WHO WE ARE
Leadership Victoria is a community-based organization committed to developing, supporting, and celebrating community leaders who help make our city great. Since 2001, we have become the go-to organization for community leadership development in Greater Victoria. Our volunteer board members, coaches, mentors, facilitators, and program partners put their collective skills and expertise to work in developing Victoria's emerging generation of leaders.
Since its inception, Leadership Victoria has graduated over 388 participants who have completed 73 community action projects, leaving a tangible legacy in our community.
Growing community leadership.
Community leaders changing the world. Starting here.
Local - We Focus Local
We know our home and who is here in this place. We are driven to make our home better knowing the best solution to local problems is from the local community.
Valued - We Inspire Hope
We are confident in local leaders to initiate a compelling vision to invent the future. Our goal posts are excellence and we believe leadership can be taught and measured.
Collaborative - We Connect Influencers
We connect and collaborate with others to make things happen. We know good ideas dies until leaders' crowd-source the wisdom of the community and initiate action.
Fun - We Lead the Celebration
We cannot wait to celebrate local success and share them with others. We work to create a 'positive infection' of inspiration so others will be inspired to also step up.
Inclusive - We Open Doors
We rely on people who help us see the world in different ways. We value inclusion, diversity and equity; and believe that anyone can become a community leader.
Accountable - We Take Action
We take on responsibilities and follow through on them. We are brave, committed to tackling the difficult, and practise what we teach when we don't measure up.
Dedicated - We stick together
We work at friendship and getting to know one another. Building kind relationships allows us to be vulnerable and to generously trust our team.
How We Meet Our Vision
Leadership Victoria believes the future of our community is in our hands. We are accountable for developing new leaders and ensuring the current generation passes on its skills to promising up-and-coming generations. Our community faces many challenges, and experienced leaders are required more than ever to tackle those challenges head-on. The successes of Leadership Victoria to teach new leaders through hands-on, tangible community legacies and an engaged network of active community leaders putting their skills to the test every day is two decades strong.