ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Workshops & Seminars

Workshops and Seminars intro

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.

Introduction to Media Engagement

26 September 2018

Do you want to know more about designing thoughtful, meaningful and substantial communication approaches that align with your organisations objectives, remain consistent with your values, whilst appealing to the media?  This workshop is for emerging leaders and leaders who would like to develop new skills or take a refresher. All are welcome to come along, learn, share and create connections...

Developing Quality and Continuous Improvement

17 October 2018

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.

Justice Connect NFP Law: Privacy Law (Morning) & Volunteers & the Law (Afternoon) - 23 October 2018

23 October 2018

ACTCOSS & Volunteering and Contact ACT are 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...

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

25 October 2018

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.

Building Resilient Communities: Resilience Documentary Screening & Half-Day Workshop by The Hope Project

1 November 2018

Join us for the screening of the Award winning documentary "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope", followed by a resilience building workshop.  Through the documentary we will understand the impact of trauma and toxic stress on the biology of the body, and see the science behind change.  The workshop aims to unpack resilience, identify and develop strategies for resilient...

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

6 November 2018

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...

Seminar: Financial Acumen by ACT Human Services Registrar

9 November 2018

Facilitated by the ACT Human Services Registrar of the Quality, Complaints and Regulation branch of Community Services Directorate

This seminar aims to support community organisations to build their capability in identifying and managing their own organisational risk through improved financial acumen.This includes understanding the importance of quality governance structures, financial...

Cross-Sector Information Session: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Focus

29 November 2018

These information sessions are aimed at people working in community sector organisations and related sectors, to receive an overview of services provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations or programs in the ACT.