YACVic is committed to Actively involving young people in decision-making processes.youth participation, so we have many opportunities for young people aged 12-25 to be involved in our work. 

For early bird information as well as some exclusive opportunities, sign up to be a YACVic Young Member (it's free!). We also share a range of opportunities from YACVic and other organisations around Victoria in our monthly newsletters.

To learn more about our model for opportunities for young people, you can also read our Youth Participation page.

How can we improve rural youth programs?

Are you a young person (aged 12-25) living in rural or regional Victoria? Want to make sure your community gets the best youth services and support?

We would love to know the impact of YACVic Rural events, programs and services in your life and your community. Your answers will help us coordinate better projects with and for you.

Plus you can go into the running to win one of five $100 gift cards!

Free qualification pathways for young people (rural and regional)

If you’re a young person in regional and rural areas who wants to get involved in disaster recovery, you can have your emergency management qualification paid for and training organised by us!

You can develop new skills and join a team of young people leading the way in disaster risk, resilience and recovery.

Join our media spokespersons list

YACVic regularly elevates the voices of young people through media advocacy opportunities.

  • Want to speak up in the media about an issue that matters to you and your community, or about an experience you've had?
  • Do you want young people's voices to be heard?
  • Join our media spokespersons list and be the first to hear about media opportunities!
  • Note: these opportunities are remunerated on a case-by-case basis.

Have your voice heard on the YACVic blog

  • Do you have a story to share about being a young Victorian or working with young people?
  • Share your opinion with thousands of young people and youth workers across the Victorian youth sector.
  • Submissions are open on a rolling basis, voluntary opportunity.

Find out more

If you have any questions, comments or feedback about YACVic opportunities, please contact YACVic's Participation & Development Manager Sam Champion (he/him)  at SChampion@yacvic.org.au.