Leadership Development Programme (LDP)
About the LDP
The Leadership Development Programme (LDP) is a programme run by the Volunteer Training Group. It aims to develop volunteers leadership knowledge, skills and capabilities in order to become highly effective future DOP and organisational leaders.
Programme Duration: One year
Participants: DOP Members looking to develop their leadership potential. In particular, Chartered members, or those near to completion, would benefit from the LDP
Format: Three two-day residential workshops supported by ongoing individual and peer learning activities.
Location: The three residential workshops will take place in various locations across the United Kingdom, from Friday to Saturday.
Information before applying
Please note the following before completing the application form:
You will be asked to give a personal statement of no more than 500 words, including responses to the following questions:
Please think about these questions carefully before completing the application form.
The application form takes approximately an hour to complete and needs to be completed in one sitting, so please make sure you have enough time to complete this.
Previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply.
Trainees are required to attend three residential programmes. Each session is two days, Friday and Saturday. The dates and locations will be confirmed each year when the progra,me is advertised.
Attending the residential sessions is a key requirement and therefore, if you are unable to do this, you should not apply.
Please note the 2017/2018 programme is under review.
If you have any queries, please contact [email protected]
Further information can be found below: