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March 2017

HANDS ON Funding Workshops – Waikato cities and towns

March 22 - October 4

Is your community group in the Waikato area looking for funding? Come along to a free friendly “hands on” workshop presented by local community funders. Topics include: funding tips for beginners, planning and preparation, what makes a successful application, budgeting, accountability and reporting, how decisions are made, other possible income sources. For more information or to register phone Community Waikato (07) 838 1583 or email: robyn@communitywaikato.org.nz RSVP essential as numbers are limited. See the various venues here: Taumarunui 22nd February…

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Roadshow: Your responsibility in safeguarding children (Events around NZ)

March 23 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Workshop for volunteer organisations on vulnerable children

Roadshow for Volunteers and Volunteering Organisations: Your responsibility in safeguarding children Child Matters and Community Networks Aotearoa are jointly delivering a nationwide roadshow providing presentations to volunteers and volunteering organisations.This roadshow will provide education and information to those in the volunteering and community sectors to assist in understanding roles and responsibilities when engaging with vulnerable children and provide access to resources to assist in developing safe child protection systems and environments. This free presentation is aimed at: Volunteers Community sector…

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Association101- Auckland

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Association101 is designed to provide emerging association professionals with professional development and networking opportunities with a dynamic cohort of career-driven peers. Basically put your seatbelt on for a day-long adventure & leave equipped with a solid understanding of the wacky & wonderful world of association management. In this fast-paced, interactive experience you’ll explore the important and varied functions of associations Some of the topics this program will cover: Associations in Society and Structure Association Culture Membership Products and Services Direction…

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First steps with RBA™

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sharon Shea webinar

A free webinar Wednesday, 29 March 11:00 am - Book at Community Research. In this 30-minute webinar Sharon Shea will demonstrate practical first steps for using the RBA™ methodology and how you can use it to show the impact of your work. About this webinar: It's like a seminar at your desk!  And it's completely free of charge.   Community Research webinars resource time-strapped, cash-poor organisations to produce evidence of their real value. This is the second of three Community Research webinars which…

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Community Advocacy Training Series

March 31 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm

Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley is hosting a series of Community Advocacy Training sessions - you can register for the series or register for each one individually. Friday 31st March: LAW 101 (for Community Workers) Learn some legal basics in an easy and accessible way. If you want to know the difference between criminal and civil law, learn some tips for clients moving through the family or criminal courts, and understand how to request ‘official’ information from government departments for…

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April 2017

Association101 -Wellington

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Association101 is designed to provide emerging association professionals with professional development and networking opportunities with a dynamic cohort of career-driven peers. Basically put your seatbelt on for a day-long adventure & leave equipped with a solid understanding of the wacky & wonderful world of association management. In this fast-paced, interactive experience you’ll explore the important and varied functions of associations Some of the topics this program will cover: Associations in Society and Structure Association Culture Membership Products and Services Direction…

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Sustainable Funding – 2 Hour Express Sessions

April 5 @ 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Victory Community Centre,
2 Totara Street
Nelson South,
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We know that our full day Sustainable Funding workshop is 100% AWESOME, but we also know that not everyone has a budget for training and sometimes taking a full day out of your busy schedule is too much to ask. That’s why we’ve started offering free express style workshops around the country. These 2 hour sessions are the condensed version of our full day Sustainable Funding Workshop. They are still full of fantastic ideas and information, but they are run at…

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BACS Good Business Egg Awards 2017

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The BACS Good Business Egg Awards 2017 is hosted by ANZ Award categories: Education and Skills - presented by Jeff Sanders, CEO of Barnardos Health and Wellbeing - presented by Deirdre O'Sullivan, CEO of Parkinsons Community Empowerment - presented by Glen McDonald, CEO of Vincents Workshop The results of the BACS Living Award 2016 will be presented to the Women's Refuge by Countdown, KPMG and Contact Energy Attendees will also receive The BACS Good Business Egg Report of the 2016…

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Having difficult conversations – Lower Hutt

April 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
The Dowse,
Lower Hutt,
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Have you ever been in a situation where you felt that: ■ you couldn’t say “no” to a volunteer who applied for a role that they were not suitable for, instead telling them that the role had gone? ■ you couldn’t say what needed to be said to a staff member (paid or volunteer)? ■ you didn’t know how to say what you wanted to say ? ■ you ended up stretching the truth in order to stop feeling uncomfortable?…

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Project Management

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Three organisations will share how they put together 'special events', including Yvonne Palmer who co-ordinators Age Concern's annual 'Positive Ageing Expo'. If you are a co-ordinator or manager of volunteers, this Volunteer Co-ordinators' Network meeting is for you. Bring your lunch! More information is available at www.volcan.org.nz

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