2018 New & Emerging Communities Leadership Program - Ballarat
Funded by the Victorian Government, this program is offered free for up to 30 leaders from new and emerging communities within Ballarat.
About the Program
The program features guest speakers, interactive activities and networking opportunities and provides a leadership development experience with long-lasting benefits for participants and the community.
Past graduates of the New and Emerging Communities Leadership Program (NECLP) have arrived to Australia from over thirty different countries, and all are committed to making a difference in new communities (for example Afghanistan, South Sudan, Nepal, Pacific Islands, Iraq). The group includes people with different experience and backgrounds including refugees, skilled migrants, students and community members.
What will I learn?
- Build your leadership skills, capacity and confidence
- Grow your knowledge of and networks in government, business and community sectors
- Start a group community project
- Share and build your experience with a mentor
- Make the most of your leadership journey with a diverse group of people committed to making a difference
Who can apply?
- Migrants from new, small and recently-arrived communities, who may not be well-established or may not yet have strong links to service-providers and government agencies
- Migrants and refugees with current leadership experience, particularly in civic and organisational leadership, or with leadership potential, are invited to apply
- Emerging and experienced leaders with a passion for contribution to the community
- People born in Australia are not eligible for this program
How to apply
Applications for the Ballarat NECLP are now open.
Click here to apply.
Free (no fee payable by participants)
|Program Session||Date (2018)|
|Launch||Friday 27 July|
|Day 1||Saturday 28 July|
|Evening 1||Thursday 16 August|
|Day 2||Saturday 18 August|
|Day 3||Saturday 8 September|
|Evening 2||Friday 14 September|
|Day 4||Saturday 15 September|
|Day 5||Saturday 22 September|
|Day 6||Saturday 6 October|
|Day 7 and Graduation
||Saturday 20 October
|Post-Program event||Thursday 7 February 2019|
If you have any questions about the program or application process please contact us on +61 3 9651 6590 or firstname.lastname@example.org