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Information Sessions at Catalyst Foundation

Catalyst Foundation offers a range of seminars on a variety of topics. See What’s on this month!

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  • Webinar: Be Scam Safe – Do’s and Don’ts
    10:30 -11:30
    2020-12-01

    In this free informative webinar, you will learn what are online and phone scams, the Do’s and Don’ts, and how to be safe online.

    Scams targeting seniors are on the rise … to the tune of nearly half a billion dollars in 2019! In this practical webinar you will learn:

    • What a scam is
    • Trends and types of scams
    • Contact methods used for scams
    • The Do’s and Don’ts of being scam safe
    • How to stay secure on your mobile phone
    • How to report a scam

    Session hosted by Catalyst Foundation

    Presented by John Dunsford, Digital Literacy Volunteer at Catalyst Foundation

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  • LBGTI + Online Book Club
    13:00 -15:00
    2020-12-02

    Hi everyone,

    Below are the instructions for today’s online book group, if you’d like to join. Everyone is welcome.

    We are using ‘Zoom’ for our catch-up today at 1:00 pm. If you’ve used Zoom before, just click/press this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/155161121

    If you haven’t used Zoom before, please read through the instructions below in advance, as you may have to install the Zoom app if you’re using a tablet. I’ve tried to make the instructions as step-by-step as possible, but you may run into issues. If so, please give me a call (0436021896) and I will talk you through it.

    If you are using a tablet or your phone, and you already have the ‘zoom’ app:
    1. Open the app, click the blue button that says ‘join a meeting’ and enter the following number in the box that says ‘meeting ID’: 155161121.
    2. Write your name in the box below, and click ‘join’ (make sure your audio and video is turned on)
    3. Select ‘gallery view’ to be able to see everyone at the same time
    If you are using a tablet or your phone, and you DON’T already have the ‘zoom’ app:
    1. Download the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from the app store that you use (e.g. app store, or google play store). It is FREE.
    2. Once you have installed that app (allow access to microphone, camera etc), open the app, and click ‘Join a meeting’.
    3. You will see a box with ‘Join a meeting’ at the top, and a box below that says ‘meeting ID’. Click on that box, and enter the following number 155161121. In the box below write the name that you want people to see when you join. Then click ‘Join’.
    4. You will be shown a box that says ‘Zoom would like to access the camera’. Click ‘ok’. Then click ‘join with video’ (or ‘join without video’ if you’d rather. Click ‘ok’ again, and then ‘allow’, and then ‘call using internet audio’
    5. You can press on the screen and change your options (e.g. turn your camera off, or mute yourself if you’re not talking for a while, or ‘leave the meeting’). You can also select ‘gallery view’ (a round white circle on the left of your screen’ to see everyone at the same time)
    If you are using a computer:
    1. Copy and paste this link (https://zoom.us/) into your browser (google or internet explorer or whichever one you use)
    2. At the top right of your screen, in blue, you’ll see ‘Join a meeting’. Click this. Type 155161121 into the meeting ID box. Click join.
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  • How to Sell Your Stuff Online
    13:00 -14:00
    2020-12-03

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Have you ever wondered how to make money selling your things online? Are you curious about ebay, Facebook Marketplace, and Gumtree? In this informative seminar, presented by Laura Parsons, you’ll learn the basics of selling online and how to earn whilst having a lot of fun.

    Presenter: Laura Parsons

    For booking call 8168 8776. Fee:$5

  • LGBTI+ over 50s Social Dinner
    18:30 -21:00
    2020-12-03

    Have dinner online tonight!

    Hi everyone,

    Below are the instructions for tonight’s LGBTI+ online social dinner, if you’d like to join. Everyone is welcome. For those who are thinking “I would really like to see people but I have NO idea how to even get started with Zoom”, please give me a call (0436021896) or send an email. I will walk you through the process step-by-step. I love helping out with getting this set up for people, so don’t hesitate to ask me to help out. No question is too small.

    We are using ‘Zoom’ for our catch-up this evening at 6:30 pm. If you’ve used Zoom before, just click/press this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/679490669.

    Below are instructions for those who’d like to give it a try on their own for the first time.

