Community Development Programs
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Community Development Framework
This document has been developed by Meander Valley Council to clarify its commitment to community development and to map the work of its Governance and Community Services Department. It offers guiding principles, insights and a simple framework to support community development across wide service areas.
SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
STEPPING STONES LEADERSHIP CAMP
Are you 12-25 years of age and up for a challenge?
If you are interested in learning new skills, facing new challenges, building new friendships, becoming more involved in community, developing self-awareness, experiencing leadership and having lots of fun, then a Stepping Stones Camp is for you.
The camps are coordinated by Meander Valley Council who is committed to providing quality learning opportunities for young people. If you are interested and would like more information please contact Vicki Jordan, Youth Development Officer on 0400 155 690 or email email@example.com
Camps are run three times a year and cater for different age groups. This event is drug and alcohol free.
2017 CAMP DATES
Grades 9 to 12 - 2 - 4 October 2017
Grades 6 to 8 - 9 - 11 October 2017
18 to 25 years - 24 - 27 November 2017
UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE (U3A)
Meander Valley U3A is a self-help learning community for over 50 year olds. Its programs usually run in 6-8 week blocks and are often free. Visit the website www.mvu3a.org for more information.
See program for lots of exciting activities: Reflexology, Social Tennis, French revisted, Painting, Yoga, Creative Writing, Walking for pleasure and much more....
COMMUNITY RECREATION LEADER'S AWARD (CRLA)
The Community Recreation Leaders' Award (CRLA) is a training program to develop the leadership skills of community volunteers aged 15 years and above. It offers a practical introduction to leadership in active recreation and is relevant to any ability, activity or setting. It is designed particularly for those who have limited or no formal training. Participation involves 35 hours.
The CRLA has been developed through a partnership between the Department of Education, Sport and Recreation Tasmania and local government councils.
The cost per person is $50 - this is heavily subsidised.
A CRLA program will run in 2016 (bi-annually) subject to numbers. Expressions of interest are invited. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0400 155 690
YOUNG PERSONS STRATEGY STATEMENT-2011
Meander Valley Council and the Department of Health and Human Services work in partnership to deliver a service to young people as outlined below:
COMMENTS AND ENQUIRIES
Please contact us to make enquiries or suggest ways in which we might improve our community development service.
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