JOIN SVN

Hi there! We are so glad you are interested in joining. We have so many amazing ways to get involved, so buckle up as we take you on a short glimpse of how you can make SVN your new home.

 

At SVN, we run tailored programs and impactful projects that make a real difference on topical issues close to our members’ hearts, from climate change to mental health, racism to sexism and more. We also offer countless other hot opportunities like targeted upskilling sessions, fun social events with like minded peeps, mentoring, charity events… we are the platform to be part of!

At SVN, we know that we can do more together then we ever could alone. With the Student Voice Network there is no need to reinvent the wheel as we learn and support each other to take back the reigns of our future and make a difference.

 

All member options provide different opportunities and commitments however all serve a purpose. 

Join the Network!

All member options are FREE!!!

People between the ages of 13-30 who's interested in participating in, leading and or amplifying projects. 

A informed member of our network of any age who stays in the loop and supports SVN!

The best kind of teacher or school staff member who wants to support students at their school make the world a better place!

A skilled professional (we look for all skills) who wants to provide support through advice to our project leaders.

Already an SVN Member?

Join the SVN Project Architect Program to lead SVN Projects!

Join the SVN Ambassador Program to represent SVN at your high school, university or organisation

TL,DR on each member option!

How do I join the Student Voice Network?

All member options are FREE!!!

Becoming an SVN Member is your golden ticket to getting involved in all our fab opportunities, if you are aged 13-30 and can commit time to support or lead at least one project, then this is absolutely the opportunity for you! Find out more on our SVN Member page. 

 

Not the right age, don’t have the time for a project right now, or you just really want to see more of what awesome things we do? Sign up to be our new SVN Bestie! This option will allow you to receive updates you choose, filled with exciting activism opportunities and topical information related to SVN! Find out more on our SVN Bestie page.

 

Are you a high school, college or university teacher that wants to help students on their impact journey? We’ve got a pretty neat Teacher Ally that will help you do exactly that, backed by SVN. Visit our Teacher Ally page for more information.

 

Or perhaps, you are looking to become a mentor for an enthusiastic young changemaker! Have some industry experience under your belt, top tips to share, and are up for the occasional chat? Whether this is your first time, or you are a seasoned mentor, we’d love to hear from you! Want to know more? Visit our Mentor page.

Already read all about our ways to get involved and found the right fit for you? Go straight to our quick and easy sign up here, where you’ll find all four sign up options ready to click.

  • Worked with National Geographic through their GenGeo program to communicate with young environmental actors from across the world. Additionally, go on to facilitate a session 

  • SVN Members were interviewed by the age 5 times and have gone on ABC radio .

  • With the Melbourne Girls' College Enviro Team and Student Voice Network members, organise and develop a free, virtual climate conference for over 200 young Victorians in the middle of lock down. 

  • MC the young changemaker’s panel at the virtual Zero Waste Victoria Festival

  • Partner with ISAP to support students looking to study overseas 

  • Partner with INAC to support them in their mission to stop Melbourne street harassment 

  • Partner with Ucapture to expand their carbon offset program through web extension downloads

  • Joined forces with the NCWV (National Council Women Victoria)

  • Established SVN working bees - a virtual space to connect, work on SVN projects and study 

  • Established SVN Skillshares - a monthly development session for all SVN members and interested young people to learn a new skill, hear a new pathway and advance interests. Notable speakers including Ruby Rorty from the US as a social media influencer to direct action online, Jemima Montag Commonwealth Gold Medalist and Yasmin Poole the 2018 Chair of the Victorian Government's Youth Congress, the inaugural youth advisory board representing over 1 million young Victorians.

  • Support Ocean Youth as alumi speaking at 2 events

  • Releasing the first edition of green mag as a collection of student environmental input including contributions from young people across Australia, Italy, Uganda and the United States

  • Releasing the second edition of SVN Green Mag: Climate edition - a series of 100 slides to educate on the climate crisis. 

  • Was spotlighted by GirlEd world on their instagram as the founder and Lead Student Organiser at SVN. 

  • Oversee the SVN instagram account and takeover weeks 

    • Body positivity 

    • Girls education 

    • Fast fashion 

    • LGBTQI+ awareness

    • Mental health

    • Musicians and activism

    • BIPOC awareness

    • Waste

  • ​​Speak at Port Phillip Eco Centre and City of Darebin climate event

  • Participated in initiatives like Laps for Life, where SVN members took the plunge to raise funds for ReachOut to help save lives

  • Enjoyed amazing events like our 2021 "Target 2035: A Virtual Climate Conference’

  • Run impactful projects like Oceansfeed, which is raising awareness of issues facing our oceans and making them more accessible.

  • One member had a chance encounter with Andy Lee and made him laugh (Ya know. From Hamish and Andy?)

WHAT HAS SVN BEEN UP TO?
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