Free Pathways Australia Training Opportunities

VCOSS and Pathways Australia have partnered to create a range of opportunities for VCOSS members including free and discounted training and a no-cost advisory service.

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About Pathways Australia

Pathways Australia has a strong commitment to providing high quality and affordable training and professional development programs specifically tailored to the needs of the community services sector. Pathways Australia provides a unique combination of services, tools and resources including assisting with human resources management, organisation reviews, recruitment, board and management training, strategic planning and more.

Free training opportunities

Pathways Australia will offer two places to VCOSS members at no cost for all scheduled training  in 2017. These monthly places will be advertised to members (category 1-5) through an email from VCOSS, and members will need to register via this online form for a chance to secure a free spot.

(Please note: If there are no trainings listed below, then the month has already been booked. Keep an eye for future offers or contact Pathways Australia to book directly using a 10% VCOSS member discount!)

It is an expectation that members who attend a training will provide feedback on their experience to VCOSS through a short post-event survey. This feedback helps to maintain and build on our partnership and continue to offer our members exclusive opportunities.

Discounted training

Pathways Australia will provide VCOSS members (category 1-5) with a 10% discount to seminars and workshops throughout the year. To receive this discount, simply mention you are a VCOSS member when booking directly through Pathways Australia. To see what courses are coming up, click here.

Advisory service

Pathways Australia will provide 15 minutes of telephone advice, about management issues at no cost, on management issues such as:

  • Governance
  • Income generation
  • All aspects of human resource management
  • Strategic and annual planning
  • Financial management
  • Risk management.

This service will be offered through an email from VCOSS to our members which will contain a password. Members will need to quote this password when calling Pathways Australia on 1300 212 212.

Note: Pathways Australia will advise VCOSS by email of the name of any organisation which uses this service, along with the issue discussed eg. governance, planning. No other identifying information (eg name or position) will be provided and details of the discussion will remain confidential between the caller and Pathways Australia.

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