Note: Wyndham City Youth Services is currently not recruiting volunteer members.

Youth services has a range of different volunteer opportunities that support the development of a wide range of skills including leadership, event planning and advocacy. Youth Volunteer opportunities are available for young people aged 15-25.

For more information contact:

The current volunteer opportunities that Youth Services offer are:

Youth Representative Volunteers

Paradox FReeZA Crew

Paradox FReeZA Crew, is a group of young people from 15 - 25 years of age, who assist in running drug, alcohol, and smoke free live music events, skate competitions, podcasts and training sessions. They get together at the Youth Resource Centre on a weekly basis to plan, develop and discuss live music and other events.

The Paradox FReeZA Crew focuses on developing young people’s skills and providing experience in event management, marketing and promotion, sound production, lighting and podcasting with opportunities to network with industry professionals.

Young people will be appropriately trained for their specific area of interest by industry professionals and their peers.

Previous alumni from Wyndham’s FReeZA program have gone onto be successful touring musicians, have entered tertiary study within the Music Industry and Event Management fields, have gained employment with Event Production businesses and in some cases have grown into successful Youth Workers.

For more information, please contact youthvolunteers@wyndham.vic.gov.au.

Youth Task Force

The Youth Task Force is a group of young leaders who advise Council as representatives of Wyndham’s young people, Youth Task Force meets regularly to advocate on youth issues such as Mental Health, Access & Inclusion, Body Image, Education & Employment etc. in Wyndham.

This group is for aspiring young leaders that want to represent young people in their community and act as a point of reference to council. Youth Task Force is involved with many community projects, consultations and events within council.

The skills that could be gained in the Youth Task Force  are leadership, advocacy, event management, project management, marketing & Networking. Some of the recent projects Youth Task Force have delivered are the Youth Summit, Ongoing  (planning the Youth Summit), advocacy (completing Loop consultations on behalf of young people)  and project management ( Book of Stuff Youth Directory development and marketing, Way Out West event facilitation).

For more information, please contact youthvolunteers@wyndham.vic.gov.au.

Youth Multicultural Group

Wyndham City Council’s Youth Multicultural Group is dedicated to those from a first generation Australian, migrant, refugee or asylum seeker background. If you are aged 15 –25, identify from one of the above backgrounds and live, work or study in Wyndham you are eligible to join our group.

The Multicultural Group works on a range of projects including events, workshops and forums. The focus of these projects is to raise awareness of other cultures and promote tolerance within our community. New skills you can learn include leadership skills, event management, project management, creative skills both in traditional and digital forms as well as advocacy and development, for both yourself and your community.

Additional opportunities include projects with external stakeholders and work experience pathways.

For more information, please contact youthvolunteers@wyndham.vic.gov.au.

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