Youth Peer Leader: application form

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Key Selection Criteria


Please address the following selection criteria in your own words and attach to your application:

  1. Address ALL of the ‘essential’ criteria
  2. Choose three of the ‘desirable’ criteria and address them

Hint: You do not have to address all of the ‘desirable’ criteria – see above.

Hint: The ‘Key Selection Criteria’ are a list of desired skills, experiences and attributes required to perform a certain job. We have divided ours into 2 categories – a list of skills, experiences and attributes that we require, and a list of skills, experiences and attributes that would be helpful to the position.

Hint: By “address the following selection criteria” we mean: write a brief paragraph about each criterion to demonstrate that you have this skill, experience or attribute.

Hint: You can demonstrate your experience by giving us examples i.e. playing sport, being in a band, something that happened at school, or in a workplace.


  • Connection to Carlton, North Melbourne, Collingwood, Kensington and Richmond (live, work, study, play)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ideas about youth issues in your local area
  • Demonstrated involvement in the community


  • Passionate
  • Creative thinking
  • Interest in social justice
  • Interest in working with people from diverse communities
  • Interest in young people having a voice in their local community
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with young people
  • Administration skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Information technology skills
  • Knowledge of cultural diversity
  • Knowledge of diverse sexualities and genders
  • Volunteer experience (with thedrum Youth Service and/or other)
First Name:*
Last Name:*
Date of Birth:*
Do you live in ...?
Do you have a strong connection with... ?*
Do you have lived experience of the LGBTIQ+ or queer and trans community/ies?* YesNoDon't know

What interests you in the Youth Peer Leader position?:*

Demonstrate your interest in working with people from diverse communities.

Demonstrate your ability to engage with young people.

Tell us about your interest in young people having a voice in their community.

Tell us about your communication skills.*

Tell us about some of your ideas that would assist local community.*

Please attach any other relevant information, such as your Curriculum Vitae.