Lead your community

Posted on 17 Sep 2019

Develop your leadership skills and build community resilience.

Apply to become a Community Resilience Leader and learn to support your neighbours to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. Leaders will receive tailored training and mentoring from organisations including the Red Cross and receive ongoing support from the City of Adelaide. Applications are open to residents of the city and North Adelaide.

What’s involved?

Leaders will champion the importance of taking individual action to prepare for emergencies.

Specialised training will be provided to leaders in how to prepare their community for an emergency, lead their community in recovery following an emergency, and adapt to the changing climate. The training will also help participants to enhance their communication skills and gain specialised skills in areas such as psychological first aid. 

Once trained, leaders will share information and resources with their community on the importance of taking individual action to prepare for emergencies.

Why apply?

Help build a strong and resilient city by connecting with your neighbours and networks.

Becoming a leader is free and provides you with access to specialised training and mentoring, and the opportunity to make a real difference in your community.

How do I apply?

  1. Ensure you are a city or North Adelaide resident before applying.
  2. Read the full position description to see if the role suits your skills and interests.
  3. Apply

This project was funded under the Natural Disaster Resilience Program by the South Australian State Government and the Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs. Views and findings associated with this initiative/project are expressed independently and do not necessarily represent the views of State and Commonwealth funding bodies.

Logo state gov support
Logo disaster resilient