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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

Women at risk dancers

Life skills and orientation assistants build on the case management support offered to Women at Risk by offering language support (Arabic, Assyrian, Dari, Farsi, Tamil), guiding access to local services, supporting attendance at orientation sessions, building their social networks, and improving their understanding of Australian cultural practices.

N.B. Being female is a requirement for this role.

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Former refugee Simon Shahin standing in front of a tree.From the first day I arrived in Australia, it felt like home. Everyone gets homesick sometimes, but if you have goals and dreams, it constantly drives you forward and takes your mind off the past.

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