Following on from our successful collaboration in 2014, Community Networks Aotearoa (CNA) andthe NZ Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) are together again for our joint conference inOctober 2017.The conference, entitled Empowerment & Success: A Positive Path for the NGO Sector, will takeplace on the 26 th and 27 th of October at the Quality Hotel Lincoln Green in Auckland. This two-dayevent will have something to offer not only our member organisations and their networks but allinvolved sector-wide.So, save the date and watch this space as more detailed information becomes available!www.communitynetworksaotearoa.org.nz
Red Cross Refugee Support Volunteers undertake a comprehensive training course before becoming part of a team that supports a former refugee family build a new life in Nelson. If you would like to become a Refugee Support Volunteer the next course starts 10th Feb 2018.
Red Cross Refugee Support Volunteers undertake a mandatory training course before undertaking a 6-month placement to support a former refugee family resettle in Nelson. The course covers:
– introduction to the Red Cross;
– the global refugee situation and the refugee journey to Nelson from Bhutan, Myanmar or Colombia;
– cross cultural communication;
– health, social service and education of former refugees;
– the role of the Refugee Support Volunteer;
– presentations by former refugees;
– an opportunity to meet current Refugee Support Volunteers.
The course is free and takes place over a weekend and one evening. The next starts 10th February 2018 with furthers course to be confirmed for later in the year.
Article type: Training
Start date: February 10, 2018
Start time: 9:30 AM
End Date: February 15, 2018
End Time: 8:30 PM
Venue:Red Cross Service Centre, 59 Parkers Road, Tahunanui
Contact Name: Patrick Steer
Contact Phone: 03 548 4978
Contact Email: [email protected]