Volunteer Opportunities

Ignite Marketing support officerThe Ignite Small Business Start-ups initiative facilitates small business creation for people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds, and people with disability, who want to start their own business or expand an existing one.

Ignite marketing support officers support Ignite entrepreneurs to develop a marketing strategy which will become part of their overall business plan. Volunteers also work with Ignite facilitators and entrepreneurs to identify market demographics and develop marketing and promotion tactics to help entrepreneurs grow their business.

SSI is currently not taking expressions of interest for this role.

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Success stories

Karim's small business success while seeking asylum

Ignite Small Business Start-ups client Karim.Karim* arrived in Australia in 2012 to seek asylum when it became unsafe for him to stay in Iran.

An electrical engineer by trade and with a wealth of experience, he owned and operated his own business in his home town of Shiraz, Iran.

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