The Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing is holding a number of club and community-building workshops in May and throughout the coming months.
The Building Active Communities Workshop program provides free workshops to increase the skills and knowledge of community sport and recreation volunteers such as committee members, coaches, team managers, officials and administrators.
A variety of on-field and off-field topics are administered by sporting professionals in numerous locations across the state.
CLICK HERE to find an upcoming workshop near you, or see below for our May highlights:
PARTICIPANTS & VOLUNTEERS
Concentration, confidence, control and commitment are generally considered the main mental qualities that are important for successful performance. This workshop explores key components and techniques for ‘psyching up’ to perform at your best.
- 10 May | Strength & Conditioning (Roma)
- 11 May | Strength & Conditioning (Dalby)
- 11 May | Strength & Conditioning (Crestmead)
This workshop provides a basic level of information for those working at the beginner coaching level to aid in the application and design of strength and conditioning programs. It is suitable for coaches, athletes, teachers and other athlete support volunteers who are keen to help improve the performance of their athletes.
- 7 May | Strategic Planning (Cooktown)
This workshop covers key steps for strategic planning, provides user-friendly templates, navigates through planning terminology and components, and eliminates confusion between operation and strategic plans while guiding you through the planning process.
- 9 May | Grant Writing (Toowoomba)
- 18 May | Grant Writing (Brisbane)
- 31 May | Grant Writing (Mareeba)
Participants in this workshop will gain practical, first-hand knowledge on how to write grant applications, where to look for funding, and how to budget correctly. Participants will be provided with real life examples to ensure the best chance of a successful outcome when writing grant applications.
- 11 May | Financial Management (Gatton)
Successful financial management involves being able to review financial information, effectively manage funds, implement sound financial practices and understand your club’s financial position and obligations. Every committee member should have an understanding of club accounts, financial reports, preparation and monitoring of budgets, audit processes and legal obligations.