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The Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) are the leading peak organisation for the Social Service Sector in WA, representing three hundred member organisations and affiliates, and over eight hundred organisations involved in the provision of services to the community. WACOSS is part of a national network of national, state and territory COSS’s. They speak with and for the hundreds of thousands of West Australians who use community services each year, bringing their voice and interests to the attention of government, business, decision makers, media and the wider community.


WACOSS support the ASF initiative to enhance the management and accountability of not-for-profit organisations.

Each year a small group of people working in the community sector are selected to participate in WACOSS’ Community Sector Management - Diploma of Management course valued at $6,800. This course offers individualised coaching, practical workplace assignments, mentorship and a highly effective career development program which has been refined over the past 12 years.

We have up to 4x full and partial scholarships available to attend the program beginning in May, 2017.

Click HERE to apply for WACOSS' Community Sector Management - Diploma of Management program, funded by the Bankwest Foundation and facilitated by ASF.

Applications close 22nd March 2017.