Work & Volunteer With Us

Thank you for your interest to join our team at Asylum Seekers Centre.

Government assistance for people seeking asylum is being withdrawn at a rate not seen since we opened our doors at ASC 25 years ago. Thousands will be affected. More than ever we need the support of our community who with their dedication, commitment and compassion enable us to provide a welcoming and safe environment for the many people who come to the Centre seeking comfort and assistance.

We welcome you to express your interest in joining our team or expand your role if you are already involved with us!

Please find details below of current paid and voluntary roles available:

Employment Admin Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to work in the Employment Service as an Administrator.

Duties and responsibilities include: Reporting to the Employment Manager and working closely with the entire Employment Service staff team, the Administrator will support achieving our clients employment goals.

Availability & Commitment: 1/2 day either or Monday or Tuesday.

Application Deadline: 18 December, 2019

A position description outlining the selection criteria and further requirements of the role can be found here: Position Description – Employment Service Administrator (Volunteer)

How to apply: To express your interest for this role, please send an email to volunteer@asylumseekerscentre.org.au with your resume, brief blurb about yourself and how you meet the selection criteria (found in the position description).


Casework Intake Volunteers

Intake Volunteers play a vital role in assessing the needs of each person or family who present to the Centre, to determine their eligibility in becoming an ASC client.

To learn more about the role and find the selection criteria please refer to the Position Description.

Availability & Commitment: We have two positions available within our Casework Intake Team for 2020, for Thursday and Fridays. Please note: these are two separate positions available and candidates will only need to commit to one of these days per week. Candidates will need to be available from 9am to 5pm and able to commit to the role for a minimum of six months.

Application Deadline: 15 January, 2020

How to apply: To express your interest for this role, please send an email to volunteer@asylumseekerscentre.org.au with your resume, brief blurb about yourself and how you meet the selection criteria (found in the position description).


Computer Tutor Volunteers

We have several positions available for Volunteer Computer Tutors. Candidates should have some expertise in computing and will be required to assist clients with technology and the internet. Queries are about email, storing/attaching documents, house hunting, job searching, language learning, etc.  Experience with Google applications (Gmail, Drive), smartphones, tablets and non-Windows systems is desirable. Patience and a friendly manner are essential, as is the ability to explain things in clear English to non-English speakers. Training will be available.

Availability & Commitment: Attendance at the centre will be from 11 am to 12.30 pm or 1 pm to 3 pm (weekday of your choice).

Application Deadline: 13 December, 2019

A position description outlining the selection criteria and responsibilities of the role can be found here: Position Description – Computer Tutor.

How to apply: To express your interest for this role, please send an email to volunteer@asylumseekerscentre.org.au with your resume, brief blurb about yourself and how you meet the selection criteria (found in the position description).


A current and valid NSW Working with Children’s Check is required from all employees and volunteers of Asylum Seekers Centre.

If you haven’t found anything that suits you, we encourage you to visit the NSW Humanitarian Hub which is a central point for volunteering opportunities in the sector. There you will find current vacancies listed for our organisation as well as our partner agencies who undertake similar work.

We thank you for your support and interest in the work we do.