Volunteer Opportunities

Community Hubs School Readiness Assistant

School readiness assistants work alongside the Community Hub Leader and/or program support officer/teacher to facilitate school readiness activities for children aged 4-6 years as they prepare for Kindergarten. These Transition to School sessions aim to assist children to familiarise themselves with school culture, programs, facilities and classroom settings.

Community Hubs are located across schools within the Bankstown, Cumberland, Parramatta, Blacktown and Fairfield areas.

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Four Brave Women: Summer Hill café empowers refugee entrepreneurs

Courtesy The Australian: Ethiopian refugee Adi Tefera, left, with volunteer chef Kate Spina at Four Brave WomenFour Brave Women is open for business!

Developed as a joint initiative between The Trading Circle, a division of the charity Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, and SSI, Four Brave Women is a café and community space where refugees have the opportunity to create a sustainable income for themselves using their culinary skills. It is a creative and inclusive space that celebrates different cultures through food and art.

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