Youth and Community Assistant Position

This is a 12-month position that is offered to a new young person each year.

The City of Kalamunda has a dedicated Youth & Community Assistant (YCA) who works towards encouraging, supporting and interacting with young people within the local government area by creating and hosting a variety of activities and events.

The role sits within the community development team and supports the Youth and Community Development Officer (YCDO), together forming the Youth Team. The YCDO will provide guidance and assistance helping you make the most out of this experience.

This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, gain professional experience and interact with community and business stakeholders. It is a great position to build skills and prepare for the workforce, while actively making a difference in your community. 

Applications for the 2022 position open in October 2021.

For further information or to answer any of your questions, please contact the Youth & Community Assistant on email at or by telephone on (08) 9257 9968.

Want some extra incentive on why you should join the team?

Hear from past YCAs:

"The YCA position has helped me develop many skills vital to the workplace. I was able to continue full time study at university and have a steady income to help support myself. I have had so much fun being a part of the community development team."
- Caitlin S. 2019

"I can’t recommend the YCA position enough! It gives you experience working with an amazing team to provide the community with great programs and events. The flexibility of the role also allowed me to continue my university studies."
– Bella D. 2018



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