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Applications now open for 2020 Community Leadership Program

Greater Shepparton locals interested in developing and strengthening their community leadership potential are invited to join the 2020 Community Leadership Program.

Greater Shepparton’s Community Leadership Program is entering its seventh year, with many graduates passing through the program and taking their leadership skills to the next level.

The 2020 Community Leadership Program is called ‘Fundamentals of Leadership’ and will provide participants with the knowledge they need to be effective and inspiring leaders.

The program will involve six fortnightly sessions on a Wednesday from 5.30pm for 2-3 hours, dependant on the session.

The six sessions are:

  • Community Leadership
  • Public Speaking
  • Conflict Resolution and Communication
  • Community Engagement and Advocacy
  • Networking and Creating Partnerships
  • Reflection, Resilience and Goal Setting

“The program aims to develop active and engaged community members within the Greater Shepparton municipality who wish to increase their leadership potential and influence within the community,” Council Manager Neighbourhoods Amanda Tingay said.

“This a great program for those starting out in their leadership journey or those wanting to gain more leadership capacity.”

Numbers are limited in the 2020 program with just 20 places available. This program will commence in March 2020. Participants must be aged 18 years or older.

Completed registrations can be submitted to this email or hand delivered and marked attention Community Strengthening, Greater Shepparton City Council, Welsford Street, Shepparton before Sunday 1 March 2020.

Application forms and further information is located on Council’s website here.

For further questions please contact 03 5832 9479 or email  


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