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As a leadership development organisation we are seeking
applications from a broad mix of people who currently hold a
leadership position and want to improve their skills. This could be
a voluntary position, like a youth group, or a CEO of a
We can all be leaders in society and in our own communities.
This doesn't mean everyone running for parliament, but looking at
the community around them, the organisation they work in or the
college they go to, and considering what they can do to make it
better. Society thrives on active citizens and social capital. By
reclaiming the word 'leader' for all of us, and not just some
far-away elite, we give ourselves the opportunity to live in the
type of society that we want to, not the one we happen to find
ourselves in. This is not only empowering, but an exciting and
challenging way to discover new talents and meet new people.
We are looking for candidates who will contribute to the breadth
of experience and sector across a participant group.
When you apply for a Common Purpose programme, you need to
consider, and our Advisory Groups will take into account:
We ask everyone who comes on our programmes to respect the Common Purpose Conventions. These have been
developed over time and are based on our experience of running
courses and on feedback from participants. They are designed to
encourage open and constructive debate and discussion.
Our programmes are designed for a mix of people from a wide
range of backgrounds, sectors, and communities and this is
essential to the learning process and its outcomes. This has two
implications for your application:
For application details and programme dates, contact your local Common Purpose
Advisory Groups help our teams by keeping them up to date with
developments in their sector and their locality by making a
contribution to developing the leadership of the place they live or
Local Advisory Groups are advisory only. They have no legal,
financial, or managerial responsibility for Common Purpose. Nor are
they representative bodies. People on our Advisory Groups do so in
a voluntary and unpaid capacity which they are invited to take on
in their personal, rather than professional, roles.
We value diversity and constantly strive to provide equality of
opportunity as an employer and in the provision and delivery of all
our activities, including our programmes, websites and awards
We positively encourage applications from all sections of the
community and are working hard to ensure that our programmes and
services meet the requirements of people with disabilities. We have
a range of services that may be helpful.
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