Cockburn Youth Leadership Program

The Cockburn Youth Leadership Program, developed by David Castelanelli, is an eight week leadership program designed for students and youth leaders who:

  • Live, study or work in the City of Cockburn,
  • Aged 15–18 years

The program is centred around three pillars of leadership development:
  • Selfless leadership
  • Resilience and grit
  • Results

Program Dates

The Cockburn Youth Leadership Program runs over eight sessions between October to December. All sessions are held on Thursdays from 5–6pm at the Cockburn Youth Centre.

  • October 15, 22 & 29
  • November 5, 12, 19 & 26
  • December 3

How do I sign up?

To register, complete the application form below.

Cockburn Youth Leadership Program Application Form


What does the program include? 

Each of the eight face-to-face workshops focus on a different topic, outlined below:
  1. Background to Leadership & Styles of Leadership
  2. Selfless Leadership & Ego
  3. Leadership Goals
  4. Public Speaking
  5. Future Focus & Opportunities – Interviews & Applications
  6. Sleep, Breaks and Naps
  7. Resilience
  8. Conclusion & Presentation

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.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

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

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.