Work with us

We’re a hard working team who believe that asylum seekers should be made to feel welcome, safe and supported while they wait for their applications for protection to be assessed.

If you are looking for a new challenge and would like to work or volunteer for an organisation that supports some of the most inspiring people you will ever meet, then we encourage you to apply for a position with us.  In return, we want you to bring your professional skills, energy, commitment and compassion to our organisation. It is not essential to have prior experience in the not-for-profit sector.

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, please check our vacancies below. You can also register as a supporter to receive volunteer opportunities via email as they arise.

Positions Vacant


Job Advisor 

We have multiple vacancies to fill in the role of volunteer Job Advisor. This role provides one to one advice and mentoring to people seeking asylum who are seeking employment in Australia.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Identifying expertise, abilities, interests and work readiness of job seeker

  • Ability to advocate with employers on behalf of job seekers

  • Resume and cover letter development

  • Referring people seeking asylum to training and other services as needed

  • Provide interview preparation when needed

  • Using your networks and experience to help people seeking asylum gain work is key to the role

Availability & Commitment: 1 day per week for 12 months: ½ day working one-on-one with people seeking asylum at the Centre, and ½ at home in preparation and research.

A position description outlining the selection criteria and further requirements of the role can be found here: Position Description – Job Advisor.


How to apply: To express your interest for any of the above volunteer roles, 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).

Application Deadline: Friday 8th June 2018, 5:00 pm.

Working rights in Australia and a valid NSW Working with Children’s Check is required from all workers of the Asylum Seekers Centre.

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