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

Housing administration

Housing assistants work with the Humanitarian Settle Program team to support Women at Risk as they settle into their On Arrival Accommodation, find, secure and settle into their Long Term Accommodation. Volunteers will be asked to provide language support (Arabic, Dari or Farsi) and to assist clients to feel comfortable in their homes during an incredibly important phase of their settlement journey.

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Success stories

Jamsheed’s Story

A driver in their car.

My name is Jamsheed Shaharyar. I am a refugee from Iran.

I was born to a middle class family in Iran, where my wealth was my family and I earned my income from a good job.

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