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NCOSS is pleased to announce a range of Member exclusive offers in partnership with Pathways Australia.

Together, the partnership will focus on supporting the community sector to upskill senior leaders, managers and other staff with free, discounted, and affordable training, consultancy and more.

We have partnered with Pathways Australia because of their commitment to assist not-for-profit organisations to gain the skills and knowledge needed to make a difference in their organisations. The practical training programs, forums and courses offered are designed to meet the specific needs of Not-For-Profit organisations. They are facilitated by presenters who understand the not-for-profit sector and are experts on the topics they present. Pathways Australia also provide a range of high quality and affordable consultancy services in the areas of human resources management, governance, engagement surveys, strategic planning and organisational reviews.

NCOSS Member Exclusive Offers

NCOSS members are eligible to receive a complimentary registration for the below mentioned courses. If your organisation fits the eligibility criteria, please register your interest for your chance to attend the course for free.

Criteria for Complimentary Registration
  • A current member of NCOSS
  • Total annual revenue < $3.5M
  • Have not received a complimentary registration in the past 3 months

NCOSS members are also eligible to receive 15% discount on all New South Wales based public training courses and Consultancy Services offered by Pathways Australia. To receive your discount code, please contact NCOSS.


Upcoming Courses in 2020

Webinar courses

Effective time-management. Tips and techniques! 6 May & 8 Oct 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 15 Apr 2020 for May course)

How to set employee goals and assess performance! 14 May & 27 Oct 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 23 Apr 2020 for May course)

Identifying & Preventing Fraud 3 Jun & 12 Nov 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 13 May 2020 for Jun course)

Managing performance… constructively and effectively! 25 Jun 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 4 Jun 2020)

Strategic Planning the right way! 8 Jul 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 17 Jun 2020)

Financial literacy for non-accountants! 23 Jul 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 6 Jul 2020)

Recruitment & Selection… Getting it right! 1 Oct 2020, 11.30am - 12:30pm Register your interest for one complimentary registration (closes 10 Sep 2020)

NCOSS Member Discount Offers

Discounted Consultancy Services include:

  • HR Support
  • Organisation Reviews
  • Strategic Planning
  • Engagement Surveys
  • Governance Support
Note: Pathways Australia will advise NCOSS by email of the name of any organisation which uses these services, along with the issue discussed eg. governance, planning. No other identifying information (eg. name or position) will be provided and details of the discussion will remain confidential between the caller and Pathways Australia.

Free Employee Engagement Survey

Your employees are all valuable assets. Understanding how they feel about your organisation, its work and leadership is vitally important if you want to retain their commitment and support. Pathways Australia, in conjunction with a global leader in online survey software, has developed the only survey tool that focuses on the needs of the Australian community services sector. The online tool is easy to administer and will give you extremely detailed results. Importantly, you can compare your organisation’s results with those of other community service organisations.

NCOSS members interested in a conducting a free employee engagement and satisfaction survey through Pathways Australia, can contact NCOSS for their unique password. NCOSS members will also receive a 15% discount on future Your Say surveys.

*This offer is available free for the first year on the Pathways Australia website. However, if you register as an NCOSS member you will receive a 15% discount on future surveys. 

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