ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Workshops & Seminars

Upcoming workshops, seminars, network events and learning forums we're running are listed here. Find out more about each event and how to register below.

ACTCOSS offers a variety of programs and can tailor them to your organisation. Find out more about our learning and development programs.

Access information about past workshops and seminars.

Leading Social Change Peer Network

7 February 2019

This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.

Community Development Peer Network Meeting

14 February 2019

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Building Better Boards: The ACTCOSS Governance Workshop Program Over Two Sessions

21 February 2019

ACTCOSS Governance workshops are designed to meet the needs of people interested in, or who have recently been, appointed to a board member position with a not-for-profit organisation in the ACT. This training targets people who have never been on a board or who have limited experience on boards. The workshops are interactive with participants contributing their own experiences and...

Developing Quality and Continuous Improvement

5 March 2019

Maintaining and increasing the quality of our work and innovatively meeting the needs of individuals and communities is core business for effective and efficient community oriented organisations.

Reconciliation Peer Network

7 March 2019

ACT community sector organisations with an interest in reconciliation are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Cultural Awareness on Country Tour with Richie Allen -15 March 2019

15 March 2019

Ngunnawal Lore Keeper, Richie Allen, will provide a Cultural Awareness on Country Tour to give participants some hands-on experience while providing valuable local understanding and appreciation of the Ngunnawal land on which we all live and work on.

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

9 April 2019

Julie Moore has developed this training to assist workers to attain a practical and measureable difference in the lives of Aboriginal people, and assist government and corporate organisations to better engage with Aboriginal people and communities.

Effective Communication

10 April 2019

Communication skills are an essential component of a productive workplace, allowing people to work together cohesively and professionally. Strong communication skills means you can adapt yourself to new and different situations, better understand the behaviour of others, successfully negotiate solutions and avoid and resolve conflict.

Community Development Peer Network Meeting

11 April 2019

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Leading Social Change Peer Network

2 May 2019

This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.

Strategic Indigenous Awareness: To Understand Our Present, We Must Understand Our Past

6 May 2019

The program provides participants with an opportunity to walk briefly in the shoes of Aboriginal Australians. It provides a generic overview of Aboriginal culture and history and aims to develop a greater appreciation understanding of modern-day cross cultural problems, issues and challenges that impact upon individuals working in organisations/companies across Australia.

Justice Connect NFP Law: Managing Conflicts and Disputes (Morning) & Social Media and the Law (Afternoon) - 15 May 2019

15 May 2019

ACTCOSS is proud to present the following two workshops by Justice Connect.  The NFP law service of Justice Connect - iteself a NFP organisation are delivered by qualified lawyers with specialist expertise in NFP and charity law.  All lawyers have experience in delivering legal training to community organisations and many are also personally involved in the sector as volunteer...

Community Development Peer Network Meeting

13 June 2019

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Developing Teams

19 June 2019

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers with knowledge and skills that will assist them to create and support a highly effective team.

Managing Performance

19 June 2019

This workshop is designed to equip emerging and existing Team Leaders and Managers with knowledge and skills in performance management.

Leading Social Change Peer Network

1 August 2019

This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training

13 August 2019

Julie Moore has developed this training to assist workers to attain a practical and measureable difference in the lives of Aboriginal people, and assist government and corporate organisations to better engage with Aboriginal people and communities.

Community Development Peer Network Meeting

17 October 2019

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Leading Social Change Peer Network

17 October 2019

This event offers an opportunity for volunteer board members to connect with one another to build their network and share knowledge across the ACT Community Sector.

Reconciliation Peer Network

7 November 2019

ACT community sector organisations with an interest in reconciliation are welcome to attend this informal meeting.

Community Development Peer Network Meeting

5 December 2019

ACT community sector workers working within a community development framework are welcome to attend this informal meeting.