Apply now for Satellite’s Youth Advisory Council


We currently have vacancies to join Satellite’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC). Want to make a difference to the lives of young people who have family members with mental health challenges? Apply now!

If you are aged 18-25 years with a lived or living experience (Llex) of supporting a family member with mental health challenges OR if you have completed a Satellite program, and want to influence, shape, and guide Satellite’s future – consider being a YAC member.

Satellite Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council are paid representatives of our organisation. The council exists to harness the value of lived experience; providing space for young people to influence, shape, and guide Satellite’s future. The role will report to the Engagement & Consultation Manager and work closely with staff and volunteers, acting in different roles across the Cocreation Framework spectrum to amplify the voices of young people.

You can view the PD Youth Advisory Council here. 

If you would like to apply, please send us a cover letter or a short video (no more than 5 minutes long) to by Friday 16 February, or text 0493 803 358 to complete your application over the phone.

In your application please include:

A little bit about you, such as:
– your name and pronouns
– if you have been part of a Satellite program before
– what part of Victoria do you live in
– one fun fact about you

How your skills and experience align with the job description

Why you would like to join the YAC

Please note you will need to be available to attend an online group interview held the week starting 19 February 2024.

Satellite Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all staff and volunteers. We provide a child safe environment for all children and young people who participate.
Satellite Foundation is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and commits to taking appropriate measures to enable everyone to access employment opportunities and benefit equally from employment related opportunities by providing reasonable accommodations. We recognise that there are barriers to employment for people, and we encourage you to get in touch with us to explore alternative application methods or other ways of removing these barriers for the recruitment and selection process. We encourage individuals with lived experience of mental health challenges themselves, or within their families to apply. We encourage individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds, including but not limited to, those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTQIA+ communities to join our workforce.

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