Are you passionate about youth mental health? 

Have a big idea for an event, campaign or a group?

Are you keen to step into a volunteer role with the headspace Gladstone Youth Crew?

Then this is the crew for you!

So! What is Youth Crew?

Youth Crew is a diverse team of young volunteers aged between 16 and 25 years old who are passionate about youth mental health and wellbeing. 

It's a great way to connect with your community to help shape our service to better serve the community! You help create a more culturally safe and inclusive centre for young people to access. 

headspace Gladstone is a service for young people. Because of this, youth perspectives and participation are really important. Adding your voice to the mix can help create a better service for everyone.

Who can apply?

People who:
- Are aged 16-25
- Live in Gladstone Region
- Have experienced mental health challenges or supported someone who has. 

We are particularly keen to hear from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young people, young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ young people and young men. 
 
All information you provide will be kept strictly confidential.  
 
What is involved?

- Attending fortnightly catch-ups. These will be on a Wednesday evening from 5pm - 6pm
- Plan and facilitate events 
- Create content for social media and advertising
- Run stalls at festivals and community events
- Meet with us and give advice on our service, projects, programs and issues
- Undertake training  
 
By providing a variety of activities we hope to provide the opportunity to draw on our crew's strengths, abilities and capabilities, while also appealing to a broad range of interests. 

Who will I be working with? 

You'll be working with the YRG young people and you'll be working closely with the Community Engagement Officer. 

What if I don't have any experience? 

That's okay! If you're passionate about youth mental health and want to develop new skills, we can support you to learn. 

Need help with this form or have any questions? Email Ebony at awareness@headspacegladstone.com.au.

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* 1. Legal Full Name

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* 2. Preferred Name

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* 3. Preferred pronouns

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* 4. Phone number 

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* 5. Email address

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* 6. Do you live in Gladstone or surrounds?

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* 7. Age (you must be aged 16-25 at the time of the application to join Youth Crew)

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* 8. What languages do you speak at home?

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* 9. Let us know if you identify with one or more of the below! We are particularly keen to have these groups represented on the Youth Crew

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* 10. headspace provides training and support to thrive in your role within Youth Crew. What training or areas of support are you interested in?

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* 11. If over the age of 18, do you have a Working with Children Blue Card?

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* 12. Tell us a bit about yourself, what do you do in your spare time? What are you passionate about? What do you enjoy about these activities? (hobbies, interests etc.)

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* 13. Tell us a few reasons you'd like to join our Youth Crew!

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* 14. Tell us what qualities and ideas you'll bring to the Youth Crew!

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* 15. Why is advocating for mental health important to you? 

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* 16. Tell us how you will balance the other commitments in your life (study, work, sports etc.) with the Youth Crew?

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