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Professional Development

Training and events for volunteer coordinators and volunteers.

Professional Development

Our workshops cover a range of topics such as volunteer recruitment and management, communication and leadership, fundraising and grant writing, and many more.

We understand the importance of developing the skills of volunteers and community organisations, and that's why we aim to make our professional development opportunities accessible to everyone. Our workshops are designed to be interactive and practical, providing participants with the tools and knowledge they need to improve their organisation's effectiveness.

In addition to our workshops, we also offer resources and information on our website, including best practice guides, templates, and online training modules.

Investing in professional development is a smart way to improve the capacity and effectiveness of your organisation. By attending our workshops and accessing our resources, you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to make a positive impact in your community. So why not take advantage of our discounted or free professional development opportunities today?

View our current list of professional development opportunities on our Events+Training page.

First Aid Training

This First Aid training course offered by Volunteer Northland is designed to prepare your team to respond to the most common emergency situations. It is recommended for low-risk workplaces and meets the new guidelines provided by WorkSafe New Zealand as of February 2020.

The course is delivered by experienced and qualified trainers who are knowledgeable about the latest safety guidelines and practices. On successful completion of the course, your team members will receive a First Aid Certificate, which is valid for two years.

We believe in making our training courses accessible to all, which is why this course is offered at a heavily discounted rate. By completing this course, your team will be better prepared to handle emergency situations and respond quickly and effectively to any medical emergencies that may arise.

To ensure that you are the first to know about upcoming course dates, we encourage you to add your name to the expression of interest list. Our team will be in touch with you as soon as new course dates are scheduled.

Governance Bites

Governance is critical to the success of any community organisation, and being an effective board member requires knowledge, skills and experience. Our Governance Bites webinars are designed to provide board members of Northland community organisations with useful information and tips for ensuring their boards are effective and add value to their organisations.

These webinars are interactive and packed with information to help new and experienced board members upskill their governance leadership capabilities. Whether you are currently on a board or planning to join one, these webinars are a great way to explore relevant issues facing boards and develop your skills.

Our Governance Bites page features a full video series covering a range of topics related to governance, including board responsibilities, financial management, risk management, and more. We encourage you to view the webinars and take advantage of this valuable resource for community organisations in Northland.

View the full video series on our Governance Bites page.

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