Women's Leadership Program

Are you passionate about making your community more gender equitable? Do you have a project or idea to help girls and women succeed in Moonee Valley?

If you’re a woman who lives, works, or studies in Moonee Valley, we want to hear from you!

Our Women’s Leadership Program can give you the confidence and skills to advocate for change and develop and implement your own local community projects.

It’s free to participate – all you need is an idea and three hours a week to attend the sessions!

This 12-week program will include:

  • weekly workshops with experts and community leaders
  • project support
  • course accreditation (8 units) for Certificate 3 of Community Services from Victoria University.

The course will run for 12 weeks, starting on Tuesday, 24 July 2018.

Expressions of interest are now closed.

For more information, call 8325 1800 or email the Flemington Community Centre mwelsby@mvcc.vic.gov.au.

Expression of Interest

Expressions of interest are now closed.

This free program involves and requires commitment to:

  • Undertake 12 training sessions, designed to develop community project management skills. Three hour workshops each Tuesday between 9.30am – 12.30pm from 24 July – 30 October (excluding school holidays and public holidays).
  • Develop a community project proposal.
  • Eight units of the nationally accredited Certificate III Community Services (CH32015) (remaining four can be attained at own cost)
  • Childcare available and light catering provided
  • Adhere to the program’s Confidentiality and Disclosure Agreement, as well as treating information with sensitivity.
  • Act in a courteous manner, respecting others’ views and opinions. All participants should respect the decision of the consensus view as adjudicated by the Chair/Facilitator.

To support your own learning and community leadership journey, this program will inspire and challenge you to identify how your strengths can contribute to the Flemington and Ascot Vale communities. The program will bring together people with a passion to make a difference, as well as key organisations, to invent new responses to the challenges and opportunities in our community.

Moonee Valley’s Women’s Leadership Program explores what it means to be an effective leader. Drawing on your personal experiences, a range of dynamic guest speakers and diverse group of peers in the room, you will examine the essentials of community leadership including values and motivation, change, strategy and communication, and the power of networking.

Last updated: Friday, 15 June 2018, 7:32 AM