Training and professional development

OACNET offers a number of training and professional development opportunities for members. Below is a list of upcoming training:

Note: if you are looking for the Sporting Futures Conference, please visit www.onkaparingacity.com/sportingfutures

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Leadership Breakfast Series

Friday 26 May, 30 June and 25 August
7.30–8.30am (breakfast included)
South Adelaide Football Club

The breakfast leadership series will be held at the South Adelaide Football Club and is aimed at leaders of local sporting clubs. This series will include presentations from Clubs SA and it also provides an opportunity for clubs to network and share ideas with administrators from other sports.

Breakfast 3: Running a successful AGM

I can hear you shudder from here! But what if it wasn’t dull and dry. What if it was exciting, full of passion and excitement and a draw card for new members?

In this session hear about some of the ways you can reinvigorate your AGM with simple but strategic ideas and change the way your club members see the AGM.

Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Time: 7.30-8.30am
Venue: South Adelaide Football Club ‘Zone Room’, 1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs
Cost: FREE

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Reviewing your Constitution

Organisations mature, communities evolve and laws change. These are just some of the reasons why clubs need to occasionally take the time to review their governing documents.

Tim White, community presenter from the Office for Recreation and Sport will be delivering a workshop highlighting the key areas you can look at to make sure your constitution is legally compliant and empowering your committee to grow your club.

This workshop will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB Question 4 ‘Has your club reviewed and updated its constitution and regulations (by-laws) in the past two to three years?’

It is recommended that two attendees from your club register to attend.

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

Food and refreshments will be provided.

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Child Safe Officer

The role of the Child Safe Officer (CSO) is to deliver advice and awareness within their club or association around developing a supportive, child safe environment.

The goal for this education course is to ensure the CSO:

  • understands the importance for organisations to adopt appropriate screening processes for members working with young children and young people and the requirement for criminal history assessments
  • understands how and why child protection needs to be included in an organisation’s/group’s Member Protection Policy (MPP), or for a separate Child Protection Policy to be implemented if they do not have a MPP
  • understands the definitions and indicators of child abuse and neglect 
  • acquires knowledge and understanding of the requirement under the Children’s Protection Act 1993 of the legal responsibilities of staff and volunteers working with children
  • has a broad knowledge of the Child Abuse Report Line processes and procedures.

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

This training will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB question 22 'Has your organisation appointed and trained a Child Safe Officer?'

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Essentials for Coaching Children

The Essentials for Coaching Children (ECC) course is a brief, practical survival course for coaches. The course aims to give new or aspiring coaches of any age the basic skills, knowledge and tips needed to provide an effective, enjoyable sporting experience for the children they coach.

The ECC course can be used as a basic introduction to coaching, enhancing the delivery of children's sport within local clubs, recreation facilities and schools.

Date: Wednesday 20 September 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

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Volunteer Management Workshop

Kat Ingram, Community Presenter from the Office for Recreation and Sport will provide clubs with the necessary information and tools to develop a Volunteer Management Policy and Volunteer Induction at their club.

Creating and implementing policies and procedures can help your club identify and minimise risk, ensure decisions are consistent over time, clarify roles and expectations and can aid succession planning.

Developing an induction process can help volunteers to feel welcomed and valued, to better understand your club and their role and what is expected of them.

Attendance at this workshop will assist clubs to complete STARCLUB questions 11 and 12.

‘Does your club provide its volunteers/staff with induction information?'

‘Does your club have a volunteer/staff management policy in place?’

Date: Wednesday 27 September 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Venue: City of Onkaparinga, Noarlunga office, Ramsay Place, Noarlunga Centre
Cost: FREE

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