Other Volunteer Programs
There are many ways to support migrants and refugees to make Albury Wodonga a welcoming community.
If Murray Valley Sanctuary Refugee Group is not the place for you, perhaps you'd consider volunteering with other groups, such as;
St Vincent de Paul. Settlement Support for Humanitarian Refugees
St Vincent De Paul Society and Multicultural Council of Wagga Wagga (Riverina Consortium) are responsible for the delivery of the Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS) contract in the Riverina. HSS assists Refugee Entrants during settlement into their new lives here in Australia. With the generous support and commitment of hundreds of volunteers, since 2005 the Riverina has welcomed over 250 families and 700 individuals from many nations within Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Albury Wodonga Cultural Exchange. Volunteers are always welcome at their Homework Club. Got an hour to help young refugees with their homework at the Lavington, Albury or Wodonga library. Alternatively, help out a the weekly Music Club at Albury's Youth Cafe or drive a bus for the CALD Seniors cards and conversation programs.
Rural Australians for Refugees Albury Wodonga. There are lots of ways to advocate for rural Australian's voices to be heard.
Border Refugee Asylum Seeker Support Group (BRASS). A community group based in Beechworth, providing a focus and point of contact for the practical support of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
CALD Services Guide. A great resource produced by the Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureaum if you are supporting refugees and looking for more information about services and support around Albury Wodonga.
Please contact us if you have a project or program where you are seeking volunteers, as we would be happy to share this information so that we continue to grow as a welcoming and inclusive community.
Albury Wodonga Ethnic Communities Council is a member-based association that advocates for the needs and interests of local ethnic communities, ensuring that these communities have equitable access to services and opportunities to participate fully in life here on the Border.