Volunteer Opportunities

Explore all our individual opportunities from across the organisation.

UN Youth Australia has over 700 passionate volunteers across Australia in every state and territory. Determined to empower young people, our volunteers operate every function of the organisation, including operations, education, communications and marketing, finance, human resources, and executive management including the Board of Directors.

Explore our open opportunities below and apply today. We look forward to having you join us!

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Opportunities

7 positions to fill

2022 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations

The Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations is appointed annually in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Under the age of 25, the youth representative travels…

Chief Communications Officer

The Chief Communications Officer directs UN Youth Australia’s external communications and brand, including but not limited to its website, social media, email campaigns,, and conventional media outr…

Director of Finance (DoF)

The DoF is responsible for assisting the CFO in ensuring that the finance team is supporting the strategic direction of the National Organisation.

Divisional Financial Lead

The Divisional Financial Lead (DFL) is responsible for assisting the Divisions of UN Youth Australia and the National Finance team in ensuring that the National Organisation and its Divisions meets …

Financial Controller

The Financial Controller (FC) The FC is responsible for assisting the CFO in ensuring that the National Organisation meets its financial reporting obligations. 

International Activity Convenors

The Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations is appointed annually in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Under the age of 25, the youth representative travels…

National Accessibility Panel Members

The Chief Education Officer is responsible for the coordination of UN Youth Australia’s educational content and advancing excellence in education throughout National and Divisional programming. 

National Queer Officer

The Chief Education Officer is responsible for the coordination of UN Youth Australia’s educational content and advancing excellence in education throughout National and Divisional programming. 

Victorian Communications Director

The Communications Director is the external voice of the organisation, responsible for promoting and maintaining our image to new and existing stakeholders. You live and breathe social media, and are …

Victorian Strategy & Partnerships Director

The Director is our newest position, responsible for maintaining existing partnerships, cultivating new partnerships, and mapping out the organisation’s ongoing strategy and long-term goals.

Victorian Treasurer

The Treasurer ensures the organisation remains financially viable and grows on a yearly basis, where possible you focus on maximising revenues and minimising expenses.

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.

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