Spirit of Leadership 2020

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • Wednesday, November 04, 2020
  • 6:00 PM
  • BeneHouse, 125 George St, Doncaster East


SOL: Spirit of Leadership 

Leading by Prophetic Example

Young Muslims in Victoria are invited to be part of a new and unique leadership training program.   Join the Spirit of Leadership, a program which will deliver holistic leadership training for young and talented leaders. The program aims to provide spiritual leadership, encompassing the virtues and essence of Islam through the Prophetic model, with a focus on Ihsan (working with excellence), Rahma (dealing with people through compassion, kindness, mercy, inclusion and diversity) and Khidma (in service to the community).

What will the program involve?

This program is delivered by Benevolence Australia. This rare opportunity will give participants the chance to become leaders who are driven by their values, skills, experiences and self-awareness.

Participants will:

  • Develop foundational understanding of leadership enriched with the teachings of leadership in Islam

  • Enhance leadership skills as part of a leader's retreat program

  • Obtain practical experience in leadership and project management through active involvement in projects

  • Network and participate in panel discussions with successful Muslim leaders

  • Experience leadership through field trips to community and broader community organisations

Can I apply?

SOL is open to young men and women who:

  • live in Victoria 

  • identify as a Muslim youth (18-28)

  • are currently involved in a Muslim social group, association or community center

We highly encourage youth from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How do I apply?

  • Please complete our online application form : 


For further information, please read our FAQ page or contact us at: 


What is the Program Format?

In the 8-month course, students will be required to compulsorily take part in a series of activities including:

  • Orientation and induction day introducing participants to key community leaders (April 2020) 

  • 6 leadership workshops focusing on leadership development, communication skills and the virtues and essence of being a leader in Islam (April-November 2020)
  • Active participation in community projects guided by expert community leaders (April-November 2020)
  • 1 SOL leaders iftar – breaking fast ( May 2020)
  • 3 field trips to community organisations to experience leadership in practice (May-October 2020)
  • SOL weekend retreat program (July 2020)
  • Graduation ceremony and presentations (November 2020)

What is the commitment?

The program involves active participation in a series of activities over 8 months. On average over the course of 8 months, the time commitment will be approximately 4 hours per week. 

When do I apply?

Applications close on March 4th 2020. Participants will be contacted by phone to come for an interview in person at Bene House after this date.  The SOL program will commence in April 2020.

*Interviews will be conducted between  05/03/20- 10/03/20


All successful applicants will receive full sponsorship to the SOL program.

*SOL program will be conducted in Melbourne. Successful participants from Regional Victoria will need to cover their own costs for transportation.

More information

For further information, please contact us at:info@benevolenceaustralia.org

Applications close on Wednesday 4TH March 2020


If you have any queries, please contact us at info@benevolenceaustralia.org

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