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Engaging with Purpose - April 2020 (NEW)

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

Thursday, 30 April 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (AEST)

Engaging with Purpose - April 2020 (NEW)

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Session overview


CHSP funded staff and volunteer roles have changed significantly over the years and as such, so too have the purpose of these roles.  This 3 hour workshop looks at these changes, challenges our thoughts on ageing and identifies how we can promote and actively support the idea of "Ageing with Purpose".  Ideal for CHSP funded new staff and volunteers. 



  • Brief review of the traditional method of providing care.
  • Discussion on why the sector needed to change.
  • Focus on wellness, reablement & restorative care.
  • Adopting a strengths based practice.
  • The power of positive communication with our clients.
  • Case scenarios - putting it all into practice. 
  • Managing tricky situations.


Who should participate? 


Priority of access to this training is given to staff and volunteers currently working in Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) funded services located in the local government areas of; The City of Sydney, Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick and Bayside.



How do I get there? 


There are a number of different transport options for you to choose from depending upon your departure point.  

  • Train to Bondi Junction Train Station or Central Train Station & then catch a bus.
  •  Driving: Free on street parking is available in the streets behind the library. 



 Bookings close 3pm, Tuesday 28th April 2020  



About the facilitator

Danni Meredith


Danni Meredith has enjoyed a variety of training and educational roles within the Vocational Education and Not for Profit sectors since 2004. Prior to this Danni worked as a Nurse Educator throughout the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service.  Danni holds a Certificate IV in Training and Asssesment (TAE40110), a Masters in Education of Adult Education and is an accredited Mental Health First Aid & Older Person Mental Health First Aid Trainer. 

Have questions about Engaging with Purpose - April 2020 (NEW) ? Contact The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

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Level 3 Lionel Bowen Library
669-663 Anzac Parade
Sydney, NSW 2035

Thursday, 30 April 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (AEST)

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The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

The Volunteer & Service Training (VAST) Programme specialises in the delivery of Learning and Development opportunities for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) funded services' for staff, managers, board members and volunteers across Eastern Sydney and the City of Sydney.

VAST provides face to face courses, managers' breakfasts, volunteer training, customised training opportunities, including our highly sought after, "Subsidised Training" program. 

VAST is part of the Southern Sydney Connection partnership with 3Bridges and STARS and is a programme of The Junction Neighbourhood Centre.

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