Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Council (KBYC) is made up of young people aged 12 - 25 years with a passion for making Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for young people to live. The KBYC regularly meet to discuss issues facing young people, providing advice on how to deliver youth services in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, while also planning and implementing youth events and activities. KBYC members are offered development opportunities to support them in their roles and build their capacity to become future leaders.
Our vision is for Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be a positive, connected and supportive community.

Our mission is to be a platform of youth empowerment which advocates for the development, leadership and support of young people by taking action to make positive change in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

What do we do?
The KBYC has four key aims we hope to achieve to make Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for young people to live.
Develop the local youth community by identifying opportunities and supporting services which provide positive growth and development of our local young people.
Advocate on behalf of local young people by ensuring their voices are being heard in decision making processes and their needs are being considered in the local community.
Provide direction and leadership to young people by passionately advocating on their behalf and proactively working to make Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for them to live.
Take meaningful action on behalf of young people ensuring that the KBYC is a proactive, effective and respected representative body for young people.

Want to be involved?
There are a number of ways you can get involved with the KBYC. Click the options below to find out more.
Become a member of the KBYC
Are you a young person with a passion for supporting and empowering young people in Kalgoorlie-Boulder? Join the KBYC as a Youth Councillor and you can be involved in planning awesome youth events, advocating on the issues impacting young people and have a say in the future of Kalgoorlie-Boulder!

Before applying, there's a few things to remember:
  • You must be aged 12 - 25 to join the KBYC
  • You must live, work or study in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder
  • If you're over the age of 18 you must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC) before joining the KBYC
and most importantly of all..
You must be PASSIONATE about supporting young people and COMMITTED to making
Kalgoorlie-Boulder a great place for them to live!

Join the KBYC as a Youth Mentor
Have you got knowledge and experience that you want to pass on to others? Do you have passion for seeing our local young people develop? Or do you want to give back to the Community? Become a KBYC Youth Mentor and you can assist with guiding and supporting the KBYC to reach their aims.

To become a Youth Mentor, you must:
  • Be over the age of 25
  • Hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC) before becoming a Youth Mentor
Help out as a Volunteer
Volunteering is a great way to give back when you can, without joining the KBYC as a member or mentor. Become a volunteer with the City and you can help support the KBYC deliver their events and activities. Joining as a volunteer is also a great way for potential applicants to experience the KBYC before becoming a member.