Youth Advisory Committee - Applications for Membership

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Applications are currently being sought for members of Shoalhaven City Council’s Youth Advisory Committee.

This is an exciting opportunity to bring your experiences and ideas and offer a fresh and unique perspective to the Committee. The Youth Advisory Committee is an inclusive space which allows individuals from diverse and varied backgrounds to work together to drive change for the young people of Shoalhaven and have an impact on how they live, work and play in our community.

The Committee is looking for young people who:

  • are aged between 15 to 21
  • are passionate about having an impact on the lives

Applications are currently being sought for members of Shoalhaven City Council’s Youth Advisory Committee.

This is an exciting opportunity to bring your experiences and ideas and offer a fresh and unique perspective to the Committee. The Youth Advisory Committee is an inclusive space which allows individuals from diverse and varied backgrounds to work together to drive change for the young people of Shoalhaven and have an impact on how they live, work and play in our community.

The Committee is looking for young people who:

  • are aged between 15 to 21
  • are passionate about having an impact on the lives of young people in the Shoalhaven region
  • are interested in being an advocate for young people in the community
  • have an interest in local government and its role in the community
  • would like to improve and develop skills in advocacy, leadership, problem-solving, communication, decision making and presenting
  • are motivated to drive change through local government
  • are available to attend quarterly meetings.

Role of the Committee

  • represent the interests and views of young people to Council and the Community
  • provide an opportunity for young people to discuss young people's concerns and issues
  • provide a way for young people to be represented at organisations and various Government agencies to request appropriate action to improve facilities and services available to young people
  • give young people experience in Local Government and community affairs
  • create greater awareness and appreciation within the general community of the needs and talents of young people
  • provide a mechanism for young people to address youth issues themselves.

How to apply

Please complete the below application form by 4pm Monday 4 January 2021.

Alternatively, a printed copy of the form is available by contacting Carly McWalters via the contact details below.

Reach Out

Need help completing your application or require interpretive services? Not sure about applying but curious to know more? Feel free to chat with Council's Community Development Officer, Carly McWalters: phone 02 4429 3418 or email carly.mcwalters@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Please complete your application to join the Youth Advisory Committee by 4pm Monday 4 January 2021.

    If you need help, have any questions, or would like a printed copy of the form, please contact carly.mcwalters@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au or call 02 4429 3418.

    Privacy Notification: Shoalhaven City Council is collecting the information on this application form in order to ensure correct contact information for the distribution of Business Papers and committee related business. Contact information collected will be used solely by Council staff for the stated purpose. The supply of this information is voluntary and individuals may apply for access to, or correction of, their personal information at any time.

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