Youth Affairs Council Victoria is seeking Young Health Ambassadors Applicants from Chinese Community

To apply: https://www.yacvic.org.au/get-involved/are-you-12-to-25/health-ambassadors/

Applications close on Sunday 11 September 2022.

Who: Young people – ages 12-25 from refugee or migrant backgrounds

What: Young Health Ambassadors – a project to improve health literacy. There are two streams to apply for:

Translators: Arabic, Chinese and/or Punjabi. You will work in small teams to translate existing COVID safety and vaccine resources into social media content and/or resources that are culturally sensitive and relevant to young people in your community. We aren’t seeking evidence of language proficiency, however you should feel confident in translating information for friends, family or community members. Your final draft will be checked by a NAATI-certified translator.

Campaigners: open call to young people from any migrant or refugee background. You will complete a series of four workshops, online every Thursday, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, in the period 20 September – 11 October. Together with other campaigners you will create content to address a health issue in your local community. You must be able to attend at least 3 of 4 training sessions.

When: Applications now open – closing 11:59PM, Sunday 11 September.

Where: More info and link to the online applications: https://www.yacvic.org.au/get-involved/are-you-12-to-25/health-ambassadors/

Paid/price: This is a voluntary role, however you’ll be reimbursed up to $400 for completing translated materials and/or workshop attendance ($100 per workshop). You will also get up to $600 in additional participation and development.