Once you have reviewed the positions, please register your interest via the Expression of Interest Form below.
Material Aid Logistics Volunteer
The Material Aid logistics volunteer works alongside the Housing Coordinator to schedule the pick-up and delivery of material aid items for clients, such as furniture & appliances. This role liaises with both the wider community and clients receiving the donated goods. This role assesses the quality of items donated, produces the weekly pick-up roster for the drivers, arranges storage locations and coordinates with clients for item drop-off. The role requires good attention to detail and ability to use Microsoft excel.
Men's Group Volunteer
The Men’s Group is about providing opportunities for men seeking asylum to participate and connect with other men. It aims to build relationships, reduce isolation and promote physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
Welcome Feast Cooking Classes Volunteer
An empowerment and livelihood program that offers cooking classes to schools and other events/organisations, taught by chefs who are seeking asylum. Volunteers required to assist in set-up of events, assist the chefs with transporting food, assisting with plating and presentation of food. Time commitment is anywhere between 3-6 hours. These can be during the day or in the evenings during the week or on the weekend.
Women's Creative Hub Volunteer
The Women’s empowerment and livelihood program supports women to make products (bags, quilts, jewellery) to sell at market stalls. In partnership with the Welcome Studio, clients are able to sell products online to generate an income. Volunteers are required to help the coordinator set up the hub and support women with making their products.
Drop-In Centre Volunteer
The Drop In Volunteer is the first point of contact for clients, welcomes them to the centre, assists with sign in, conducts intake assessments and provides assistance as required whilst the client is accessing the centre.
The volunteer coordinates the stocking and distribution of food for the House of Welcome’s Foodbank. Clients accessing the foodbank may have no other source of income, and as a result may be without basic food and household items. The Drop In Volunteer plays a crucial role in making clients feel welcome when collecting from the Foodbank.
Community Kitchen Volunteer
The Community Kitchen provides a safe and welcoming space for clients at the House of Welcome to come together, relax and make connections with volunteers, staff and other clients. The Community Kitchen volunteer supports the chefs (clients at the House of Welcome) to prepare lunches for about 20-30 people each week, including setting up the kitchen, helping with serving, tidying the space and assisting with the pack-up.
Social Activities Volunteer
The House of Welcome provides social activities across the year to provide a respite for House of Welcome families and individuals to relax, meet new people and to experience parts of Sydney they may not be familiar with. The Social Activities Assistant assists with the planning and logistics of the activities and then participating in their delivery on the day.
Volunteer Expression of Interest
Please register your interest for volunteering through the form below and our Community Development Coordinator, Suma Pillai, will get back to you soon!