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HYPA Youth Leadership Team

HYPA's YLT - Youth Leadership Team is comprised of past and present participants of HYPA, aged 16-25. The YLT concept is inspired by the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) model, which provides young people with a voice in policy development at local and state government levels. The YLT works with HYPA to ensure young people’s voices are heard and reflected within the organisation and its initiatives. HYPA's YLT aims to bring young people together and empower them, "We are here to let young people know that no matter how hard it seems now, you can get through it - like we did!"

Purpose & Goals:

1. To help shape HYPA services

2. To be a youth voice within HYPA

3. To bring together young people

4. To empower HYPA Youth

YLT Events and Activities:

The YLT organises and participates in a variety of events and activities related to HYPA, here are some examples of recent events and activities;

1. National Youth Week SA launch - SLAM!

2. Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2014

3. HYPA Active Health and Welllbeing Carnival

4. #TeamHYPA for the Sunday Mail City-Bay 2014

5. "It Ends With Us," a short film documenting a collection of young people's experiences with youth homelessness made as a part of National Youth Week and Youth Homelessness Matters Day in 2015. The film was premiered on April 15 at Adelaide's Mercury Cinema.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Who is eligible?

  • 16-25 years old
  • Former or current HYPA young people
  • People who are willing to learn, meet new people and try new activities
  • Anyone wanting to make positive changes to their life and the community

What's in it for you?

  • Free training - a compulsory introductory training must be undertaken by all YLT members
  • Meet new people
  • Increase your education and employment opportunities
  • Have fun and be involved with innovative youth
  • Plan and run events
  • Make a difference in your community
  • Partake in some great opportunities, ie media interviews, meet royalty!

For more information, or to apply or recommend someone please contact Reece Hammond on 08 8405 8580, or rhammond@hypa.net.au.