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Youth Advisory Group


2018 YAG Membership - Calling all young people!

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Are you aged between 12 and 25 years and interested in being a voice for young people in our Shire?

Mount Alexander Shire Council is seeking new members for its 2018 Youth Advisory Group (YAG). The group provides input into Council decisions and strategies, develops local youth initiatives, and helps to identify issues and solutions on matters relevant to young people.

Along with making a positive difference to the community, YAG members receive training in areas such as public speaking and leadership. The group is also responsible for assessing Council’s Quick Response Youth Grants for young people.

Any young person living in the Shire aged between 12 and 25 years can apply to become a member. Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 3.45 - 5.30pm during school terms.

To apply, download an application form here.

For more information email Shannon at youth@mountalexander.vic.gov.au or phone 5471 1826.

Applications close by Friday 18 June 2018.

What is YAG?

The Mount Alexander Shire Youth Advisory Group is a group of local young people aged between 12 and 25 years that:

- Provide input into council decisions, strategies and plans
- Help Council to better engage with young people
- Help identify issues and solutions relevant to young people
- Develop leadership skills through training and delivering projects/events
- Assess Council's Quick Response Youth Grants

We are always looking for new members for the Youth Advisory Group, so if you are aged between 12 and 25 and live in Mount Alexander Shire, contact us to find out how to join.

For more information contact the Youth Development Team at youth@mountalexander.vic.gov.au or call 5471 1700.

Council's Youth Advisory Group is supported through the Victorian State Government Engage! 2015-2017 Program

Victorian State Government
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