Casuarina Leadership Program

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The Casuarina Community Leadership Program works with budding community leaders to develop their unique knowledge, skills, care and connections to enable them to work collaboratively with their communities to develop a community project or social enterprise.

The program provides emerging leaders with the opportunity to:

  • Progress a change they want to make in their community

  • Learn  more about leadership and working with others in their community 

  • Meet other people across the Surf Coast who are aiming to make change in their community

  • Get experience working with local government, and

  • Build your knowledge and understanding of First Nations culture

    Program Dates

The program will run between February to June 2021. A summary of the program dates and topics is as follows:

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Please note

  • This is a draft program outline, so some aspects of the program may change, especially due to changing COVID19 restrictions

  • Participants should note that project work will be required outside of these session times

Apply 

Application form in word version(DOCX, 43KB)

There are only 30 spaces available in the program. Applications open 22 October and close 12 November.

If you would like an application form posted to you with a return paid envelope please contact Terri Hannan on the contact details listed at the bottom of this web page.

Participants will be notified if they are successful or not by Monday 30 November 2020.

To be eligible for the program you must:

  • Live, work, study or volunteer in the Surf Coast Shire

  • Be 18 years or older* , and

  • Commit to attend at least eighty percent of the program sessions. (link to table above)

If you are under 18 years of age and are interested in applying for the Casuarina Community Leadership Program, please contact Terri Hannan on the contact details listed at the bottom of this web page.

Participant applications will be assessed by a panel against the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated passion for driving community change and improvement. (35%)

  • Desired learning outcomes align to the program. (30%)

  • Diversity - Surf Coast Shire Council aims to ensure there is a diverse range of participants on the program, hence the applicant’s location, gender, cultural heritage, age, lived experience of disability and area of interest (such as social, cultural and environment) will be considered. (35%)

The Casuarina Community Leadership program is free for successful applicants

For more information

Attend our online information session on 9 November 2020 at 12:00 pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7075998185?pwd=ZUN2Zi9YOEh4OGF5U1hkQTk4a2svZz09

Please RSVP : thannan@surfcoast.vic.gov.au or call 0407 829 308

If you need assistance with Zoom we can provide online training.

For more information or if you need help with any part of the application process please contact:

Terri Hannan 

Email: thannan@surfcoast.vic.gov.au 

Call: 03 5261 0666 or  0407 829 308 

Casuarina Community Leadership Program is proudly bought to you by

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