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The Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre was established in 1993. We are a leader in the provision of multicultural community-based services. We provide a great team environment, with career and learning opportunities, and diverse work experience. We also have excellent employee benefits such as salary packaging, study leave policy and professional development opportunities.

Program Worker -  Girl Guide Group Assistant

We are seeking female with Dari or Hazargi speaking skills to run a Afghan Girls Guide Group with Girls Guide Victoria.

The position has been assessed against the Special Measures of Equal Employment Opportunity Legislation to advertise as Female only opportunity.

  • 3 hours per week casual
  • Female only
  • Use your leadership skills to deliver successful Girls Guide Program

About the Program

The position is funded by the Department of Premier and Cabinet – Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Division to work with the Afghan community across the Cities of Greater Dandenong and Casey. The Afghan Guiding Project assists girls aged between 5 – 17years from this community to participate in guiding activities as well as assisting the training of female leaders within the Afghan community to become trained guide leaders.

About role

The position will work collaboratively with Girls Guides Victoria. The role assist in the development of the Afghan Guiding Project to empower Afghan women and support gender equality.

About you

We are seeking a female group assistabt aged 18+ years that works with the group leader to deliver the Girl Guide weekly program. The role responsibilities include but are not limited to interacting with the girls during the program, running games and activities, communicating with families, planning the activities, assisting with the set up and pack up of the weekly program, some basic administration tasks, promoting the program in the community and assisting to coordinate volunteers.

For more information please read the position description attached or contact Wendy Fox at 03 9767 1917

Position Description: Click Here

Application process

To be considered for this role you must attach a cover letter and a resume. To apply send your applications to by 5:00PM Thursday, 30th June 2017


Bi-lingual Home Care/Personal Care workers

  • Casual, ongoing role

  • Do you have a Certificate III or higher qualification in either Aged Care or HACC?

  • Do you speak any other languages? - Greek, Italian, Arabic and Polish languages are in high demand.

We are looking for Home Care Workers with Certificate III in Aged Care or HACC to be a part of our Diverse Care Team. Diverse Care™ is a social enterprise of Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre.

The role

 (1) Home Care and Personal Care: we provide bi-lingual workers to assist clients of various community aged care organisations. Our bi-lingual care workers provide personal care, respite and home help. Languages in high demand at present include Greek, Italian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Dari, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Arabic and Cantonese. Suburbs in high demand at present include Caulfield, Bulleen, Narre Warren, Knoxfield, Ferntree Gully, Bentleigh, Mentone and Box Hill.

(2) Planned Activity Groups: we provide bi-lingual support workers for planned activity groups. Bi-lingual workers in these groups need to have an interest and ability to work in a group setting, in order to provide support to aged care clients. Locations: within City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and Shire of Cardinia.

About you

In order to qualify for the role you must have the following

  • Working rights in Australia

  • Victorian Driver's Licence

  • A current police check (no older than 1 year)

  • A comprehensively insured vehicle available for use during working hours

  • Certificate III or higher in Aged Care or HACC

  • Availability for shifts for at least 3 working days (between 8am to 6pm)

Application process

Please read the Position Description attached: Direct Care Worker

(1) download this Application Form (2) save it as a Word document (3) fill in the details and (4) email the completed form to

For further information, please email Bill Collopy, Manager,