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Become a Facilitator

Join Australia’s largest youth-led non for profit and empower the youth of Australia.

LET’S first understand what a facilitator does


Facilitators are role-models for the youth of Australia. Through our programs, facilitators engage delegates through peer-to-peer education, exploring global issues through rich discussion, debate and the experiences of stepping into the shoes of a diplomat. Our programs immerse delegates in global affairs and the mission of the United Nations.

Facilitators are at the core of our organisation, delivering our educational activities to delegates (our nickname for high school students) through a wide range of styles, including Workshops, Model United Nations (MUNs) and Interactive Problem Solving simulations. Facilitating at UN Youth is an opportunity to empower the youth of Australia.

Opening young eyes to the world

Our mission as facilitators is to equip a generation of young leaders with the skills and inspiration to drive change on these global issues. We aim to empower young people to be leaders on the world stage

SO what can i do?

A wide range of opportunities.

Volunteering as a Facilitator is a great way to gain highly sought after soft-skills and involvement in the not-for-profit sector. You will have opportunities to engage with high-school students, but our volunteers are also involved in judging competitions, project management, writing educational material, operating our marketing and finance functions, and leading the organisation.

What programs and activities will i be part of?

UN Youth runs a wide variety of events that explore social and political issues the world faces today and enrich delegates with the skills and drive to solve them. Within Australia, we organise a National Youth Conference, Evatt (a national Model UN competition), Voice (a national public speaking competition) and a wide variety of state and territory events. Internationally, we coordinate educational tours of Europe, East Timor, the Middle East and New Zealand and the United States of America for secondary school students.

making the most wonderful connections

A network of volunteers

UN Youth Australia has over 700 volunteers across Australia in every state and territory. Our volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds and often are either studying or working in a variety of fields. At our core, we are all passionate about empowering young people. 

As you volunteer with UN Youth, you will have the opportunity to meet volunteers from across your division at divisional activities and programs, and State/Territory Councils. At our bi-annual National Councils, volunteers from all divisions will meet together to discuss the future of the organisation. Our national operations often results in volunteers becoming close friends with other volunteers from all across Australia.


Register now to become a facilitator. You will receive facilitator training, including an introduction to how the organisation operates and how you can get involved in everything we do! 

Select your division (state/territory) below and sign up!

About UN Youth Australia

We are a national youth-led organisation that aims to educate and empower young Australians on global issues. All of the work that we do is rooted in the belief that young people can and do make a difference in their communities. We foster ideas and innovation, and we give young people the inspiration and support they need to create change.

Programs & Activities

UN Youth runs a variety of programs and activities for high-schools students across Australia. You can view all these programs and activities on our website.

Support us

UN Youth Australia is run entirely by volunteers with no external funding. Help us run education programs for even more Australians by becoming a monthly giver.

All content is © UN Youth Australia Ltd unless otherwise stated. ABN: 351 650 807 95

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians of the land where we operate.