Workshops, Seminars, Training

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Workshops, Seminars and Training

workshops for not-for-profits

We conduct local face-to-face classroom workshops within our Central Coast Region NSW. These are often facilitated by keynote speakers and teachers that are experts within their field. Having face-to-face interaction with tutors, facilitators and speakers enables interactive learning and shared learning with others in attendance at the workshops. Read more…

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seminars for not-for-profits

We host and may partner with local Council or relevant organisations to present keynote speakers, experts in relevant topics we cover. Read more…

  • Community Groups - Legal and Financial Duties - Quarterly Sessions

    Date : 1st July, 2019 - 30th June, 2020Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Follow the register link below to view dates and book for upcoming training courses on financial and legal duties for not-for-profit community groups.

    They are run every three months by Central Coast Council and Community Compass at different locations on the Central Coast.

    Register now on the Council’s site.

  • Date : 1st July, 2019 - 30th June, 2020Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • As a manager, committee or board member of your Central Coast not-for-profit organisation funded by the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ), ongoing professional development in Governance and Financial Literacy provides a valuable foundation for your organisation. It’s important you’re fully aware of your legal and financial responsibilities, as well as local sector development opportunities to further support you.

    This day has been designed to provide professional development to both new organisational members and those seeking to update their knowledge. Ideally, organisations will include this annual training in their organisations strategic plan for ongoing professional development. We recommend Managers along with 2 board or committee members attend this development day with two different board or committee members attending the following year.

    This essential training will help you better understand:

    • The legal role of Committee Members as decision makers
    • The difference between governance and management
    • The importance of your organisation’s rules and legal purpose or objects
    • The 4 main legal duties of Committee Members
    • Other laws that you should be aware of as a Committee Member
    • Potential liabilities and how to protect your organisation
    • Learn which financial reports you should be receiving and how to interpret them
    • Gain an understanding of the significance of cash flow to plan for sustainability
    • Review budget and cost control
    • Make sure you’re across key financial concepts critical for management decision making

    Presenters & facilitators: This event is a collaboration facilitated by Community Compass and other local agencies. Topics at this event will be presented by industry specialists, including a Not-For-Profit lawyer.

    Your not-for-profit must be funded by the Central Coast, NSW region, NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ).

  • Date : 1st April, 2020Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
online training not for profits

Our online training and webinars for not-for-profit Boards can be the basis of your Board induction process. Community Compass can assist your organisation to demonstrate that you have capacity to effectively govern while enhancing your Board’s capacity for strategic leadership. Read more…