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Safety Community Education Volunteer - Perth Metro

Australian Red Cross (MVRC)
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You will help to improve public understanding of asylum seekers, refugees and migration by delivering interactive sessions in school forums. All information is presented within a humanitarian framework from a neutral and impartial perspective to allow participants to form their own conclusions.

The impact

As part of the In Search of Safety Program you will contribute to changing the perception of your local community regarding people seeking safety in our country and around the world.

All information is presented within a humanitarian framework from a neutral and impartial perspective to allow participants to form their own conclusions. Volunteers can elect to deliver sessions in any of the follow forums.

1.Primary Schools – Year 5 to 6 (10 and 11 year old students) This is the core component of the program. In Search of Safety is the primary schools program. Each session runs for around 90 minutes, and is delivered to up to 35 students in a classroom environment.

2.Secondary Schools – Years 7 to 12 (12 to 17 year old students) Pathways to Protection is the secondary schools program. Sessions run between 50 and 120 minutes in a classroom environment. Group sizes vary.

3.Other optional opportunities - Adult forums (private, government and community sector) These conversations are available to any adult forum. The approach is tailored to the audience but content is similar to the school programs. Length and group sizes vary.