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.

pdfYouth@Work mentor volunteer position description237.16 KB

Express interest

Volunteer Opportunities

employment mentor Successful employment is one of the highest priorities for newly arrived refugees and is vital to building a new life in Australia. Employment mentors, from various professions, are engaged by SSI Employment to guide recently arrived refugees seeking employment in the same or similar profession.

Volunteers add significant value to refugees' job seeking efforts by offering insight into industry job markets, targeted job application strategies and workplace culture. Where appropriate, mentors will also look to introduce job seekers to their own professional networks and contacts.

Make a significant difference to the lives of newly arrived refugees – apply to become an employment mentor today.

pdfEmployment mentor volunteer position description 68.96 KB

Express interest

Success stories

“Humanity and freedom” celebrated on Australia Day

Behrooz Gouniai and his family. at Circular Quay.This Australia Day Behrooz Gouniai and his family will be at the beach, like millions of others, celebrating what being Aussie means to them. Behrooz, 64, came to Australia as a refugee more than 30 years ago after being pushed out of Iran first, and then India.

Read more ...