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NSW Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Member

Apply now Role no: 497186
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: 1 - 4 hours per week
Location: Regional NSW

  • 12 month term with the opportunity to extend for another 12 months
  • Average of 2-3 hours per week
  • Meetings face-to-face or via videoconference 
  • NSW based (location flexible)
  • Join the World’s largest humanitarian network

The program
The NSW Youth Advisory Committee (NSW YAC) is a governance committee of the Australian Red Cross and made up of up to 12 young people under the age of 30. The NSW YAC supports the organisation through the planning and delivery of youth related campaigns and events in NSW. The NSW YAC is responsible for advising the NSW Board and staff, designing and delivering youth engagement and mobilisation initiatives, and promoting the work of Australian Red Cross.

The opportunity
The role suits someone under the age of 30 who can commit to attending monthly meetings (face-to-face or via videoconference), lead projects and complete associated tasks outside of meeting times. You will be able to develop and implement projects based on your own skill areas and interests and work both collaboratively and independently. To be successful in this role you will have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including a capacity to work effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds. 

Young people from across NSW from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, young people with disabilities, and young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The impact
As a member of the NSW YAC, you will provide advice and share your ideas on innovative ways to get young people involved in humanitarian action in NSW. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the position description Download File VRD_Volunteer YAC Member NSW FY22.pdf or contact Samantha Ma on 0421 373 086.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people in regional NSW, as well as young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

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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