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Volunteer Youth Advisory Committee Member – ACT

Apply now Role no: 495733
Availability: Evenings, Weekends
Time involved: 1 hour per week
Location: Canberra

  • Ongoing, minimum of 1 year commitment
  • 1 hour per week.

The program
The ACT Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) exists to advise Australian Red Cross on Australian society matters from a youth perspective as well as support humanitarian action initiatives on a local, state/territory, national and international level.

The opportunity 
This role will suit someone between the ages of 18 to 30 years old who is an enthusiastic team player, has strong initiative and a willingness to give back to their local community.

This role requires someone who can commit around 1 hour a week on ad-hoc events and project coordination as well as attending one evening meeting a month, either in person or through teleconference.

The impact
As a member of the ACT YAC, you will have the opportunity to work with a team of young humanitarians who work with the wider Red Cross as well as the local ACT community to offer support to community initiatives and national projects.

Red Cross will ensure that you have training, ongoing support and access to opportunities within the World's largest humanitarian network.

Please note that in order to apply for this role you will need to submit a CV. Instead of your CV you can also upload a 500 word summary as to why you would like to join the YAC, what experience working with the community you would bring and lastly what are some projects you would be keen to work on.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File ACT Youth Advisory Committee - General Member - Volunteer Role Description 2.pdf or contact Clariana Rodrigues on 02 6234 7640.

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

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern 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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