YMCA Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
Our YMCA Youth Advisory Council (YAC) program runs annually for a period of 12-months. Young people aged 16 – 21 years who live, work or study in Manningham who have an interest in making a positive impact in their local community can apply to join our YAC program.
Our YAC members meet formally once a month and participate in a range of other leadership and community projects throughout their term as young leaders. This may include acting as a consultative ‘youth voice’ for Council projects, and participating in volunteer activities. Participants in the program receive training in various skills that include:
Throughout their 12-month term, there are also loads of opportunities for fun team-building activities as well as being given the opportunity to attend YMCA Victoria’s "You Know Why" Leadership Camp.
WE WANT YOU!
To become a YAC member, you can register your interest by filling out the form below and one of our youth workers will contact you directly. All YAC members receive a certificate of participation at their graduation dinner at the conclusion of their 12-month term.