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Divisional Youth Advisory Commitee Representative - WA

Apply now Role no: 495130
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: 1 - 4 hours per week
Location: Perth

  • Ongoing, minimum of 4hrs p/month for meetings and 1-2 hrs per week for project support (as required)
  • Flexible times and dates, some evening or weekend commitment may be required (such as meetings and workshops).

The program

The Western Australian Youth Advisory Committee (WAYAC) operates at the direction of the Divisional Advisory Board (DAB). This role is to advise Australian Red Cross on national and local matters from a youth perspective. 

The opportunity

Utilise your professional expertise, knowledge and skills as well as life experience and interests to support informed decision making and good governance at Red Cross. 

You will provide advice from a youth perspective on any significant matters, making recommendations, reviewing Red Cross policies and strategies relating to young people. This may involve research tasks, project support, meeting with staff and key stakeholders and creation of new opportunities for young people.

Australian Red Cross provides a supportive environment for the professional development of our volunteers to perform this role.

The impact

Volunteering in this role will help to shape the engagement of young people, the provision and access to services for young people and help to build on the humanitarian work of Red Cross. 

Through volunteering as a representative on the Youth Advisory Committee (WA), you will establish new networks, have the opportunity for further volunteering and engagement roles with Red Cross and positively impact the lives of people accessing our programs.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File VRD - Youth Advisory Committee (WA).pdf or contact Jonathan Richards on 0477331696 or at

Please note: you will be required to upload a recent copy of your CV and a cover letter to complete this application.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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