Community Development Programs
Not a Spectator Sport
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.
Streetwise Skateboarding - Hadspen & Westbury
Streetwise is a national learn to skateboard program/workshop with equipment provided. It is free fun and for everyone. Registrations are taken on the day. Participants under 18 need parent/guardian to sign the registration form. Visit sba.org.au/hubs to download a registration form and to find out more or contact SbA by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
More workshops will be advertised in due course. This series starts on the 1st December 2012 and runs through to 22nd June 2013.
School Holiday Program - April 2013
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.
- General Pamphlet
- Autumn Class Program starting 20 May 2013
YOUNG PERSONS STRATEGY STATEMENT 2008-2011
Meander Valley Council and the Department of Health and Human Services work in partnership to deliver a service to young people as outlined below:
COMMUNITY RECREATION LEADER'S AWARD (CRLA)
The CRLA is a training program to extend 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. Participation involves 33 contact hours.
The CRLA has been developed through a partnership between the Department of Education, Sport and Recreation Tasmania and local government councils.
A CRLA program will run from 6th May until the end of June 2013 subject to numbers. For further information please contact email@example.com or on 0400 155 690
STEPPING STONES CAMP
Are you in Grades 9-12 and up for a challenge?
Stepping Stones Leadership Camp
1 - 3 March 2013
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.
A Stepping Stones Leadership Camp for young people in Grades 9-12, who are associated with the Meander Valley, will be held 1 March - 3 March 2013. Numbers are limited so remember to secure your place.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Camps are run three times a year and cater for different age groups. This event is drug and alcohol free.
WORKING WELL WITH YOUNG PEOPLE
Working Well With Young People..
… is a free orientation program to youth work. It is aimed at helping adults to better understand the needs of young people and to work more effectively with them. It consists of two evening sessions to be held at the Westbury Town Hall Supper Room on Wednesday 23 and Wednesday 30 October 2013 from 7.00 – 9.30pm. 15 places are available.
This program is delivered by Meander Valley Council and supported by the Community Development Division of the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
For further details please contact Patrick Gambles on 6393 5300 or email@example.com
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