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Welcome2Sydney sports ambassador


Indoor basketball Welcome2Sydney is a project co-designed by City of Sydney and SSI. The project aims to encourage inclusiveness and strengthen a sense of belonging by engaging ambassadors from the City of Sydney local government area (LGA), to engage in community acts of welcoming refugees/new arrivals. Welcoming sports activities include attending and participating in volleyball, basketball, futsal and soccer games at the KGV stadium.

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

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hss Life skills assistant

The Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSP) Orientation Program delivers Life Skills workshops to clients that assist in developing critical skills and knowledge that support living independently in Australia.

The Life Skills Program Assistant supports the Orientation team with logistical, administrative and event management activities at workshops and events. Volunteers will also assist the team to create a welcoming environment for clients through language support and by participating alongside clients in workshop and event activities.

N.B. A regular commitment of at least one full day orientation session per week is requested for this role.

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Refugee turned citizen feels privileged to have a say

Paz Roman smiling to camera.At 17, Paz Roman was nominated as Young Australian of the Year, mostly for her volunteer work. Ironically, she wasn’t an Australian. She came here from Chile as a refugee with her family when she was just a baby, and despite living in Australia since then, she struggled with the idea of becoming a citizen.  

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