    If you are using a tablet or your phone, and you already have the ‘zoom’ app:
    1. Open the app, click the blue button that says ‘join a meeting’ and enter the following number in the box that says ‘meeting ID’: 679490669.
    2. Write your name in the box below, and click ‘join’ (make sure your audio and video is turned on)
    3. Select ‘gallery view’ to be able to see everyone at the same time
    If you are using a tablet or your phone, and you DON’T already have the ‘zoom’ app:
    1. Download the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from the app store that you use (e.g. app store, or google play store). It is FREE.
    2. Once you have installed that app (allow access to microphone, camera etc), open the app, and click ‘Join a meeting’.
    3. You will see a box with ‘Join a meeting’ at the top, and a box below that says ‘meeting ID’. Click on that box, and enter the following number 679490669. In the box below write the name that you want people to see when you join. Then click ‘Join’.
    4. You will be shown a box that says ‘Zoom would like to access the camera’. Click ‘ok’. Then click ‘join with video’ (or ‘join without video’ if you’d rather. Click ‘ok’ again, and then ‘allow’, and then ‘call using internet audio’
    5. You can press on the screen and change your options (e.g. turn your camera off, or mute yourself if you’re not talking for a while, or ‘leave the meeting’). You can also select ‘gallery view’ (a round white circle on the left of your screen’ to see everyone at the same time)
    If you are using a computer:
    1. Copy and paste this link (https://zoom.us/) into your browser (google or internet explorer or whichever one you use)
    2. At the top right of your screen, in blue, you’ll see ‘Join a meeting’. Click this. Type 679490669 into the meeting ID box. Click join.
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  • Retirement Housing: To Move or not to move Seminar
    10:00 -12:00
    2020-12-08

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Moving into a retirement village is a big step and involves a large financial commitment so it’s essential that you fully evaluate your options, understand the contract, the costs and benefits involved and the possible impact on your lifestyle.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • What to consider – To move or not to move?
    • What options are available in South Australia
    • Possible fees and charges and how they apply
    • Legislation and contracts – what they cover and don’t cover
    • Searching for a retirement village
    • What to look for – a housing design checklist.

    This in-person session is presented by Office for Ageing  Well, SARVRA (South Australia Retirement Villages Residents Association) and Catalyst Foundation

    Tuesday 20 October – 10am to 12noon
    Bookings essential. Please call Tel. 8168 8776. Limited places

  • CANCELLED – Financial Planning for Retirement
    12:30 -14:30
    2020-12-08

    Retiring from the workforce is a difficult step. Can you afford to do it? Do you have the right strategies in place? Understanding the financial impacts of retiring is important to know and plan for in advance. Making the most out of what you have and ensuring that you obtain any government support available to you can, help create a comfortable retirement.

    Key learning outcomes:
    • What level of income or savings is needed in retirement?
    • Strategies to improve your retirement income
    • How to choose a financial planner?
    • How the financial planning process works? What can you expect?
    • Centrelink – an overview of entitlements and eligibility requirements
    • Tips for working with Centrelink.

    Cost: $5/session (general public)
    Bookings essential. Please call Tel. 8168 8776

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  • Webinar: Difficult Conversations
    09:30 -11:30
    2020-12-09

    Brief Description:

    Difficult conversations cannot always be avoided when we are working in the human services. Therefore it is important that we know how to manage these conversations in positive ways. This workshop aims to give you some strategies to manage difficult conversations using positive intent and good processes.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Gain insight into 3 types of conversations and the effectiveness to turn difficult encounters into constructive conversations.
    • Explore the importance of self awareness and empathy when navigating tricky conversations.
    • Identify strategies that can shift difficult conversations into meaningful communication.

    Presenter: Dana Lavenant

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81134870659

    Meeting ID: 811 3487 0659

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  • LGBTI+ Online Coffee Catch-up
    11:00 -12:00
    2020-12-10

    Coffee Catch-up

    Hi everyone,

    A reminder that all are welcome to join Coffee Catch-up tomorrow  (Thursday) morning from 11:00 am for a chat.

