Jun
11
Thu
VGC Workshop – Lets Talk Personal Finance @ Volunteering Gold Coast
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

PRESENTED BY: Gayle McKew: Gayle describes herself as “not your typical financial planner”. With 30 plus years in financial services she brings a depth of experience and understanding to every client interaction. Regardless of whether you’re working or retired, Gayle specialises in helping people get the best out of their super and investments. Not to mention she is one of the few financial planners who specialises in the complex world of age care advice.

TO RSVP PLEASE: email commedteam@volunteeringgc.org.au

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW
The financial world with it’s complex laws is much like navigating a minefield – without knowing how to avoid the many (and often unknown) traps, positive financial outcomes are, unfortunately, all too often a matter of luck.
Gayle will provide practical and easy to understand information on how to:
– Simply and easy build wealth
– Improve your cashflow
– Understand the superannuation nightmare
– Avoid some of the common financial traps.

NB: Due to the popularity of this workshop, bookings are essential. Please register your interest via the email provided above. Once your booking is confirmed you will receive a confirmation email. Please bring this with you on the day. If you do not bring your confirmation email, entry may not be permitted.

Jul
16
Thu
VGC Workshop – Motivating and Managing Volunteers @ Volunteering Gold Coast
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

PRESENTED BY: Donna Spethman is an experience General Manager within the local and international sports industry. Having worked within sport and sporting events for over 20 years, Donna has first hand experience in managing volunteers as well as being a volunteer herself. Currently Donna is the General Manager for Members Services with UniSport Australia where she leads a small team to service UniSport members across the country. In addition to this role, she is also Secretary General for the Oceania University Sports Association and a part of the Education Committee for the International University Sports Federation.

TO RSVP PLEASE: email commedteam@volunteeringgc.org.au

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW: 
Motivating and managing your volunteers doesn’t have to be challenging. Keeping volunteers engaged will not only enhance their experience, but be of benefit to your business. Join us in this workshop to learn more about how, with planning and preparation, managing volunteers can bring success to your business and satisfaction to your volunteers.

NB: Due to the popularity of this workshop, bookings are essential. Please register your interest via the email provided above. Once your booking is confirmed you will receive a confirmation email. Please bring this with you on the day. If you do not bring your confirmation email, entry may not be permitted.

Aug
13
Thu
VGC Workshop – Mental Health First Aid @ Volunteering Gold Coast
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

PRESENTED BY:   Paige Gaudry has worked in the mental health field for 12 years and has established a good reputation in the community through both paid and volunteer roles in the sector. She has experience in delivering mental health training to groups of people including suicide intervention skills.

TO RSVP PLEASE: email commedteam@volunteeringgc.org.au

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW: 
Mental Health First Aid is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatment and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It also assists with decreasing stigma.

Mental health affects 20% of Australians, with 1 in 5 people experiencing a mental illness within any 1 year. Almost half (45%) of Australians will experience a mental illness within their lifetime.

This presentation will cover:
– The latest research in the mental health field
– The 3 key actions for helping someone experiencing thoughts of suicide
– Working through complex mental health first aid interactions
– Practice mental health first aid skills training

NB: Due to the popularity of this workshop, bookings are essential. Please register your interest via the email provided above. Once your booking is confirmed you will receive a confirmation email. Please bring this with you on the day. If you do not bring your confirmation email, entry may not be permitted.

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