Community Governance Program

Brimbank Community Governance Training

We are committed to supporting community groups and small organisations located in our area. Are you an active member of one of these groups? Take this opportunity to participate in a range of training sessions.

These sessions can support your group with planning, operations and decision-making. There are:

  • No costs to attend these workshops
  • Refreshments provided.

The 2017 Community Governance Training Calendar 

Understanding Committee Members’ Roles and Responsibilities

Facilitated by Justice Connect

This session will provide community groups with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of committee members including:

  • The legal roles and responsibilities of committee members
  • Identifying the four key legal duties of people who run the organisation
  • Difference between governance and management
  • Book your place now!

When and Where
Thursday 29 June, 10am-12.30pm
Visy Cares Hub
80B Harvester Rd, Sunshine

 

Community Events: Permits & Regulations

Facilitated by Brimbank City Council

This interactive workshop will provide the participants with practical skills to develop a risk management plan for a community event. The workshop will cover:

  • Duty of Care
  • Identifying hazards and the risks they pose
  • Risk assessment & control
  • Putting a risk management plan in place
  • Book your place now!

When and Where
Monday 3 July, 5.30pm-7.30pm
Visy Cares Hub
80B Harvester Rd
Sunshine

 

Preparing the Annual Budget

Facilitated by Non Profit Training

This session is designed to help members or treasurers with basic understanding of fundamentals of developing a budget.  The workshop will cover:

  • A run-down of a good budget process
  • Budgeting for new projects
  • Reporting against a budget
  • Book your place now!

When and Where
Tuesday 4 July, 5.30pm-8.00pm
Sunshine Meeting Space
Cnr Wilkinson Rd and Islington Street, Sunshine

 

Financial Reporting to Government for Community Groups

Facilitated by Justice Connect

This workshop will cover:

  • understanding legal implications of funding and grants
  • understanding legal implications of fundraising activities for community groups
  • end of financial year reporting obligations to Consumer Affairs Victoria for community groups applicable to incorporated and non-incorporated community groups
  • Book your place now!

When and Where
Thursday 6 July, 10.00am-12.30pm
Sunshine Meeting Space
Cnr Wilkinson Rd and Islington Street
Sunshine

 

Download the Training Calendar

If you have any questions, please contact Council on 9249 4418 or email CGPrograms@brimbank.vic.gov.au.