Featured Volunteer Opportunity

 

Ignite industry experts


Ignite industry expertsThe 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 Industry experts support Ignite entrepreneurs with identified specific industry and business skills. Industry experts guide, inform, advise and support the entrepreneur to create networks and links in their particular sector.

If you require an adjustment at any time during the application process please email volunteer@ssi.org.au.

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Volunteer Opportunities

City2Surf training buddy

City2Surf training buddyThe City2Surf is an iconic Sydney event where participants run/jog/walk from Hyde Park to Bondi Beach. The event is also a unique opportunity for newcomers and other vulnerable communities to experience being part of the 80,000 strong community event.

The City2Surf training buddy supports participants to attain their fitness levels and confidence to complete the event.

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Coffs Harbour: Community support assistant (community language)

Youth at Work Mentor

Community support assistants build on the case management support offered to refugees of the Humanitarian Settlement Program by providing language support (Arabic, Farsi, Karenni or Burmese), guiding access to local services, support with life skills development, local community linkages and building social networks.
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Community Kitchen – guest experience team leader

Volunteers stand in a kitchen smiling at the camera.

The Guest Experience Team Leader will lead a team of Community Kitchen volunteers, in collaboration with the Kitchen Team Leader, to facilitate an enjoyable guest experience for participants.

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Community support assistant (community language)

Workshop

The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) supports refugees from the moment they arrive at the airport in Australia. Community Support Assistants build on the case management support offered to clients of HSP by providing language support, guiding access to local services, support with life skills development, local community linkages and building social networks.

If you require an adjustment at any time during the application process please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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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