Free webinars for community groups and clubs

Published on Friday, 13 May 2022 at 4:06:17 PM

As part of the Shire of Mundaring’s Building Inclusive Communities Program, four online webinars are available for community groups and clubs to up-skill on a range of social inclusion topics.

The free series will be delivered live online from Wednesday 1 June until Wednesday 7 September, with recordings shared for ongoing learning.

Shire President James Martin said the webinars would be delivered by Inclusion Solutions and cover a range of topics.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for our community groups and clubs to jump online and access free professional development sessions,” he said.

“The sessions are designed to give groups the tools to bolster skills and assets, increase inclusion for all members of the community and build stronger clubs.”

The first webinar, Social Inclusion and Disability Awareness, will be start at 6.30pm on Wednesday 1 June. Community groups can learn the theories of social inclusion and how they can become more welcoming for all people.

Mr Martin encouraged all groups to register for one, or all, of the webinars.

“The Shire has recently partnered with Inclusion Solutions for the Building Inclusive Communities Project which includes these free webinars,” he said.

“The project aims to support sporting clubs and community groups to promote social inclusion, up-skill volunteers and attract new members.”

There is no limit on the number of registrations for the free webinars. To register, visit the Eventbrite website and search for the webinar of your choice.

Additional Information about the webinars

Social Inclusion and Disability Awareness

Wednesday 1 June, 6.30pm
Learn the theories of social inclusion and how you can become a more welcoming club or community group for all people.

Building Stronger Clubs

Wednesday 6 July, 6.30pm
Are you looking to strengthen your membership numbers and increase volunteerism? Learn how your club or group can utilise the theories of social inclusion to build a strong, connected club and group.

Asset Based Community Development

Wednesday 3 August, 6.30pm
Learn how to identify people within your community, club or group as an asset for their skills and talents with the use of some practical tools and resources.

Inclusive Events

Wednesday 7 September, 6.30pm
Explore the value of creating socially inclusive events in your communities that give people the opportunity to share experiences with one another, while learning more about the community around them.


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