Tuesday 22 November 2005 Community skills opportunity for Division Five residents
Residents in Division 5 have the opportunity to participate in a new pilot program that aims to assist them build better communities.
Expressions of interest to participate in the Building Better Communities community leadership training course are being called from residents and groups keen to learn new skills to improve their confidence and create better opportunities for the community.
Deputy Mayor and Divisional Councillor Gordon Wallace, who funded the course in partnership with Council, said the course aims to help local residents identify their communities' needs and initiate change.
"Participants in the course will be able to grow and improve their group's activities while at the same time creating new initiatives for the community," Cr Wallace said.
"It's a valuable opportunity to build on the skills of local groups who already contribute so much to our local community."
The 20 hour course, usually run over a six week period, uses adult learning principles to create a friendly, interactive learning environment.
It is anticipated the program will be extended to other communities throughout the City in the new year.
To register for the free course, contact Terri Shine at Caloundra City Council on 5420 8729 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 16 December.
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