ID: 151574

Youth Advisory Committee Member (ages 15 to 22)

Young People Regular - more than 6 months Across: St Kilda VIC, Elwood VIC, Port Melbourne VIC, South Melbourne VIC, Albert Park VIC, Middle Park VIC, Balaclava VIC

About this opportunity

Traditionally a face-to-face program, City of Port Phillip's Youth Advisory Committee has moved to the online space in a purely advisory role. Time commitment is 90 minutes per fortnight, where you will help advise Council about issues affecting young people, and will be asked to give feedback on Council's plans and initiatives.

  • Act as an advisory committee to Council on issues that are important to young people in the City of Port Phillip
  • Assist with and advise Council on consultation processes with young people
  • Consider issues of importance and develop recommendations to be presented to Council
  • Ensure the views and concerns of the young people in Port Phillip are put forward, represented and considered

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Minimum requirement is a 1.5 hour webinar (with some face-to-face meetings, restrictions dependent) each fortnight, to be held between March and September 2021. Meetings are held outside of school hours (5pm start on a Tuesday).

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis