2017 recruitment application form

Calling all emerging young leaders (18 – 25 year olds)

The 2017 recruitment applications for the Youth Action Group (YAG) are now open. 

What will you receive?

  • The opportunity to network with – and learn from – other emerging and established leaders in Melbourne
  • Opportunities to influence community attitudes and social policy
  • Expert briefings on major social issues, including current trends in youth issues
  • Individualised leadership training and mentoring

What does it take?


  • Regularly attend, and actively participate in, meetings as decided by the YAG
  • Contribute to the development of campaigns, projects, strategies and events that relate to the YAG’s work
  • Maintain the momentum of the projects
  • Stretch yourself and work cooperatively with a wide range of people

Personal Qualities

  • Open minded and good communication skills
  • Ability to work well within a group setting
  • Enthusiastic and supportive of the work of the YAG and Melbourne City Mission
  • Strong social conscience and desire to make a difference in the lives of young people in Melbourne


  • Attendance at YAG meetings (approximately a minimum of 2 hours a week or fortnight as determined by the group)
  • Attend training and development opportunities.

Applications close on 31 January 2017.

Youth Action Group Application Form 2017

Please provide details of someone who can provide a reference for you. It should not be a friend or relative, but rather someone you know through work/school/community work.

Thank you for applying to be a part of the Youth Action Group 2017. We will be in touch with you to set up an interview time in early February.