Community Leadership Program

Are you interested in strengthening your leadership skills and meeting like-minded people who strive to be leaders within the community?

The Community Leadership Program is a free program that provides community with an opportunity to build on their leadership skills and capacity for both personal and professional development as a leader in the community.

Applications are now open. Applications must be received by midnight on Sunday 6 February 2022.


This program is intended for existing and emerging leaders in the community who wish to develop and up-skill their leadership capacity. The Community Leadership Program is a free program delivered from March through to June 2022, with the capacity to take on 20 new participants.

The program requires a time commitment of approximately seven three-hour sessions, and will include workshops on:

  • Program Launch & Introduction
  • Workshop 1 - Communication Preferences
  • Workshop 2 - Community Leadership
  • Workshop 3 - Public Speaking
  • Workshop 4 - Goal Setting & Monitoring
  • Workshop 5 - Understanding Community and Diversity
  • Workshop 6 - Reflection & Resilience
  • Workshop 7 - Co-design workshop
  • Graduation
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How to apply 

Complete and submit the application web form provided below. Alternatively, download the attached documents, complete send via email to or mailed/hand delivered to:

ATTENTION: Community Strengthening
Greater Shepparton City Council
90 Welsford Street,

Applications must be received by midnight on Sunday 6 February 2022.

* You must be 18 years or over to participate.

Application forms and further information is available for download below.

Online application form

* Fields marked with an asterisk are required.

e.g. What do you hope this program will help you achieve?

This may include experience, achievements or aspirations of volunteering and/or employment.

e.g. Background, culture, interests. Is there a key life experience(s) that have significantly shaped you?

Commitment is approximately seven 3 hour sessions plus launch and graduation.

We get a lot of automated junk mail (spam), so we require you to pass this quick test before submitting.

Download application form and attachments

Community Leadership Program 2022

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Community Leadership Program 2022

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For further questions on the Community Leadership Program please contact Council on (03) 5832 9700 or email