Freeza Recruitment

Maroondah Youth Services is now recruiting for the 2018 FReeZA Group

Love listening to new music and want to help bring this to Maroondah?

Want the opportunity to plan cultural events for your community?
Looking to learn skills in events, music industry, business or promotion?
Do you want to be part of Freeza history in Maroondah?

What is the Maroondah FReeZA program?

The Maroondah FReeZA program provides a volunteering experience for local young people aged 15-25. The program is part of the State Government’s FReeZA funding and focuses on developing young people’s personal skills, team work skills, and individual confidence through empowering participants to achieve their goals by organising drug, alcohol and smoking free events for of young people in the local area.

What's involved?

Being a participant in the Maroondah FReeZA program requires a large commitment from its members.  Throughout the course of the program, participants will be supported to develop and deliver a minimum of 5 cultural events catering for young performers and young people in the local area. (Events could include live music, DJ dance parties, pool parties, short film festivals, Hip Hop, art exhibitions, open mic, skate comps etc)

Participants will be trained in a broad range of skills including Audio PA and Lighting System Set-up & Operation; Leadership, Teamwork & Effective Communication Skills; Event Management; Music Business skills; Budgeting; Project Management; Media & Public Relations skills and heaps more.

The group meets every Tuesday for 2 hours. Participants are involved in all the aspects of managing events including planning, booking, co-ordinating and working at the cultural events. The program is facilitated by Youth Workers who have a range of experience in event management, and who co-ordinate the program and provide relevant resources and support. 

Are there any Requirements?

All applicants must:

  • Be aged between 15 and 25
  • Live, work or study in the City of Maroondah, or have other solid links with the Maroondah municipality
  • Be able to attend all training sessions and activities 
  • Be able to attend weekly meetings and 5 events over the year
  • Be able to commit to the program until December 2018
  • Enjoy working in a team environment

 

THAT'S TOTALLY ME SIGN ME UP! 

If this sounds exactly like you or you know someone that would be interested in joining the Maroondah Freeza Group then

  1. Download and read the 2018 FReeZA Recruitment Info Sheet - its got all the really important info that you need to know
  2. Download and fully complete the 2018 FReeZA Recruitment Application Form
  3. Make sure your fully completed application form is submitted (and received) no later than Thursday 30th November.  

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For more information

For more information on Maroondah's Freeza live music program contact us on
03 9294 5704 or youth@maroondah.vic.gov.au