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Join FYA's Talent Pool

Melbourne, Australia

Reference: 4782142

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Join the only national for purpose organisation dedicated solely to young people.

We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) to join our talent pool.

  • Are you looking to join an organisation dedicated to backing the next generation of young people who are going to rethink the world and create a better future?

  • Are you a well-rounded, energetic and driven individual looking to support FYA's vision?

  • FYA's vision is to see Australia invest in all young people, utilising their time, talent and ideas in the creation of new and better ways of doing things to ensure a strong economy and (e) quality of life.

FYA is a national for-purpose organisation dedicated to working with young people from all over Australia. We believe young people are not a problem to be helped or solved. They are ambitious, creative and capable of rethinking the world and solving tomorrow's problems today. And they can do it all with a social conscience that will let them build a better world in the process.

We work with partners across industry, government, education and the community sector to:

  • Create opportunities for young people to learn the skills needed to succeed in a changing world.

  • Back young people who are making a difference in communities, industry and public life.

  • Transform the way the government, business and community sectors engage young people to rethink the systems that shape the world.

We can't achieve what we do without the awesome team we have at FYA. This support and expert knowledge comes from within a team of people in roles such as:

  • Research

  • Business Development

  • Communication

  • Programs and Events

  • Our social enterprise YLab

  • Business services support

To be eligible for the Talent Pool candidates must have;

  • Demonstrated understanding of and interest in the global challenges and opportunities facing young people

  • Strong sense of curiosity

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to contribute and develop as an individual and part of a team

  • An ability to be a team player and actively participate in their own growth and development

If you meet the eligibility requirements above, you will remain in our FYA talent pool. You will be contacted by the People and Culture Team should opportunities become available that match with your skills and experience. To register please click on the link to get started. Don't forget to attach your CV and a cover letter introducing yourself.

Why work with FYA?

At FYA, we work with young Australia of diverse backgrounds aged 12-29 years, building Australia's largest community of young changemakers - the innovators, the makers, the dreamers, the thinkers, the doers and the creators. We challenge young people to aspire to great things and to give social action or enterprise a go.

Join a network of amazing and passionate people who are actively creating the future we need.

Apply today!

**Please note:

FYA is committed to a safe and welcoming environment dedicated to all young people that we work with all over Australia. Therefore successful candidates will be required to fulfil "Working with Children Check" requirements.

Criminal record checks will be performed for all successful candidates. If you wish to discuss this requirement further, feel free to reach out to our team on 03 9670 5436 to have a confidential chat.

An Expression of Interest (EOI) submission is not a guarantee that you will be offered employment with FYA.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse people.

If you require access to the internet to apply, please get in touch with our People and Culture team on 03 9670 5436 or drop into our office located at 21-27 Somerset Place, Melbourne.

FYA is an equal opportunity employer, we know that strength comes with diversity and encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We don't discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

Applications Close: 31 Dec 2021