Medium-term opportunities

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Perfect if you want to be involved in a regular program or project for between six months to one year if you want to be part of an ongoing team or play a central role in shaping longer-term projects.

Examples of medium-term opportunities: 

  • Event management project team
  • Free training events

Current opportunities:

FReeZA committee

Defrosted Events (FReeZA), is a program that supports young people to put on a range of events for young people from music and dance, to film, exhibitions, and gaming.

• Are you interested in the creative industries? 

• Do you have a passion for the arts?

• Do you want to learn how to put on events? 

Find out more about FReeZA committee

My Pride and Sage

These are two fortnightly groups for LGBTIQA+ young people in Maroondah. My Pride is for young people aged 10 to 13 years, Sage is for young people aged 14 to 18 years. You have an opportunity to connect with other young people, and celebrate your identity in a safe and supported space. More information, contact Rachelle Jones on 9294 5704 or youth@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Rural Rainbows Peer Group

Rural Rainbows is a fortnightly social group for young people who identify with the LGBTIQA+ community or are questioning. This is a chance to connect, have fun and chat in an inclusive, safe and supporting place.

Runs every second Wednesday, 5.00 to 7.00pm at the Lilydale Youth Hub. The next session is 27 April 2022 – you can just drop in, or for more information call EACH 5967 5800 or ruralrainbows@each.com.au

Craft youth group

There is a new free group craft space for young people in Ringwood. Held every second Friday 1 to 4pm between April and June 2022, it’s a place to chill out and be creative. There are lots of supplies and activities on offer, otherwise you can also BYO project. Register your interest to join here

Just Vibing online social group

There is an online social group for young people to engage in fun activities within a safe and inclusive space. Held every second Thursday in May and June, 4.30 to 6.30pm. The activities can include games, trivia, crafts, cooking, or anything you like! To join, contact Jodie Derrick from Each – Jodie.derrick@each.com.au or 0460 343 809

Lived Experience Advisors

The Royal Children’s Hospital are looking for young people (over 15 years), and families, carers, and supporters in who have experience of mental health challenges and recovery. Advisors are paid $83.60 an hour for their expertise and will have access to supports to make ensure they are in a safe and supportive environment.

More information and register here

Contact

Please feel free to contact the Youth Development team at 9294 6716 or youth@yarraranges.vic.gov.au if you have any questions.