RACS also has a number of student volunteering opportunities available
You will receive training and supervision. Responsibilities include research, form-filling, assisting with client enquiries, scheduling client appointments and various other administrative and legal tasks.
You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to human rights and social justice, an understanding of the issues that affect people seeking asylum, and a capacity to problem-solve. You will have administrative and organisational experience, and have the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders in a confident and a respectful manner. You will also need initiative and a sense of humour.
These are unpaid positions.
What we require from you
Before working with the Centre, student volunteers agree to:
- contribute at least one day per week for a three – six month period (or full time in the winter and summer internship periods)
- provide adequate notice if they are unable to meet commitments, and
- accept the terms and conditions of the confidentiality agreement.
Application Procedure: To apply, please email a cover letter setting out your interest in working at RACS and your CV to Reeve Koelmeyer at [email protected] with subject “Volunteer Application”. Please include your availability and state when you are available to start. Please also note in your application if you speak a second language. For more information please phone (02) 8317 6500.