ID: 131621

In Search of Safety Community Education Volunteer - Perth Metro

Migrant Services Regular - more than 6 months Perth WA

About this opportunity

•Ongoing position •School hours but flexible to fit in with your personal commitment •Join the world's largest humanitarian organisation

The program The In Search of Safety program was developed by Red Cross to help build awareness and understanding of the real situations facing people who come to Australia to seek asylum. 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 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

•Ongoing position •School hours but flexible to fit in with your personal commitment

Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Tutoring & Coaching
Training

Volunteer induction and role specific training will be provided.