Applying

2019 Melbourne Program


  • Applications open at 5:00pm on Monday 23 July 2018
  • Close at 11:55pm on Sunday 19 August 2018
  • Program launch event held on Tuesday 05 February 2019

2019 Sydney Program


  • Applications open at Monday 06 August 2018
  • Close at 11:55pm on Sunday 02 September 2018
  • Program launch event held on Wednesday 6 February 2019

If you are between the ages of 25 and 40, committed to values-based leadership and to giving back to the community and if you are keen to participate in a unique and transformational leadership program, click on the link below to apply for the Program offered in your city of residence.

There is a non-refundable application-processing fee of $50 for all applicants except corporate-sponsored candidates and candidates who have been allocated a code. This fee covers the administrative cost of processing your application. We are unable to consider your application until this fee is paid. To enable applicants to complete their payment, there are instructions, which can be found at the conclusion of the application form.

Key Dates

Date Description
05/08/2018 Applications Open for 2019 Sydney Program
02/09/2018 Applications Close for 2019 Sydney Program
10/09/2018 2019 Sydney Candidate Interviews with The Observership Program commence
17/09/2018 2019 Sydney Candidate Matching and Interviews with NFPs commences
07/12/2018 Placements for 2019 Sydney Program Confirmed
06/02/2019 2019 Sydney Program Launch
20/02/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Duties and Responsibilities for NFP Directors
06/03/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Finance for NFP Directors
21/03/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Strategy for NFP Directors
03/04/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Risk for NFP Directors
22/05/2019 Professional Development Session and Networking - Guest Speaker
14/08/2019 Professional Development Session and Networking - Guest Speaker
13/11/2019 End of Year Networking Cocktails

Key Dates

Date Description
23/07/2018 Applications Open for 2019 Melbourne Program
19/08/2018 Applications Close for 2019 Melbourne Program
27/08/2018 2019 Melbourne Candidate Interviews with The Observership Program commence
03/09/2018 2019 Melbourne Candidate Matching and Interviews with NFPs commences
30/11/2018 2019 Melbourne Program Placements Confirmed
05/02/2019 2019 Melbourne Program Launch
13/02/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Duties and Responsibilities for NFP Directors
27/02/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Finance for NFP Directors
14/03/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Strategy for NFP Directors
28/03/2019 Professional Development Workshop - Risk for NFP Directors
30/05/2019 Professional Development Session and Networking - Guest Speaker
08/08/2019 Professional Development Session and Networking - Guest Speaker
21/11/2019 End of Year Networking Cocktails