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Koorie Youth Council

Koorie Youth Council (KYC) is the representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Victoria. Guided by our Executive of up to 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and our state-wide network, KYC values the diversity and strength of young people as decision-makers. KYC advocates to government and community to advance the rights and representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.

Eligibility: To apply for the Executive, you must be:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person residing in Victoria.
  • Aged between 16 – 25 at time of application.
  • Passionate about KYC’s vision of “Koorie Youth collectively creating our future so that all young people feel safe, seen and heard.”
  • Available to attend six meetings a year (on a Saturday) including one regional weekend.
  • Attend and support the delivery of the annual Koorie Youth Summit
  • Ability to commit to other active involvement in KYC work, including but not limited to: engaging online through email and groups chats, representation at workshops/conferences etc.

This is a voluntary role with remuneration and incentives provided where possible, including professional development opportunities. KYC are supportive of you learning and developing skills and will cover expenses like travel to Melbourne from regional areas.