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Community Education Volunteer Facilitator - Perth WA

Perth WA, Australia Req #346
Thursday, 1 February 2024

Contribute to changing the narrative regarding people seeking asylum in Australia by increasing knowledge, empathy, and inclusion in your community.

  • Ongoing position
  • Weekdays in school hours
  • Join the world’s largest humanitarian network

 

Why Choose to volunteer with Red Cross?

  • You can help improve lives and create a positive impact in your community
  • It’s an opportunity to enhance your skills & knowledge & gain new experiences
  • You’ll be helping Red Cross to support vulnerable people across Australia

The program 

The In Search of Safety program is an Australian Red Cross community education initiative to help build awareness of the real situations facing people who seek asylum around the world, and those who come to Australia for protection. It aims to clarify misinformation and challenge misunderstandings surrounding asylum seekers through thought-provoking presentations, engaging group activities, and enlightening real-life stories, in order to increase community cohesion and cultivate a more welcoming and inclusive Australia.

 

The opportunity 

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. 

 

Application requirements

  • For this role you will be required to undertake a National Police Check, which will be organised through Red Cross. 
  • To submit this an application you will be need to upload a recent copy of your CV and/or provide details for two professional references.
  • The role will also require you to hold or apply for a Working With Children Check or Working With Vulnerable People Check depending on your State/Territory.  Red Cross can assist you to apply for this check.

 

Further information 

 

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Alison Cook via acook@redcross.org.au or 0424 159 440.

Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross. We also have great career opportunities, please visit our website https://www.redcross.org.au/careers/

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

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  • Perth WA, Australia