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headspace - Youth Advisory Committee Member, Fraser Coast

Wesley Mission Queensland

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  • headspace Hervey Bay - Shop 9/15 Central Avenue, Urraween, 4655; and/or
  • headspace Maryborough - Shop 2b/118 Lennox Street, Maryborough, 4650.

headspace Fraser Coast is currently seeking Youth Advisory Committee members who are volunteers aged 12-25. The group represents each state and territory and works with headspace to ensure young people's voices and opinions remain front and centre.

The Youth Advisory Committee is made up of a team of volunteers passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people. Hailing from all over Australia and a diverse set of backgrounds, many of the Youth Advisory Committee have experienced their own struggles but overcome them to become advocates of youth mental health.

The Youth Advisory Committee members, with support from headspace Fraser Coast staff:

  • Advise on various issues and topics relating to Youth Mental Health and the headspace Fraser Coast locations
  • Participating and assisting in activities
  • Providing peer support
  • Developing community awareness
  • Maintain and update resources
  • Participating in target group decisions
  • Participating in teleconferences, email, and Facebook discussions between in-person meetings and events to progress certain projects
  • Networking includes promoting the program through word of mouth and networking and leaving pamphlets at appropriate locations (e.g. community centres, etc).

As part of our team of dedicated volunteers, you will be provided with training and support to perform your role efficiently and safely, including the opportunity to develop your skills in the area of Youth Mental Health.

Youth Advisory Committee members must be available to attend meetings at headspace Hervey Bay in Urraween on Mondays between 4.30pm - 5.30pm or headspace Maryborough on Wednesdays between 5.00pm - 6.00pm.

headspace Fraser Coast is a lovely, welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people and learn great new skills that may assist you both personally and professionally. There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:

  • Great education opportunities
  • Supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Being part of a team that is making a difference in the lives of youth in our community.

We look forward to hearing from you!