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Casey Youth Action Committee

The Casey Youth Action Committee (CYAC) hopes to empower young people to be genuine leaders in their community. This is an opportunity for you to:

  • deliver projects on topics and issues that are important to young people
  • develop your leadership skills and participate in leadership training
  • work with other like-minded and passionate young people
  • learn more about your community and local government
  • represent the views and ideas of young people and influence decision-making

Casey Youth Action Committee Applications

Casey Youth Services are looking for past CYAC members who would like to take up the challenge of becoming a CYAC mentor. 

As a mentor you would be required CYAC 2022 to assist new committee members navigate - and contribute to the success of - projects.

Position purpose 

To effectively contribute with the delivery of the Casey Youth Action Committee for the duration of the CYAC term to ensure success. 

Key responsibilities

Manage project groups 

  • Facilitate formal meetings
  • Maintain communication with the worker 
  • Assist with the maintenance of the agenda and minutes 
  • Assist with team morale and team cohesion

Mandatory skills needed for the role: 

  • Previous CYAC experience (minimum 1 year)
  • Demonstrated commitment 
  • Able to demonstrate how you have positively contributed to the CYAC
  • Ability to facilitate groups 
  • Ability to work alongside Casey staff 
  • Understand the importance of social cohesion within the committee
  • Understand the importance of the “one team approach” 
  • Ability to manage time effectively. (this will include attending meetings, monthly catch ups and post-meeting debrief with worker)
  • Understands the CYAC's role within the City of Casey organisation
  • Understands the workings/mechanics of the City of Casey's Youth Services

Book a program at your school

In-school programs are designed to improve young people’s connection to their peers, school, family and the community.

Programs include topics such as:

  • self-esteem
  • alcohol
  • drugs
  • sexual health
  • leadership

The programs are designed to help young people develop skills and knowledge for the achievement of personal goals.

For more information on CYAC or to get a list of in-school programs, contact the Youth Engagement team.