Volunteer Opportunities

Housing Services volunteerHumanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) Housing provides on-arrival accommodation for refugees on arrival in Australia, assistance to secure long-term accommodation, and Basic Household Goods packages.

Housing assistants work with the HSP Housing team to support clients as they settle into their on-arrival accommodation, and find, secure and settle into their long-term accommodation. Volunteers are engaged to guide and assist clients to feel comfortable in homes during an incredibly important phase of their settlement journey.

Housing service volunteers will be required to provide language (Arabic or Farsi) support and use their own car frequently to fulfil duties which may include transporting clients.

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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Muhammad Sadiq: How I came to call Australia home

Muhammad Sadiq cooking for people seeking asylum at Community Kitchen.I came to Australia as a refugee in 2009, hoping to find a peaceful place to build a home for my family. Increasing persecution of the Hazara community from which my family and I come meant that our native land, Pakistan, was no longer the safe haven it once had been.

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