Upcoming Training and Events

05 Jun 14

NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR BOARDS

time: 17:30 to 19:30 location: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth.

Implementing the National Standards can be onerous without Board support and understanding.  This 2 hour evening session briefly describes the 8 National Standards, their importance to not-for-profit organisations, and the Board’s role in implementation of the Standards. These 8 Standards help develop an international best practice organisation that volunteers won’t want to leave!

$77 for VWA financial members and $99 for non- financial/non-members (includes supper and handouts)


25 Jun 14

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 25/06/14

time: 17:00 to 18:00 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734 or click on register below.


26 Jun 14

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 26/06/14

time: 10:30 to 11:30 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734 or click on register below.


09 Jul 14

Step into Volunteering - West Perth 09/07/14

time: 17:30 to 18:30 location: Room 7, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, 6005

The Step into Volunteering is free informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position  

To book into a session please call Gilda on 9482 4304 or click on register below.


23 Jul 14

KEY ISSUES OF VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

time: 09:30 to 16:00 location: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth

This one day workshop will develop your managerial skills and covers the key principles for effective volunteer management, such as:

  • What motivates people to volunteer, to stay or leave your organisation
  • Job Descriptions, recruiting, selecting, retaining, rewarding, dismissing volunteers
  • Developing a recruitment message to attract the best volunteers
  • Attracting and retaining Generations X, Y and Boomers
  • Influencing up-wards
  • Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities

This workshop will get you well and truly started to be an effective Volunteer Manager and may give partial evidence for competency in CHCORG525D: Identify the need and roles for volunteers, recruit volunteers, provide orientation, on-going support of volunteers; and SISCCRD302A: Identify organisation’s volunteer requirements, recruit, induct, manage volunteers.

$33 VWA financial members / $55 non-financial and non-members (includes GST, morning tea, lunch and materials)


30 Jul 14

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR VOLUNTEER MANAGERS – Level 3

time: 09:30 to 16:00 location: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth.

Offered for the first time Level 3 builds on Levels 1 and 2 and will cover:

  • Work effectively with the Board of an organisation (SRXGOV004B)
  • Undertake bicultural work with migrants: recognising and identifying the overt and covert signs of trauma and developing strategies to respond to this.  (CHCSW402B)
  • Recognise the impact of ethnicity, class, gender and religion on work (CHCSW402B)
  • Leadership

Pre-requisite:  Attendance at HRM2.


31 Jul 14

Step into Volunteering – Joondalup 31/07/14

time: 10:30 to 11:30 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Step into Volunteering is an informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position

To book into a session please call the Joondalup Volunteer Resource Centre on 9400 4734 or click on register below.


04 Aug 14

VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORKING MEETING - 04/08/14

time: 09:30 to 12:00 location: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth.

The Volunteer Managers Network forum is designed for coordinators and managers of volunteers to enable them to come together in an atmosphere of common interest and friendship. It is an opportunity to discuss issues, ideas and concerns relating to volunteer management programmes, as well as a great networking opportunity with other like-minded professionals. Everyone is very welcome, regardless of levels of experience as knowledge and good practice is shared for the benefit of all.

RSVP is essential by clicking register below.


04 Aug 14

Step into Volunteering - West Perth 04/08/14

time: 14:00 to 15:00 location: Room 7, City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, 6005

The Step into Volunteering is free informal introduction to volunteering. It is of particular value to those who are volunteering for the first time and those who are seeking different volunteer experiences. Come along to this free session and learn about:

  • The benefits of volunteering
  • The volunteering opportunities available
  • Identifying the skills that you have to contribute to volunteering
  • Rights and responsibilities of volunteers and volunteer involving agencies
  • How to find the right volunteering position  

To book into a session please call Gilda on 9482 4304 or click on register below.


05 Aug 14

Joondalup Volunteer Managers Network Meeting - 05/08/14

time: 09:30 to 12:00 location: Training room 1, Joondalup Public Library, 102 Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

The Volunteer Management Network forum is designed for coordinators and managers of volunteers to enable them to come together in an atmosphere of common interest and friendship. It is an opportunity to discuss issues, ideas and concerns relating to volunteer management programmes, as well as a great networking opportunity with other like-minded professionals. Everyone is very welcome, regardless of levels of experience as knowledge and good practice is shared for the benefit of all.

This session is free to members of Volunteering WA who are based or operate in the Joondalup area.