Volunteer Opportunities

community supportCommunity support assistants build on the case management support offered to refugees of the Humanitarian Settlement Program by providing language support (Arabic, Dari, Farsi or Swahili), guiding access to local services, support with life skills development, local community linkages and building social networks.

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Success stories

Karim's small business success while seeking asylum

Ignite Small Business Start-ups client Karim.Karim* arrived in Australia in 2012 to seek asylum when it became unsafe for him to stay in Iran.

An electrical engineer by trade and with a wealth of experience, he owned and operated his own business in his home town of Shiraz, Iran.

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