Consumers Leading in Governance – Information for Participants

Consumers Leading in Governance is an exciting pilot program for emerging consumer who are ready to take the next step in their consumer leadership journey. Its objective is to build capacity of mental health consumers to participate in the leadership and governance arrangements across the new mental health system.

The program is comprised of two components: a training component and a placement component. The training component will be delivered online over one of two possible sessions:

• 28 April 2022, 29 April 2022, 2 May 2022, 3 May 2022

• 12 May 2022, 13 May 2022, 16 May 2022, 17 May 2022

Eligible participants for the program are persons with lived experience of mental health challenges and/or emotional distress, as well as strong consumer participation and/or lived experience workforce experience.

Applications will close at 11:55pm on the 20th of February 2022. Late Applications will not be accepted.

Applications will be shortlisted and successful applicants will be required to attend an interview with the VMIAC selection panel in late February/early March.

For more information about the program and eligibility criteria please see this flyer (PDF link).

For any questions, contact governance@vmiac.org.au

Sponsorship Opportunities for Organisations

If you are an organisation interested in sponsoring the program or offering a placement:

Click here for sponsor information

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