Neighbourhood Leadership Institute searching for local leaders
- by pelia
- Thursday, January 09 2014 @ 10:39 AM CST
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Do you and someone you know have an idea for a community project, but just don't know how to move it from thought to reality? Then Hamilton's Neighbourhood Leadership Institute (NLI) wants to hear from you!
Beginning in February 2014, the HLI, a partnership with the Hamilton Community Foundation and Mohawk College, will be offering training and resource support to help citizens in Hamilton's downtown neighbourhoods get their community project started.
Pairs of participants develop leadership skills in areas such as project management, conflict resolution, communication, grant writing, public speaking, working with others, self-advocacy, and leading teams. Training is engaging and active, and encourages exploration and connection with others from the downtown Hamilton community.
Because of the partnerships with Mohawk and the HCF, participants are eligible for college-level credentials, and can apply for a small grant to get the project off the ground. The NLI will offer eight leadership training sessions every two weeks for four months. Training is free and open to all residents of Beasley, over the age of 18.
The NLI is looking for residents of these neighbourhoods who are:
If this is you, visit the NLI webpage, and submit your application by January 17, 2014. Questions? Please contact Sarah Glen, NLI Coordinator, at email@example.com
- Dedicated to building community
- Passionate about their project idea
- Open to develop the skills they need to move their project idea or existing project forward