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.

Not a Spectator Sport(7717 kb)

 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Behaviour guidelines and responsibilities

Meander Valley Youth Activity Registration Form 2018(243 kb)

Meander Valley School Holiday Program - January - February 2018(814 kb)

Lees Paddock Bush Walk - Meander Valley Youth Activity Consent Form(160 kb)

Mountain Bike Camp at Derby - Meander Valley Youth Activity Consent Form(160 kb)

Kayaking Huntsman Lake - Meander Valley Youth Activity Consent Formf(160 kb)

 

STEPPING STONES LEADERSHIP CAMP

Are you 12-25 years of age and up for a challenge?

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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 vicki.jordan@mvc.tas.gov.au

Camps are run three times a year and cater for different age groups. This event is drug and alcohol free.

2017 CAMP DATES

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....

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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.

CRLA Brochure

A CRLA program will run in 2016 (bi-annually) subject to numbers. Expressions of interest are invited. For further information please contact vicki.jordan@mvc.tas.gov.au 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: 

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COMMENTS AND ENQUIRIES

Please contact us to make enquiries or suggest ways in which we might improve our community development service.
Comments & Enquiries

 
 
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