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Youth Engagement

Young people are valuable, important members of the Exmouth Community who have many skills, talents, ambitions and hopes. The Shire Community Engagement team work with young people in the Exmouth community to provide a range of initiatives, programs, activities and events for young people 12-24 years old.

Youth Engagement Initiatives include:

 

The Programs are Designed to:

  • Support and empower young people
  • Increase youth leadership
  • Develop skills of young people
  • Celebrate and showcase young people's skills
  • Increase access to Art, Sport and Cultural activities
  • Increased exposure to new ideas, opportunities and experiences

 

We also work to:

  • Facilitate community development opportunities with, by and for young people
  • Create partnerships with other community services and organisations
  • Provide support, advocacy, information and referral for young people in Exmouth

 

Youth Activities are often developed and delivered in partnership with other community organisations like:

  • Exmouth District Hospital
  • Exmouth PCYC
  • Exmouth District High School
  • Exmouth sporting groups and clubs
  • Department of Parks and Wildlife
  • Exmouth business community

 

Youth Consultation

The Shire values the opinions and wishes of young people and utilise many methods to consult and engage with young people including:

  • Facilitating weekly meetings with Youth Action Exmouth
  • Administrate social media site (Facebook) for young people
  • Undertake periodic formal evaluation, survey and workshop processes with young people

 

To discuss the Shire’s Youth Engagement strategies please contact the Community Engagement Team on 08 9949 3000 or cdo@exmouth.wa.gov.au