BE A YOUNG LEADER OF THE WEST About Young Leaders of the WestYoung Leaders of the West (YLOTW) is a program co-designed by young people for young people from the Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our mission is to empower young people as ambassadors for change in behaviour and attitudes towards gambling harm in young communities.About this OpportunityAs a volunteer Young Leader of the West, you will be involved in developing and delivering a program of events, activities and resources to lead lasting social change and challenge normalised gambling beliefs in young communities. You will meet with other Young Leaders on a monthly basis to achieve project milestones. You will receive training and support continuously throughout your volunteer journey.The Impact You will haveYoung people are being exposed to the online gaming environment and online betting products. Social media has normalised gambling, contributing to the increased risk of young people experiencing gambling harm and developing gambling-related behaviours. The difference you can make is to decrease the normalisation of gambling in young people and communities.About YouYou live, work or study in the Western suburbs of Melbourne, and have an interest in community engagement and working with young communities. You may have experience of gambling harm to share or are seeking experience to develop leadership skills and start your career. To become a Young Leader of the West you will:Enjoy communicating with others and be a great team playerHave a desire to understand and learnHave access to email and Microsoft Office suiteWillingness to learn and be open to other people’s opinionsKnowledge in gambling harm is a bonus but not essentialNo prior experience is necessary to become a Young Leader of the West. All Leaders undergo training in leadership, project management and creative collaboration. Leaders are given resources on gambling harm to get them started. All leaders are provided with meals and a $50 voucher for each attended workshop. You can also claim for travel and parking costs related to events.All volunteers will require a Victorian Working with Children Check and National Police Check. Minimum age is 18 years old.How to Become a Young leader of the WestExpress interest by clicking the Apply button.Let us know in your application why this opportunity interests you and what you think you could bring to the role.Once we receive your expression of interest, we will be in touch within five (5) business days so we can find out more about each other.If you have questions about Young Leaders of the West or this opportunity call Sarah-Jane Blunt on 0417 339 816 or email Sarah-Jane.Blunt@ipchealth.com.au or visit our website www.ipchealth.com.auRequirementsNational Police CheckVictorian Working with Children CheckRegular commitment on a monthly basis (approximately four hours per month) 0 AUD Deer Park 3023

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BE A YOUNG LEADER OF THE WEST

About Young Leaders of the West

Young Leaders of the West (YLOTW) is a program co-designed by young people for young people from the Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our mission is to empower young people as ambassadors for change in behaviour and attitudes towards gambling harm in young communities.

About this Opportunity

As a volunteer Young Leader of the West, you will be involved in developing and delivering a program of events, activities and resources to lead lasting social change and challenge normalised gambling beliefs in young communities. You will meet with other Young Leaders on a monthly basis to achieve project milestones. You will receive training and support continuously throughout your volunteer journey.

The Impact You will have

Young people are being exposed to the online gaming environment and online betting products. Social media has normalised gambling, contributing to the increased risk of young people experiencing gambling harm and developing gambling-related behaviours. The difference you can make is to decrease the normalisation of gambling in young people and communities.

About You

You live, work or study in the Western suburbs of Melbourne, and have an interest in community engagement and working with young communities. You may have experience of gambling harm to share or are seeking experience to develop leadership skills and start your career. 

To become a Young Leader of the West you will:

  • Enjoy communicating with others and be a great team player
  • Have a desire to understand and learn
  • Have access to email and Microsoft Office suite
  • Willingness to learn and be open to other people’s opinions
  • Knowledge in gambling harm is a bonus but not essential

No prior experience is necessary to become a Young Leader of the West. All Leaders undergo training in leadership, project management and creative collaboration. Leaders are given resources on gambling harm to get them started. All leaders are provided with meals and a $50 voucher for each attended workshop. You can also claim for travel and parking costs related to events.

All volunteers will require a Victorian Working with Children Check and National Police Check. Minimum age is 18 years old.

How to Become a Young leader of the West

  • Express interest by clicking the Apply button.
  • Let us know in your application why this opportunity interests you and what you think you could bring to the role.
  • Once we receive your expression of interest, we will be in touch within five (5) business days so we can find out more about each other.

If you have questions about Young Leaders of the West or this opportunity call Sarah-Jane Blunt on 0417 339 816 or email Sarah-Jane.Blunt@ipchealth.com.au or visit our website www.ipchealth.com.au

Requirements

  • National Police Check
  • Victorian Working with Children Check
  • Regular commitment on a monthly basis (approximately four hours per month)