Youth Advisory Council

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Youth Advisory Council

Calls for Expression of Interest


Wattle Range Council is looking for young people aged 12-24 who live in the Wattle Range Council area to join its Youth Advisory Council.

About you

  • Be aged at least 12, and be no older than 24 at the date of submitting the EOI (Applicants over 18 must provide a working with children check)
  • Live in Wattle Range Council
  • Have an interest in the wellbeing of young people, youth events and activities, leadership and helping others in the community
  • Can think ‘big picture’
  • Young people who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally and linguistically diverse, young people living with a disability and members of the LGBTIQ+ community are encouraged to apply


What’s in it for you?

Free training in topics such as:

  • Public Speaking
  • Media Training/awareness
  • Leadership
  • Resilience and overcoming adversity
  • Financial Literacy (budgeting)
  • Team Building session at Noorla-Yo Long
  • Get involved in your local community
  • Meet other young people passionate about youth wellbeing, services & events
  • Influence Council decisions
  • Be mentored by the Mayor and senior Council staff
  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment and personal references
  • It will be fun, great for your CV and personal development and a great excuse to meet new people.


What do you have to do?

  • Commit to regular meetings (up to monthly) for 8 month (day of the week and time will be negotiated with the successful members)
  • Be the voice of youth in your community
  • Be inclusive and considerate of the needs of all young people within the community
  • Be willing to be actively involved in conversations and contribute to discussions
  • Be willing to assist with planning and running youth events


Expressions of Interest close 5pm on Friday, 8 March 2024.


Youth Advisory Council

Calls for Expression of Interest


Wattle Range Council is looking for young people aged 12-24 who live in the Wattle Range Council area to join its Youth Advisory Council.

About you

  • Be aged at least 12, and be no older than 24 at the date of submitting the EOI (Applicants over 18 must provide a working with children check)
  • Live in Wattle Range Council
  • Have an interest in the wellbeing of young people, youth events and activities, leadership and helping others in the community
  • Can think ‘big picture’
  • Young people who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally and linguistically diverse, young people living with a disability and members of the LGBTIQ+ community are encouraged to apply


What’s in it for you?

Free training in topics such as:

  • Public Speaking
  • Media Training/awareness
  • Leadership
  • Resilience and overcoming adversity
  • Financial Literacy (budgeting)
  • Team Building session at Noorla-Yo Long
  • Get involved in your local community
  • Meet other young people passionate about youth wellbeing, services & events
  • Influence Council decisions
  • Be mentored by the Mayor and senior Council staff
  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment and personal references
  • It will be fun, great for your CV and personal development and a great excuse to meet new people.


What do you have to do?

  • Commit to regular meetings (up to monthly) for 8 month (day of the week and time will be negotiated with the successful members)
  • Be the voice of youth in your community
  • Be inclusive and considerate of the needs of all young people within the community
  • Be willing to be actively involved in conversations and contribute to discussions
  • Be willing to assist with planning and running youth events


Expressions of Interest close 5pm on Friday, 8 March 2024.


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