South East Community Links has a strong commitment to working with volunteers. We rely on the support of volunteers to meet the needs of our community. Our volunteer program aims to build employability skills and promote social inclusion for residents of the south east, particularly migrants and refugees. Our volunteers:

  • Can commit themselves for 6 months or more
  • Can contribute a minimum of 4 hours per week
  • Can attend training including Community Information Workers Course (or have evidence of equivalent training) for Community Information Workers
  • Can attend ongoing training when offered
  • Can read widely as needed to update knowledge

What we ask from you:

  • A willingness to work as part of a team, accept direction and supervision
  • Competency in spoken and written English
  • An interest in and commitment to working with people
  • Reliability to ensure we can provide support to the community

What you get from us:

  • Gain employment and work experience
  • Gain knowledge of how the community sector works
  • Explore new career options
  • Increase skills
  • Give back to the community
  • Self-fulfilment and enjoyment
  • Social support and network development through working with other volunteers

Types of voluntary work

  • Provide information, support and referral to the community
  • Undertake assessments for emergency relief
  • Administration and project support
  • Information technology projects
  • Mentor driver roles through L2P
  • Tutoring through our youth Homework Club