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Welcome2Sydney ambassador


Welcome2Sydney Ambassadors help refugees/new arrivals to feel welcome and more connected to the City of Sydney, establish relationships and boost their self-confidence in accessing and participating in what the City of Sydney can offer. Welcoming activities can include social, cultural and recreational activities available in the City of Sydney Council area.

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

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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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