    Join by clicking this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/153410648

    Joining in should be a matter of pressing the above link at the time of the group, however if you run into any issues please give me a call (0436021896). Below are some extra details about using zoom, if you need them.

    IF USING YOUR COMPUTER:

    1. Click the links at the time of the group or in advance if you want to practice.
    2. You will see a box that says ‘open Zoom.us?‘. Click the box that says ‘open zoom.us‘.
    3. You will see a box that shows you a preview of your video, and you can choose to join with or without video. Choose what you would like.
    4. Another box will open with options to join in with audio. Click ‘join with computer audio’. Then you will be in the ‘meeting’!

    IF USING YOUR PHONE OR A TABLET (e.g. an ipad or a samsung tablet):

    1. Download the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from the app store that you use (e.g. app store, or google play store). It is FREE.
    2. Once you have installed that app (allow access to microphone, camera etc), open the app, and click ‘Join a meeting’.
    3. You will see a box with ‘Join a meeting’ at the top, and a box below that says ‘meeting ID’. Click on that box, and enter the following number 638-648-519. In the box below write the name that you want people to see when you join. Then click ‘Join’.
    4. You will be shown a box that says ‘Zoom would like to access the camera’. Click ‘ok’. Then click ‘join with video’ (or ‘join without video’ if you’d rather. Click ‘ok’ again, and then ‘allow’, and then ‘call using internet audio’
    5. You can press on the screen and change your options (e.g. turn your camera off, or mute yourself if you’re not talking for a while, or ‘leave the meeting’). You can also select ‘gallery view’ (a round white circle on the left of your screen’ to see everyone at the same time)

    Lucy

     

    NOTE: Please note, depending on social isolation conditions, we may revert to meeting in person, but until then online meetings are planned for the remainder of the year.

  • LGBTI+ Film Group
    13:00 -15:00
    2020-12-10

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    149 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Join us tomorrow to chat about things you’re watching!

    Hi everyone!

    Below are the instructions for tomorrow’s film group, if you’d like to join. The film we will be chatting about first is the South Australian film 52 Tuesdays. If you have time, you can watch it on SBS On Demand for free here: https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/623248451779/52-tuesdays. To watch, you will need to create an account (FREE) with SBS if you don’t already have one, by entering an email address and a password. Don’t worry if you can’t watch it, we will also talk about other things we’re all watching.

    We are using ‘Zoom’ for the actual meeting tomorrow at 1pm. Please read through the instructions below in advance, as you may have to install the Zoom app if you’re using a tablet. I’ve tried to make the instructions as step-by-step as possible, but I know that you may run into issues. If so, please give me a call (0436021896) and I will talk you through it.

    IF USING YOUR COMPUTER:

    1. Click the link https://zoom.us/j/638648519 at the time of the group (1pm) or in advance if you want to practice.
    2. You will see a box that says ‘open Zoom.us?‘. Click the box that says ‘open zoom.us‘.
    3. You will see a box that shows you a preview of your video, and you can choose to join with or without video. Choose what you would like.
    4. Another box will open with options to join in with audio. Click ‘join with computer audio’. Then you will be in the ‘meeting’!

    IF USING YOUR PHONE OR A TABLET (e.g. an ipad or a samsung tablet):

    1. Download the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from the app store that you use (e.g. app store, or google play store). It is FREE.
    2. Once you have installed that app (allow access to microphone, camera etc), open the app, and click ‘Join a meeting’.
    3. You will see a box with ‘Join a meeting’ at the top, and a box below that says ‘meeting ID’. Click on that box, and enter the following number 638-648-519. In the box below write the name that you want people to see when you join. Then click ‘Join’.
    4. You will be shown a box that says ‘Zoom would like to access the camera’. Click ‘ok’. Then click ‘join with video’ (or ‘join without video’ if you’d rather. Click ‘ok’ again, and then ‘allow’, and then ‘call using internet audio’
    5. You can press on the screen and change your options (e.g. turn your camera off, or mute yourself if you’re not talking for a while, or ‘leave the meeting’). You can also select ‘gallery view’ (a round white circle on the left of your screen’ to see everyone at the same time)

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