Community Leadership Program 2021

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Leadership program participants brainstorming at the Darley Civic Hub

Community Leadership Program 2021

Do you see yourself as a community leader in Moorabool Shire? 

Develop your leadership skills and help drive community projects in a free program starting in May.

The program is a FREE 18-week course that is run by a highly experienced community development practitioner in tandem with Council.


To learn more about the program join our online information session, hosted by program facilitator Helen and a member of the Connected Communities Team.

Date: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Time: 6 pm - 7 pm  

 Register here


Program overview

The program focuses on leadership styles, building relationships, teamwork, communication, community development, community engagement, civic participation, and presentation.

What you can expect the program to lead to:

  • Delivering a community project
  • Building community capacity
  • Staying connected as a community group
  • Commencing a new community volunteering role


Program details

  • Dates: 5 May - 17 September 2021
  • Format: a mix of weekly online and in-person sessions
  • Online sessions: every Wednesday evening for 2 hours
  • In-person sessions: every Saturday afternoon for 4 hours at the Darley Civic Hub

Please note there is a maximum of one session per week.


Who can apply

This opportunity is open to residents or individuals who demonstrate a strong community connection to the Shire. We encourage participants from all backgrounds and the program is hosted in an inclusive environment.

If you have any queries or requirements, please get in touch with somebody from Council's Connected Communities team on 5366 7100.

The program will suit: 

  • Young people who want to learn and contribute to their community
  • New residents who want to develop their community leadership skills
  • Those who are passionate about addressing a particular community issue
  • Those who would like to share their skills to benefit their local community
  • People who are a part of a community group or who wish to start one
  • People involved in community sport


How to apply

Please complete the online application form when it becomes available on 31 March

Applications are open from 31 March to 19 April 2021.


Further information

  • The program is intensive and practical in nature and does require a significant commitment 
  • There is a minimum attendance requirement and any sessions missed will be the responsibility of the participant to catch up on
  • Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate of participation at a celebration event to be held in September


Last Updated:

Tuesday, 9 March, 2021 - 13:39