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Sunil Mohanaraj - Sunil has been a member of St Pius X Parish in Dernancourt S.A. for many years. Sunil and his brother Sanjay were two of the first youth members of St Pius X to become involved with Oblate Youth Australia and Sunil continues to show his support for all the endeavours of Oblate Youth Australia and his local Parish.

Joshua Nash - Josh first came into contact with Oblate Youth through the St Davids Parish Antioch group. He has been to many of the Oblate Youth Encounters and was an important part of the coordination team that brought the National Oblate Youth Encounter to Adelaide in 2010.

Vanessa Ashokkumar - Vanessa is from St john Vianney's, VIC, where she has been a strong member of the local youth group there and has taken on the roles of Youth Group leadership. Vanessa has been on several National Oblate Youth Encounters and has actively contributed to the local communities in VIC as well as being part of the NOYE team.

Rasika Flux - Rasika is from St Eugene's Parish in QLD and has been an active member there for many years. Alisha has been a part of the broader Oblate Youth Community for several years now since she took part in the WYD Pilgrimage in 2011. Her skills in education have been invaluable to her invovement in OYA.
Criteria

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

A Local Co-ordinator must exhibit:
• active member of Oblate Youth Australia (OYA) through regular participation in their local community, National Oblate Youth Encounter (NOYE) and other Oblate Youth activities.
• a clear desire to serve OYA.
• active member of a Catholic faith community and living witness of the gospel values.
• identification with the Oblate charism.
• competencies in leadership, organisation, communication, youth ministry and evangelisation.
• has the respect and support of their local community.


RESPONSIBILITIES
• IMPLEMENT THE VISION SET FORTH BY NATION CO-ORDINATION TEAM FOR OBLATE YOUTH AUSTRALIA

• ACTIVELY SUPPORT OBLATE YOUTH AUSTRALIA CO-ORDINATION

• CONTRIBUTE TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT NATIONAL OBLATE YOUTH ENCOUNTER

• SUPPORT AND CONTRIBUTE TO OBLATEYOUTH.COM

ACCOUNTABILITIES

IMPLEMENT THE VISION SET FORTH BY NATION CO-ORDINATION TEAM FOR OBLATE YOUTH AUSTRALIA
• To encourage the awareness of faith and Oblate charism and spirituality.
• Visit, liaise with and support current youth programs in Oblate parishes and works and assist with the development of Oblate Youth groups in local communities where deemed appropriate.
• To encourage the use of formation material for local communities, including Lenten and May Programs and “Scripture and Tradition” sheets.
• To support participation in World Youth Day and other major youth events.
• To participate in the opportunities of training, formation and personal evaluation.
• To organise hospitality for members from other states.
• To make a financial contribution (the amount set by National Co-ordination team) to assist in OYA administration costs through fundraising in local community.
• To lead by example and insure that all members conduct themselves as living witnesses of the Gospel values at OYA activities.


ACTIVELY SUPPORT OBLATE YOUTH AUSTRALIA CO-ORDINATION
• To identify, promote, support and encourage leadership in the local community.
• To participate effectively and promptly in all forms of communication within the Oblate Youth structure.
• To attend scheduled meetings of OYA.

CONTRIBUTE TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT NATIONAL OBLATE YOUTH ENCOUNTER
• To participate in the development of the program for the NOYE.
• Assist with leading the NOYE.

SUPPORT AND CONTRIBUTE TO OBLATEYOUTH.COM
• To contribute material to be published on website, by request.
• To participate in online community.
• Regularly update relevant local community webpage.

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