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Photo of young people from the Koori Youth Council

Paid work in the youth sector

The best place to look for work in the youth sector will vary depending on the type of work you are looking for. The following websites are a good place to start.  

General work in the youth or community sector


Work in Government

Local: www.job-directory.com.au
State: www.careers.vic.gov.au
Federal: www.apsjobs.gov.au

Volunteer work in the youth sector

Volunteering can be a great way to get some practical experience in the sector.  Victoria’s Volunteering Portal provides information and resources for volunteers and can be accessed at: www.volunteer.vic.gov.au.  You can also check out volunteer opportunities at Infoxchange.

Find out more: 'How do I become a youth worker?'

YACVic has a number of partner agencies. For more information click on the logos below.

  • ViCSRC-logo-small-for-web
  • KYC-logo small-for-web
  • Youth Workers' Association logo
  • YRIPP logo
  • HEYGrants logo 1