Youth leadership opportunities

We have lots of opportunities for young people to lead their own projects, events and advocacy campaigns.

If you’re interested in joining any of our youth leadership groups please contact us:

  • call 9205 5555
  • online request  
  • visit us in person at the Yarra Youth Centre (156 Napier Street, Fitzroy) or the Richmond Youth Hub (110 Elizabeth Street, Richmond).

Gifted Productions (FreeZA)

Gifted Productions is a program where a group of young people aged 12 to 25 who plan and organise live music events that take place in Yarra.

You'll be supported by our staff and respected event producers. You don’t need any prior event management experience to take part.

Date & Time:

TBC in 2022

Location:

Alternate between Yarra Youth Centre (156 Napier Street, Fitzroy) & Richmond Youth Hub (110 Elizabeth Street, Richmond)

Yarra Youth Ambassadors

Our Yarra Youth Ambassadors are a group of motivated young leaders who care about making a difference in their community. 

Open to young people aged 12 – 25, Youth Ambassadors receive training and support to design, develop and deliver community initiatives on issues affecting young people in Yarra.

Date & Time:

TBC in 2022

Location:

Alternate between Yarra Youth Centre (156 Napier Street, Fitzroy) & Richmond Youth Hub (110 Elizabeth Street, Richmond)

Youth-Led Grants

Are you a young person aged 16 – 25 with an idea that benefits and engages Yarra’s young people?

Youth-Led Grants of up to $3000 are available for projects, events and activities that address key issues facing young people. 

More information is available on the Youth-Led Grants page on our website. 

The current grant round closes on 31 May 2022 (or when the funding pool has been expended).