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103 Companionship & Social Support volunteer opportunities in Australia found.

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Refugee Home and Community Support Volunteer - Albury

  • Location: Albury NSW
  • Category: Migrant Services

Volunteers play an important role in the success of the Humanitarian Settlement Program as it seeks to achieve key outcomes such as increased social cohesion, community connectedness, and positive settlement experience for refugees. Volunteer participation in this program will mean refugees get the extra support they need to successfully settle in the community and build confidence as they start their new lives in Australia.

Specialised Community Support Assistant (Community Language)

  • Location: Fairfield NSW
  • Category: Migrant Services

The Specialised and Intensive Services (SIS) team provides intensive support to eligible refugee and asylum seeker clients with complex and exceptional needs. Specialised Community Support Assistants provide assistance to SIS clients to attend medical appointments, community engagement activities and events, assist with phone calls, language support and basic admin.

Welcome2Sydney Ambassador

  • Location: Sydney NSW
  • Category: Migrant Services

Welcome2Sydney is a project co-designed by City of Sydney and SSI and aims to encourage inclusiveness and strengthen a sense of belonging for refugees/new arrivals, by engaging ambassadors who live in the City of Sydney local government area (LGA), to engage in community acts of welcoming. Welcome2Sydney Ambassador activities can include social, cultural and recreational activities available in the City of Sydney Council area.

Refugee Housing Assistant - Armidale

  • Location: Armidale NSW
  • Category: Migrant Services

The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) supports refugees from the moment they arrive at the airport. HSP provides on-arrival accommodation (OAA) for refugees on arrival in Australia and assistance to secure long-term accommodation (LTA). Housing Assistants work with the HSP team to support clients as they settle into their OAA, find, secure and settle into their LTA. Volunteers are engaged to guide and assist clients to feel comfortable in homes.

SRSS Community Support Assistant (community Language)

  • Location: Liverpool NSW
  • Category: Migrant Services

The Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) program provides support to asylum seekers who are living in the community on temporary visas while their status as a refugee is being assessed. The Community Support Assistants (Community Language) build on the case management support offered to clients of the SRSS Program by guiding access to local services, support with life skills development, local community linkages and building social networks.

Community Support Assistant (Community Language)

  • Location: Liverpool NSW
  • Category: Migrant Services

The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) supports refugees from the moment they arrive at the airport. Community Support Assistants build on the case management support offered to clients of HSP by guiding access to local services, support with life skills development, local community linkages and building social networks.

Cultural Support Group Childcare volunteer

  • Location: Salisbury SA
  • Category: Migrant Services

Women volunteers assist ARA staff by providing childcare assistance to mothers attending facilitated Cultural Support groups and by providing friendship and support around raising children and family life. Three groups are held on a weekly basis at different Salisbury locations during school terms: one for Afghani women on Thursday mornings, one for Burmese Chin women on Wednesday lunch-times, and one for Syrian Women on Tuesday mornings