What we do Professional development Professional development We are committed to providing ongoing professional development so our sector workforce is equipped with the knowledge and skills to advance their neighbourhood houses. We're proud to offer our members and relevant stakeholders a diverse range of professional development opportunities for free or low-cost. If you are from an organisation which would like to partner with us to deliver professional development, please contact us. Learning and Development calendar We offer a year-long calendar of professional development webinars that are free for NHVic members, and can be attended by non-members at a small cost. 8 February: Orientation to the Sector 15 February: Effective Recruitment 23 February: Grant Writing Tips and Tricks 15 March: Staff Management 23 March: Communicating about your Neighbourhood House 29 March: Restructuring your Organisation in 2023 5 April: Carer-Friendly Houses: Understanding Carers and their Needs 3 May: Do you comply with the Incorporated Associations & Charities Act? 11 May: Community Development Essentials - Community Needs Analysis 31 May: Media Training 7 June: Finance Essentials 21 June: Understanding Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs) 13 July: Facebook for Community Development 26 July: Communicating in an Inclusive and Accessible Way 10 August: Using Research and Data Effectively 31 August: Understanding Local Government 6 September: Developing your Strategic Plan 14 September: Do you comply with the Incorporated Associations & Charities Act? 5 October: Orientation to the Sector 11 October: Grant Writing Tips and Tricks 25 October: Navigating 26th of January 8 November: Introduction to Auspicing 16 November: Staff Management 30 November: Advocacy 7 December: Finance Essentials Mentoring2Management course This course, specifically designed for recently appointed leaders in the sector, will be offered three times throughout 2022. Find out more.