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Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Volunteer Migration Employment Mentor Darwin

Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 28/12/2017

Job Category:

Volunteer, Community & Charity / Associations / Non-Profit

Job description:

As a Volunteer Migration Employment Mentor, you will support new migrants to increase their employability through individual support and connections in the community

  • Ongoing role.
  • Each mentorship last a minimum 3 months
  • A minimum of 1 hour per week

The program
Our Migration Support Programs provide help and support to migrants in transition such refugees, asylum seekers and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration.

We do this through a range of migration programs services and programs that protect and uphold the health, dignity and wellbeing of vulnerable migrants. We also provide services to reconnect family members whose loss of contact is caused by international or internal conflict, war and disaster.

The opportunity
Through your existing skills on recruitment, employment and Australian workplace culture, you will mentor new migrants to increase their employability. You will be matched with suitable candidates who are either at the beginning of their employment history in Australia or looking for the next, more sustainable opportunity. Your guidance will provide support in areas such as resume building, cover letters, interview techniques, employer expectations, rights in the workplace among others.

The impact
We know that new migrants face many significant barriers in gaining employment in Australia. You will be providing the person you mentor with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to land their next job.

As a Migration Support Programs volunteer, you’ll be part of a wider effort to improve the wellbeing of people suffering vulnerability as a result of migration. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description or contact Patrick Sim on 0407 198 495

Download File NT Mentor VRD.pdf

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

Please note: you will be required to upload a recent copy of your CV to submit this application.

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