Featured Volunteer Opportunity

Youth at Work Mentor SSI Youth@Work mentors support young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds to adapt to the workplace and stay in work in Australia.

The program aims to enhance the career outcomes of participants who often find it difficult to secure long term employment in Australia because of language and cultural barriers.

Mentors connect with participants via phone, email, text or in person for up to six months to help young people set the foundations for their career goals.


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Ignite Business MentorIgnite business mentors offer holistic one-on-one support to Ignite entrepreneurs.

Mentors work with entrepreneurs through a multitude of mediums including text, email, phone and in person. The role of the mentor is to coach, guide and assist in building the confidence of an entrepreneur as they establish and/or grow their business.

SSI is not currently recruiting for this role.

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Success stories

Simon Shahin: The road from Syria to Australia

Former refugee Simon Shahin standing in front of a tree.From the first day I arrived in Australia, it felt like home. Everyone gets homesick sometimes, but if you have goals and dreams, it constantly drives you forward and takes your mind off the past.

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