Get involved - volunteers, work experience, paid roles

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We're looking for young people in Lane Cove to help us bring together our 2024 Youth Week Battle of the Bands competition. If you are aged 11 - 24, there are lots of ways you can get involved. 

Join our Youth Week Steering Committee:

It's not too late to join our Youth Week Steering Committee. Members of the Committee help to plan and organise our Battle of the Bands competition including by deciding key event details, planning additional activities and stalls to be included on the day, assisting with promotion, and selecting bands. 

Whilst we do allow band applicants to be part of our Steering Committee, they are not involved in band selection, or privy to any information that would give them an unfair advantage in the competition.

To apply to be a member of the Youth Week Steering Committee, please complete the attached application form and send it to youth@lanecove.nsw.gov.au.

Check out the Youth Week Steering Committee Volunteer Position Description and Terms of Reference for a more detailed outline of what is involved. 

Join our Battle of the Bands Events Crew:

We are currently seeking young people aged 11 - 24 to join our Youth Week Battle of the Bands Events Crew. 

Opportunities include: 

  • Gain experience with lighting and videography by assisting qualified technicians. 
  • Gain experience with sound checks, backline set-up and operating a mixing deck by assisting qualified technicians.  
  • Run an activity at a stall. 
  • Stagehand and green room supports.

To apply to be a member of the Youth Week Battle of the Bands Events Crew, please complete the attached application form and send it to youth@lanecove.nsw.gov.au.

Check out the Youth Week Events Crew Volunteer Position Description for a more detailed outline of what is involved. 

Become a competition judge:

We are seeking 2 young people to judge our Youth Week Battle of the Bands competition.  

Requirements: 

  • Available on Saturday 13 April, 2024
  • Aged 14 - 24
  • Have a valid Volunteer Working With Children Check (if over 18)
  • Live in the Northern Sydney Region
  • Some knowledge and experience with music
  • Must not know or be connected with band members from any bands entered in the competition

To apply for this opportunity, please email youth@lanecove.nsw.gov.au with the subject heading: Youth Week Battle of the Bands - Competition Judge. Please address the above requirements in your email. 

Paid opportunities - MC:

MC:

Amount offered: $250 

Requirements: 

  • Available on Saturday 13 April, 2024
  • Have an ABN
  • Have Public Liability Insurance
  • Aged 16+
  • Have a valid Employee Working With Children Check (if over 18)
  • An excellent public speaker
  • Live in the Northern Sydney Region
  • Provide examples of previous experience upon application

To apply for this role, please email youth@lanecove.nsw.gov.au with the subject heading: Youth Week Battle of the Bands MC. Please address the above requirements in your email.