Community Leadership Program

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What is the Community Leadership Program?

The Community Leadership Program aims to create community capacity building in the City of Marion.

The Community Leadership Program will give participants the skills and confidence to develop their own community project and to motivate and encourage others to assume leadership roles in our community.

The program is a combination of interactive workshops and offsite project work, working with council staff and community mentors.



We seek applications for the Community Leadership Program from individuals of varying backgrounds, experience, gender and age that are:



There is no cost to participate in the program, however participants will be required to organise their own transport to and from venues as well as childcare if applicable.



The program requires participants to commit to approximately 3 contact hours per week over a thirteen (13) week period.

These sessions are run once a week however participants will be expected to work, where necessary, in their own time.

Note: there will be some weeks off during the program.


Program overview

The City of Marion's Community Leadership Program is an opportunity for participants to develop leadership skills as well as contribute to improving the community. The program is made up of interactive workshops, working with council staff and community mentors.

Areas of learning include:

Participants will have the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised TAFE SA Community Services qualification.

A certificate from the City of Marion will be provided upon completion of the course.


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How to apply

The Community Leadership Program is now accepting applications for 2018.

To submit your application, download the Application Form Community Leadership Program Application Form(202 kb) and send it through to the City of Marion via:


Attention: Danielle Clark
City of Marion
PO Box 21
Oaklands Park SA 5046


In person:

935 Marion Road
Mitchell Park SA 5043

Applications close on Friday 2 February, 2018.

The Community Leadership Program commences on Wednesday 7 March 2018, 6.00pm - 9.00pm and will conclude on Wednesday 30 May 2018.

For more information about the program, download the Community Leadership Program Flyer(1700 kb) or call 8375 6879.


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T: +61 8375 6600 | E:
245 Sturt Road, SA 5047, Australia
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