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SOCIAL SUPPORT PROGRAM
Currently seeking female volunteers for Northern suburbs

Volunteers visit a client regularly, to provide practical assistance, information and a social connection. Support can be in many different forms such as practicing conversational English, explaining letters and filling out forms, assisting with orientation to the local area, providing information about community activities, and facilitating connection with the wider community. Time donated: 2-3 hours per week (generally weekdays but some after-hours/weekend options)

HOMEWORK CLUBS
Currently Recruiting

Volunteer tutors provide support for high school students who require additional assistance with school work. No teaching experience is necessary. Homework clubs are held at various locations. Time donated: 2 hours per week (during school terms)
Salisbury – Monday (4.00pm-6.00pm)
Marion – Monday (4.00pm-6.00pm)
Salisbury East -Wednesday (3.05-4.05pm)
Online - Thursday (4.00pm-6.00pm)
Hilton – Thursday (4.00pm-6.00pm)

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT & MENTORING
Not Currently Recruiting

Engage with youth through fun group activities, games and sports, networking and building confidence at the Youth Hangout . The program provides an opportunity for young people to make friends, become familiar with Australian culture and values, and develop confidence speaking English. Time donated: 2 hours per week (during school term)
Marion Hangout - Wednesday (4pm - 6pm)
Salisbury Hangout - Friday (4pm - 6pm)

ADMINISTRATION / RECEPTION SUPPORT
Currently Recruiting

The role may include different forms of basic administration tasks such as scanning, electronic filing or database entry, or Reception tasks such as greeting clients, answering telephone and passing on phone and email messages to relevant staff. Time donated: 4 hours (during business hours) Located in Salisbury.

CULTURAL SUPPORT WOMEN'S GROUPS
Not Currently Recruiting

Volunteers interact with women in the groups to provide a safe and supportive environment for women to connect, gain information on parenting, health and other topics and practice English. Female volunteers only are required for these groups. Located in Salisbury area. Time donated: 2 hours per week (daytime Thursdays, during school terms)

EVENTS / MARKETING / PROMOTION
Not Currently Recruiting

Volunteers donate time for key events during the year. Volunteer assistance may include: set up and pack down of venues, greeting guests, providing information and taking part in fundraising events. Time donated: Irregular, will depend on the event

APPLICATION FORM
To register your interest in becoming a volunteer at ARA please download the volunteer application form and return it to ARA.

Due to insurance, volunteers must be aged between 18 - 80 years. Volunteer applicants are required to attend a volunteer induction session and provide contact details for a professional referee. All volunteers must have a DHS Working with Children Clearance and attend relevant training specific to their role (provided by ARA).

Australian Refugee Association
Corner Ann Street & Commercial Road, Salisbury
Mail: PO Box 72, Salisbury SA 5108
E volunteer@ausref.net T 08 8354 2951
JOINING OUR BOARD

As a Board member you will be responsible for:
• Setting the strategic direction and providing leadership to the organisation
• Monitoring organisational performance against its purpose and strategic plan
• Ensuring financial and legal compliance

The Board meets on a bimonthly basis on Wednesday evening for approximately 2 hours.
Occasional weekend commitments will be required for Strategic Planning sessions.

If you are interested in joining the Board of ARA, please provide a covering letter addressing the criteria sought, along with your resume and the contact details of two referees. Please address your letter to the Chairperson, Australian Refugee Association and email to CEO@ausref.net

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