Errolyn Strang you will complete a Cultural Survey tool that will allow you to self-assess your own organisation and assist in developing some action plans. At the end of the workshop you will be invited to complete an EOI to have Errolyn provide your organisation with one day of intensive support to review your premises, develop plans and more. ABOUT THE TRAINER: Errolyn Strang Errolyn is a Mulinjali women from South East Queensland that has lived and worked in the Illawarra since 1979. Errolyn has worked in education for over 30 years and has extensive experience in Aboriginal Cultural education. Errolyn has a degree in Education with majors in Communication and Human Resources Diploma in Community Management Cert IV in Training and Assessment CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. Lunch and afternoon tea 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 seminar a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. Bookings are limited to 2 people per organisation and an attendance guarantee of $50 applies if you book but do not attend or send a replacement.           
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Aboriginal Cultural Preparedness: Nowra

29/06/2018
THIS IS AN INVITATION ONLY EVENT As part of the TEI reform, Community Industry Group in conjunction with FACS is inviting TEI funded organisations to participate in cultural preparedness workshops to ensure services are ready to meet the needs of their local Aboriginal people, families and communities. With the guidance of Errolyn Strang you will complete a Cultural Survey tool that will allow you to self-assess your own organisation and assist in developing some action plans. At the end of the workshop you will be invited to complete an EOI to have Patricia provide your organisation with one day of intensive support to review your premises, develop plans and more. CATERING: Please advise us at time of booking of any specific dietary requirements. Lunch and afternoon tea 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 seminar a substitute for your place is welcome to attend. Bookings are limited to 2 people per organisation and an attendance guarantee of $50 applies if you book but do not attend or send a replacement.           
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Good Governance

26/07/2018
This training provides a great foundation for understanding a board's role and responsibilities. At the end of the training you will: Understand your legal and financial responsibilities Learn about your role on the board in your organisation Explore areas of conflict Develop skills in creating a more effective and efficient board Dana Mertens will be your facilitator. She has over 15 years’ experience in the community services sector in the Illawarra region. She has a strong background in policy, quality systems and management within not for profit organisations. Dana holds a Diploma of Community Services; Diploma of Youth Work; Diploma of Alcohol & other drug work, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and is currently studying postgraduate work in Health Management and Leadership.  Morning tea will be provided. 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. DON'T HAVE A CREDIT CARD? Choose the PAY BY INVOICE payment option for Bank Transfer payment.           
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