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Brisbane - Environmental Advocacy Training Series

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Want to do more to help save the environment? Looking to improve your communication and project management skills within the environmental advocacy space?

Over two days over two weekends, learn how you can effectively deliver your environmental message and join like-minded people at this Environmental Advocacy training series hosted by The Wilderness Society

Presented by The Wilderness Society, as well as The Environmental Defenders Office and other leading advocacy organisations.


Perth - Community Organising Training September 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 09:00 AM
City West Lotteries Building in West Perth, Australia

We are excited to offer our Community Organising Training course - Movement for Life -  to Wilderness Society volunteers and supporters. 

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Saturday 15 September 9am to 4pm & Sunday 16 September - 9am to 3.30pm
City West Lotteries House
2 Delhi St
West Perth
RSVP BELOW

Our community organising program is all about immersing yourself in an incredible learning and development experience so that collectively we can better protect, promote and restore Wilderness across Australia. 

This two day course will give you experience and skills in:

  • The theory and frameworks of community organising
  • Relational organising skills
  • Leadership and facilitation
  • Communications for change (telling your personal narrative)
  • Campaign planning
  • Activating your local community
  • Building grassroots teams & volunteer management 

Is this training right for me?

Do you care about nature protection and do you have a yearning to be more effective in this space? Yes? Then this is for you!   

We’re looking to transform the ways in which society connects and respects our natural environment. This program is a huge first step in discovering what we can do collectively. It’ll equip you with the skills, know-how, mentoring and connections you need to have an impact in your local community.

BYO Lunch, Tea, Coffees and snacks provided.

Please ensure you let us know via email if you have any dietary requirements, mobility needs or anything else you think we need to take into consideration. Water town is across the road from the training venue, with plenty of lunch options to choose from.

This program is offered to those currently volunteering (or are seeking to volunteer) free of charge. Spaces are strictly limited so make sure you RSVP as soon as possible or get in touch if you need any further information.

For more information on what it means to volunteer with us please do not hesitate to contact us on 9420 7255 or email claire.mckinnon@wilderness.org.au


Brisbane - Fundamentals of Community Organising Training (Oct 2018)

Saturday, October 06, 2018 at 08:30 AM · 2 rsvps
The Wilderness Society Brisbane in West End, Australia

Great conversations change minds


We’re excited to offer our community organising training course, Movement For Life - Fundamentals of Community Organising, to Wilderness Society volunteers and supporters.

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When: 9am - 5pm Saturday 6 October and 9am - 3:30pm Sunday 7 October

Where: The Wilderness Society office, 67 Boundary Street, West End

Cost: Free

 

RSVP at the top right of this page!

 

Movement For Life training gives you the building blocks to spread your values and create change in your community. Together, we’re putting the power back in the hands of the people.

 

Our community organising training is all about immersing yourself in an incredible learning and development experience.

 

Using tools and techniques honed in community organising programs across the world, we’ll help you reach new audiences and have empowering conversations about the things that matter to you— and the reasons we should all support life.

 

This free two-day course will give you experience and skills in:

  • The theory and frameworks of community organising
  • Relational organising
  • Leadership and facilitation
  • Communications for change (telling your personal narrative)
  • Campaign planning
  • Activating your local community
  • Building grassroots teams and volunteer management 

Afterwards, you’ll be well equipped to work with us on our current campaigns and community organising program, as well as with your local community or organisation to take effective action on the issues you care about.

 

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where real learning happens”


-David Cuschieri, 48yo, Interior Designer and Movement for Life graduate.

 


Brisbane Campaigns Night October

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 06:00 PM · 3 rsvps
Wilderness Society Brisbane in West End, Australia

Great conversations change minds

We are excited to invite you to join us at our upcoming, Movement For Life - Campaigns Night designed for training graduates, volunteers, and supporters.

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When: 6pm - 7:30 pm Wednesday 18 October

 

Where: The Wilderness Society office, 67 Boundary Street, West End

 

Cost: Free

 

Dinner and drinks will be provided!

 

RSVP at the top right of this page!

 

The Wilderness Society's people powered Movement for Life is sweeping across QLD!

 

This means every day people just like you are connecting and working together. Join us to hear from these teams of volunteers about their exciting local campaigns. You will also hear from senior Wilderness Society staff about our State and Federal campaigns.

 

You will meet like-minded people, hear from some inspiring speakers, enjoy food and drink together, and you will definitely have fun. At the end of the night you will have the opportunity to get involved in a way that suits you, or to just be 'kept in the loop'.

 

Family and friends are welcome to join, so please bring them along with you.


Perth - Community Organising Training November 2018

Friday, December 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM
City West Lotteries Building in West Perth, Australia

We are excited to offer our Community Organising Training course - Movement for Life -  to Wilderness Society volunteers and supporters. 

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Saturday 24 November 9am to 4pm & Sunday 25 November - 9am to 3.30pm
City West Lotteries House
2 Delhi St
West Perth
RSVP BELOW

Our community organising program is all about immersing yourself in an incredible learning and development experience so that collectively we can better protect, promote and restore Wilderness across Australia. 

This is our last training for the year, so come along and learn the skills to get active this summer!

This two day course will give you experience and skills in:

  • The theory and frameworks of community organising
  • Relational organising skills
  • Leadership and facilitation
  • Communications for change (telling your personal narrative)
  • Campaign planning
  • Activating your local community
  • Building grassroots teams & volunteer management 

Is this training right for me?

Do you care about nature protection and do you have a yearning to be more effective in this space? Yes? Then this is for you!   

We’re looking to transform the ways in which society connects and respects our natural environment. This program is a huge first step in discovering what we can do collectively. It’ll equip you with the skills, know-how, mentoring and connections you need to have an impact in your local community.

BYO Lunch, Tea, Coffees and snacks provided.

Please ensure you let us know via email if you have any dietary requirements, mobility needs or anything else you think we need to take into consideration. Water town is across the road from the training venue, with plenty of lunch options to choose from.

This program is offered to those currently volunteering (or are seeking to volunteer) free of charge. Spaces are strictly limited so make sure you RSVP as soon as possible or get in touch if you need any further information.

For more information on what it means to volunteer with us please do not hesitate to contact us on 9420 7255 or email claire.mckinnon@wilderness.org.au


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