FReeZA Committee

Mildura Rural City Council’s FReeZA Committee is part of the Victorian State Government-funded initiative that gives young people aged between 12 and 24 the opportunity to lead, plan and stage events for other young people in their local community. 

Applications for 2022 are now closed. 

Why should I join the FReeZA Committee?

  • Develop your communication skills, public speaking and conflict resolution
  • Grow you leadership and advocacy skills
  • Gain confidence working in a team
  • Get connected to likeminded other young people and the wider community
  • Gain volunteering experience

When meeting and activities are to be held?

All meetings and activities are held outside of school hours. 

What will my role be?

  • To plan and deliver events and activities for young people
  • Attend meetings and celebrations 
  • Attend training or workshops (this is not compulsory)
  • Let us know If you cannot attend meetings
  • Work cooperatively with other members in the team
  • Be involved in volunteering
  • Promote FReeZA activities

How often will the meetings be?

Our preferred method is that we meet face-to-face at least a couple of times each school term. Online meetings may also be required depending on availability.

What will Youth Staff do?

Mildura Rural City Council Youth Engagement Services staff will provide the following support;

  • Identify and plan training
  • Provide adequate supervision of all young people 
  • Provide all catering and resources young people will need to be an active member of the committee
  • Assist with transport, if needed
  • Organise a celebration dinner
  • Provide written references

For more information call 03 5018 8100 or email youthservices@mildura.vic.gov.au