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Canberra New Laws Trip 2018 - Initial Meeting and Training (Thurs)

Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 7 rsvps
Wilderness Society Office in Melbourne, Australia

Welcome!

This is the first meeting and webinar to get to know the volunteers around the country who are travelling to Canberra in February 2018, to meet with MPs and talk about New Laws.

The purpose of this is to:

  • Meet each other and hear a bit about everyone's motivations for being involved, plus any previous experiences meeting with MPs
  • Hear an overview and refresher of the New Laws campaign
  • Go over the basic plan for February's trip
  • Cover some tips and tricks for meeting with MPs
  • Q & A

We'll be using Zoom to bring us all together - Melbourne participants are welcome to come to the office on King Street or dial in remotely.

Please RSVP to this event, and also check your email for details about how to join the webinar on Thursday. Please also familiarise yourself with the campaign resources, in particular New Laws 101.


Adelaide - Community Organising Training

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 09:00 AM
The Joinery in Adelaide, Australia

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


Please note the course will run over two consecutive days - from 9-5 each day. 


When was the last time you did something bold and different in the pursuit of growth and learning? 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!   


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 introductory course will give you experience and skills in:

  • The theory and frameworks of community organising
  • Relational organising skills
  • Leadership and working in teams
  • Communications for change (telling your personal narrative)
  • Campaign planning

This course is free. Please ensure you let us know if you have mobility issues or anything else we need to take into consideration. 

This course is being provided with the support of the Adelaide Sustainability Centre. 

RSVP today :) 


Melbourne - Community Organising Training

Saturday, February 03, 2018 at 08:45 AM · 10 rsvps
Kathleen Syme Centre in Melbourne, Australia

“As part of a community of like-minded people, I now have the direction, purpose and skills to translate my passion into tangible, meaningful action” - Chris Farrow, course graduate.

 

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


When was the last time you did something bold and different in the pursuit of growth and learning? 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!   


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 introductory 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 

This is our first training of the year and will set you up well for the rest of 2018 - it's shaping up to be an exciting year and we are looking forward to winning our campaigns together with you!

 

This course is free. Please ensure you let us know if you have mobility issues or anything else we need to take into consideration. 


Saturday 3rd February, 9am to 5pm and Sunday 4th February, 9am to 3.30pm 

See you there!


Perth - Community Organising Training February 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 09:00 AM · 11 rsvps
City West Lotteries Building in West Perth, Australia

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

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Saturday February 17th - 9am to 5pm & Sunday February 18th - 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


Perth - Community Organising Training May 2018

Saturday, May 05, 2018 at 09:00 AM · 4 rsvps
City West Lotteries Building in West Perth, Australia

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

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Saturday May 5th - 9am to 5pm & Saturday May 12th - 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 the FIRST time we're running the training across two saturdays, to better allow people who work weekends to come along!

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