- Job posted on: 31st Jan 2020
- Applications close:
A dynamic and exciting opportunity to work with Australia’s only national multicultural youth peak body awaits you!
Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Australia (MYAN) is the national peak body representing the rights and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds – Australia’s national voice on multicultural youth issues. MYAN is auspiced and chaired by the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY).
MYAN works in partnership with young people, government and non-government agencies at the state and national levels to support a consistent approach to addressing the rights and needs of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in policy and service delivery. MYAN facilitates a national approach to youth settlement through its broad networks and partners in each state and territory. MYAN also supports the development of young people’s leadership and advocacy skills through national youth events and a national Youth Ambassador’s Network.
MYAN’s Media and Communications Officer is responsible for coordinating and delivering MYAN’s Communication activities including: managing MYAN’s website and social media communications; preparing regular e-newsletters and media releases; engaging with key stakeholders (including young people, MYAN partners around Australia and media outlets); coordinating communications-related projects and providing advice to management.