Manage a community sector organisation

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCORG614C, 'Manage a community sector organisation'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Coordinate organisation planning

1.1 Identify appropriate strategic alliances and negotiate and maintain participation

1.2 Identify overall purpose and philosophy of the organisation and translate into a written or recorded set of aims and objectives which are clearly understood, measurable and attainable and evaluated as appropriate

1.3 Implement appropriate corporate planning processes that make best use of internal and external consultation processes

1.4 Implement appropriate corporate planning processes to ensure responsiveness to client needs

1.5 Undertake appropriate consultation with relevant people and agencies

1.6 Establish appropriate management structure and process to coordinate corporate planning, advise decision-makers and reflect principles and philosophy of the organisation

1.7 Analyse the way in which values and beliefs of workers and stakeholders may influence defined organisation purpose and philosophy and communicate to all relevant participants

1.8 Make resources available as appropriate to support the planning processes at all levels

1.9 Develop systems, processes and timeframes for all aspects and components of the planning process

2. Design and implement the structures and process of the organisation

2.1 Determine appropriate structure for the organisation to match organisation philosophy and purpose

2.2 Develop, agree, implement and monitor lines of decision-making and accountability

2.3 Prepare budgets in line with strategic plan and make allowance for all requirements and components of planning and implementation of programs and services

2.4 Establish financial accountability systems which meet agreed organisation best practice provisions

2.5 Ensure planning guidelines provide for inclusion of appropriate statutory, legislative and practice provisions

2.6 Develop clear, fully documented planning guidelines and systems and make them accessible to all involved

3. Implement evaluation processes

3.1 Hold appropriate consultations with stakeholders to examine issues and trends and advise decision-makers of outcomes as required

3.2 Complete all required reporting in a timely way in accordance with organisation requirements

3.3 Identify, develop and implement appropriate evaluation arrangements with representation from relevant stakeholder groups

3.4 Prepare advice and provide to decision-makers within the negotiated format and timeframe

4. Enable organisation to meet legal requirements

4.1 Implement mechanisms to ensure relevant commonwealth, state and local government legal requirements are identified and adhered to

4.2 Regularly update information about current legal requirements and if appropriate, develop proposals to modify organisation policy and procedures

5. Establish the profile of the organisation and market its services

5.1 Use formal and informal networks as channels to communicate the organisation's activities and achievements

5.2 Use a range of communication media and activities to convey information about activities and achievements of the organisation to encourage support and interest

5.3 Seek and utilise opportunities to promote the organisation through media, government and the community

5.4 Display confidentiality and sensitivity in details, content and extent of public comment on organisation's activities

6. Give direction for the effective management of the organisation

6.1 When required, develop and articulate policies and procedures for the employment role of the organisation and monitor their implementation

6.2 Promptly address problems in implementing defined procedures to ensure resolution

6.3 Prepare reports to comprehensively and accurately describe organisation's activities and achievements and present to relevant stakeholders and management, as required

6.4 When required, facilitate processes of management and/or board meetings to ensure effective and informed deliberations and decision-making

6.5 Identify and implement mechanisms for effective coordination of activities and services

7. Manage changes in the organisation

7.1 Identify policy, social, political and economic trends and assess their potential impact on the organisation

7.2 Assess and revise management and work practices relative to social, political and economic trends and impacts

7.3 Define and monitor indicators for change within the organisation

7.4 Identify and promote opportunities for positive change and undertake appropriate work to maximise support from staff, clients and stakeholders