Cockburn Youth Leadership Program

The Cockburn Youth Leadership Program is a leadership workshop designed for students and young leaders who:

  • Live, study, volunteer, recreate or work in the City of Cockburn
  • Aged 15–24 years
  • Don’t feel heard and are passionate about making a change in the world
  • Want to become a changemaker and advocate.
The program is centred around:
  • Introduction to advocacy
  • Pathways to changemaking
  • Changemaking 101
  • Ideas in action.

Program Dates

The Cockburn Youth Leadership Program will be held on Tuesdays May 2,9,16 and 23 from 4-5pm at the Youth Centre.

How do I sign up?

To register, complete the application form below.

Cockburn Youth Leadership Program Application Form

What does the program include? 

The workshop will focus on a range of topics, including:

• Opportunities for advocacy at an individual, organisational, and systemic level
• Presentation by three to four young changemakers who have chosen to create change/advocate for different causes in a variety of different ways, such as entrepreneurship, advocacy, and intrapreneurship
• Identifying your own personal strengths, experiences, skills, and passions and exploring how they could be combined/connected to different changemaking pathways
• Build on your ideas and develop a short pitch for the problem you have chosen to work on
• Create a roadmap and accountability strategy for putting your ideas into practice beyond the workshops.

More information and contact

Please contact the Youth Development Officer for more information on the Cockburn Youth Leadership Program on 08 9411 3882 or via email.



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.