Author Archive of Benm

Shoulder to shoulder but worlds apart

Yesterday I visited a school in Adelaide. I was there to watch an assembly for a selection of classes in the afternoon. It was an assembly just any other. As part of National Youth Week the children had already spent the day doing various activities, as is normally the case during the last few weeks of a school term. They were already restless and excited. The teachers stood at the back of the hall, like silent sentinels watching the kids, talk and

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Position Vacant: Fundraising Officer

Fundraising Officer - Position Description The Australian Refugee Association (ARA) is a community-based South Australian organisation that provides settlement support for people of refugee and migrant backgrounds. ARA's programs offer support in the areas of settlement, migration, employment, accommodation and education, in addition to mentoring new and emerging communities. The position of Fundraising Officer supports ARA through marketing activities,

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Position Vacant – Bicultural Caseworker (Syrian)

JOB DESCRIPTION The Australian Refugee Association (ARA) provides a broad range of support services to the refugee community in South Australia. ARA is seeking to employ a Bicultural Caseworker (Syrian) Modern Award Level 3 Year 1 to work with individuals and families from Syria following their exit from the Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS) program. The worker will provide casework and work collaboratively with other ARA staff to assist Syrian

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VIDEO + AUDIO RECORDINGS: ARA Oration 2016

  VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wnInwXKe4Q   AUDIO: http://helix.unisa.edu.au/flash/25182030_hi.mp3

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