Welcome to our training.
We deliver a wide range of training – please browse our training manuals and training calendar.
At Northern Volunteering (SA) we have a reputation for providing training that is:
Why not find out more? Contact us for more details.
Lots of training opportunities for volunteers and volunteer managers in northern Adelaide. Some free, some fee for service.
Check them out!
First Aid Training
Northern Volunteering this year have partnered with Karen Weeks from Vital Training to deliver First Aid courses for our local community. Courses on offer this year are..
HLTAID009 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid in an Education and Care setting
Vital Training partners with Allen’s Training RTO 90909 so all certificates issued are nationally recognised.
To book in a course here at Northern Volunteering or for more information contact Karen on 0481 561 606 or email Vital.Training@outlook.com
For more information visit: VitalTraining.trainingdesk.com.au
What people say about our training…
‘I have attended lots of training but yours was the best. I loved the way the trainers were relaxed and enjoyed banter but still got on with the job.’
‘Your method of training is a breath of fresh air.’
About Our Trainers
NVSA has a great team of trainers!
We aim to be innovative, creative and relevant in our courses. To stretch your thinking and get you wanting more.
Currently our team consists of:
Grad Voc Cert Man, Adv Dip CS,
NVSA Executive Officer
Certificate 1→ Advanced Diploma/Child Safe Environs
Donatella is the Executive Officer at Northern Volunteering. She has over 20 years experience managing volunteer programs including Director of services at a large hospital involving over 500 hospital and community based volunteers. Her most recent role for the last 7 years has been as Training and Development Manager for NVSA.
Donatella has a good understanding of volunteerism locally, nationally and internationally. She is held in high regard within the volunteer sector and has been on the board of AAMoV (as AAVA) – the national professional association for volunteer managers, as well as several others including community centres.
Donatella was included in the inaugural SA Honour Roll, in the 2009 – 2014 Who’s Who of Australian Women, nominated for City of Salisbury’s 2017 Legends Awards, and received a Certificate of Recognition from AAVA for her work in the sector.
She holds qualification in Community Sector Management, Training and Assessment, as well as volunteer program management including a Vocational Graduate Certificate of Management (Learning).
Ritu comes from the heart of India, the capital city – New Delhi, where she completed an honours degree in commerce from Delhi University. After migrating to Adelaide, she developed an immense interest in education, training and community services.
She trains in diverse sectors such as Aged care, Disability services, Community services, WHS, Business, Leadership and Management and other short courses. She has trained for various RTO’s, independent and public schools for VETIS, international students and domestic candidates for Work Ready and Job Ready programs, Councils and community service organisations since 2013.
She is highly confident with training people from CALD and NESB as well. She’s a people’s person and been with NVSA since October 2021 as a training officer.
Vital Training Aquatic and First Aid Training
Karen comes to us with a wealth of First Aid knowledge being a former St John Ambulance volunteer she has had her fair share of real life experience. Karen’s a foster mum to 2 aboriginal boys so has a good understanding of trauma, anxiety and mental health and is keen to empower everyone to complete a First Aid Course.
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Opening hours: Monday -Thursday 9am - 4pm
NVSA is located at 39 John St, Salisbury South Australia, just a stone’s throw from the railway station and bus interchange.