Expressions of Interest now open for the Youth Advisory Panel

Gymnastics Australia is calling for Expressions of Interest from young people aged 14-24 to join the newly established Youth Advisory Panel.

The role of the Youth Advisory Panel is to ensure that the youth within the gymnastics community have a voice that is heard and respected, and to assist the Gymnastics Australia Board and senior management by helping to inform the planning, review and delivery of gymnastics in Australia.

Chaired by former High Performance athlete and member of the Gymnastics Australia Integrity Committee Alexandra Eade, the Panel will act as ambassadors and use their platform to contribute to promoting the sport. 

Expressions of Interest close, 5pm on Monday 8 November (AEDT). To apply click here

Selection Criteria
The ideal candidate will:
i. Be aged between 14 and 24 years in the year of application
ii. Be a current/previous (no more than four years ago) registered member of Gymnastics Australia
iii. Have a minimum of two years’ participation and/or competition experience in any gymsport
iv. Able to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check (or equivalent)
v. Be able to constructively contribute to the Panel by offering their opinion and advice in a fair, open-minded and forward-thinking manner
vi. Have the time and willingness to constructively contribute to Panel discussions and activities

Selection Process
Interested applicants should:
1. Read the relevant information relevant to the role:
A. Gymnastics Australia Youth Advisory Panel’s Terms of Reference
B. Change the Routine Report
C. Gymnastics Australia’s Member Protection Policy
D. Gymnastics Australia’s Child Safe Policy
2. Complete the nomination form 
3. Email the completed nomination form to [email protected] by 5pm on Monday 8 November (AEDT)

Application Process
Applications will be reviewed and longlisted by the Nomination Panel which will include the two athlete representatives on the Gymnastics Australia Integrity Committee along with the Gymnastics Australia CEO and General Manager, Integrity.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the Nomination Panel and may also be asked to submit a short video. The Nomination Panel will then finalise recommendations to put to the Gymnastics Australia Board for approval.

Nominees will be notified of their selection/non-selection shortly thereafter. The successful applicants will be required to undergo screening and Working with Children Check requirements as outlined in Gymnastics Australia’s Child Safe Policy.

To apply click here