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Portals dedicated to seniors.

The local community leaders are

also necessary to make positive changes in the local communities. They are an integral part of their community. They are “in the middle” and because of that, they know what exactly is needed, what are the opportunities, resources, but also weaknesses of their community.

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Project timeline

Important dates for progress of the project
  • November 2019 The Handbook - Guide Part 1

    Elaboration of the Handbook and Guide.
  • January 2020The training for local community leaders.

    Elaborating of the training for local community leaders.
  • September 2020The Handbook - Guide Part 2

    Elaborating the mentoring method between the local leaders.


Frequently Asked Questions

1What are the 6 traits of leadership?
6 Traits of Effective Leaders:
- Integrity/dependability/drive.
- This characteristic includes endurance and enthusiasm.
- Self-confidence.
- Someone with a noticeable bearing or presence who has the ability to influence others and pursue goals will be a good leader.
- Desire to influence others.
- Ethical and moral character.
- Intelligence.
- Relevant knowledge.
2What are the five leadership skills?
- Self-development: leaders should prioritize a half-hour a week to focus on themselves, whether that means learning something new or taking time to plan for the week ahead.
- Team development: Equally as important as your own development is the development of your team members.
- Strategic thinking and acting: remain nimble and responsive to change, which is why strategic thinking are among the most highly effective leaders.
- Ethical practice and civic-mindedness: Ethics and civic mindedness are often dictated by the organization through written policies and procedures that leaders should learn and periodically reference.
- Innovation: innovation needs to be an organizational priority - and this type of culture starts at the top.
- It’s easy for leaders to get stuck in a rut performing their everyday responsibilities because people are creatures of habit.
3How do you lead a community group?
Do:
- Model the behavior and attitudes you want group members to employ.
- Use encouraging body language and tone of voice, as well as words.
- Give positive feedback for joining the discussion.
- Be aware of people’s reactions and feelings, and try to respond appropriately.
- Ask open-ended questions.
- Control your own biases.
4What makes a good leader?
“A great leader posses a clear vision, is courageous, has integrity, honesty, humility and clear focus. Great leaders help people reach their goals, are not afraid to hire people that might be better than them and take pride in the accomplishments of those they help along the way.”
5What are the qualities of community leaders?
“Community leadership is the courage, creativity and capacity to inspire participation, development and sustainability for strong communities.”
6What are the 3 types of community?
There are three main types of communities; urban, suburban and rural.
- The rural community can be characterized as a natural phenomenon.
- Every society has a rural community, no matter how distinct their culture or pattern of social life is.
- People who have extreme similarities in objectives and ambitions of living, shape up a community that is a product of natural, free will.
- Suburban communities are often perceived as intermediate to rural and urban communities.
- That is why it is known as “suburban.”
- An urban community is often perceived as the opposite of a rural community.
- The lifestyle of an urban community is highly impersonal, complex, and heterogeneous in their identities and lifestyle.
7What are community leaders responsibilities?
The role of community leaders is key in creating initial project ideas as well as sharing them with the community members in order to mobilise support, also creating a sense of membership within the community (McMillan and Chavis, 1986).