A NSW free from poverty and inequality

Templates and resources

These resources are specifically designed to be capacity building tools for the NSW social services sector. 

Listed here are media release templates, campaign letter templates and best practice guidelines on a variety of topics, from governance to management and more. 

See the latest resources below or browse by focus area.

Information sheet: Shared Services in the NGO Sector

The general purpose of shared services in the private and government sectors is to streamline functions, which are usually spread across an organisation or a number of organisations, into one business unit. The aim is to achieve cost savings, improve access to services, and concentrate specialist skills to improve efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability.

This information sheet looks at models of shared services and how to ensure it works as successfully as possible.

Information sheet: Strategic Planning

This information sheet examines the process of strategic planning.  It defines the concept, examines concerns and barriers to effective planning and outlines the benefits and the process of achieving an effective strategic plan. 

Information sheet: The Board and the CEO - Building an effective relationship

It has been said that the most important decision any Board can make is the appointment of their Executive Officer. And the most important relationship is that between the board, particularly the executive and the executive officer. Here are some tips for ensuring this relationship is productive.

Information sheet: Working Together - Glossary of Key Legal Terms

This information sheet provides a series of useful legal definitions for orgnisations working together.

Information sheet: Working together: Resources

This information sheet provides a series of useful resources for orgnisations working together.

Links to TEI Reform resources

For key information from NSW Department of Communities and Justice, bookmark TEI home page. For a summary list of TEI Reform resources, see below.

Key resources for TEI recommissioning (updated December 2019)

NCOSS Advocacy Toolkit

Check out the NCOSS Advocacy Toolkit! We have created this resource to assist organisations in furthering their advocacy skills and to effectively advocate for their social issue. 

NCOSS TEI Sector Assistance Strategy (SAS) Update, December 2019

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) has commenced the TEI recommissioning process; and NCOSS as well as other peaks are working with the Department to ensure that targeted support is provided in areas where it would be of most benefit at this stage. Read on...

NCOSS/FAMS TEI Practice Workshops

If you are interested in learning more about the NCOSS/FAMS TEI Practice Workshops, the learning outcomes, content and who should attend, check out this information sheet!

New Dates Announced for 7 Additional Workshops Across NSW

Due to high demand, additional 'Measuring Outcomes and the Logic Model that Supports It' workshops have been scheduled across NSW.  These workshops are exclusively available to TEI funded services. 

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