Volunteer Opportunities

housing7Housing assistants work with the Humanitarian Settle Program team to support refugees 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, Farsi or Swahili) and to assist clients to feel comfortable in their homes during an incredibly important phase of their settlement journey.

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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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