Volunteer Opportunities

Social Support volunteers

Mr Kiplin volunteerSocial support volunteers help newly arrived refugees and people seeking asylum to access local services and build social networks in their local community.

Volunteers also support recent-arrivals to gain a better understanding of Australian cultural practices and the public transport system.

For the Social Support role, proficiency in a relevant community language is essential. Examples include Arabic, Tamil, Dari, Farsi, Burmese, Rohingya, Karen and Nepali, and other community languages as required.

pdfSocial Support Volunteer Opportunity Position Description.pdf201.38 KB

SSI online volunteer application form

Community Kitchen volunteers

community kitchen volunteersCommunity Kitchen is a fortnightly community engagement activity for community based asylum seekers. It brings together asylum seekers, community groups and organisations to enjoy food, music, sport and activities in a welcoming environment.

Community Kitchen operates on the support of volunteers who help with serving meals, preparing food, participating in activities, and setting up the venue. This is a very rewarding role for volunteers who are interested in socialising with diverse groups and meeting new people.

pdfCommunity Kitchen Volunteer Opportunity Position Description.pdf198.48 KB 

SSI online volunteer application form 

Playtime multicultural playgroup volunteers

Playtime volunteers Playtime is a weekly multicultural playgroup for women and pre-school aged children which enables women to develop meaningful friendships with others while their children take part in structured educational activities.

Organisations and members of the community are invited to deliver information to women regarding child health, fitness, budgeting, and how to access community services. Volunteers are also encouraged to organise activities for children and establish connections with women.

pdfPlaytime Volunteer Opportunity Position Description.pdf198.09 KB

SSI online volunteer application form

Follow Us

Success stories

Arash Bordbar has a global ambition for helping young refugees

Arash 240 webArash Bordbar, who came to Australia as a refugee, is taking his passion to help others to an international level in a bid to shed light on the issues affecting young refugees and people seeking asylum.

Read more ...