Refugee child mentor
Mercy Connect Perth (Supported by Volunteer Melville!)
- Kardinya Western Australia
- Category: Education & Training
- Types of work: Education & Training, Tutoring & Coaching
Mercy Connect engages trained volunteers, with an educational background, to provide additional support and mentoring to asylum seeker, refugee, humanitarian visa students at a critical time in their settlement in Australia. Families from asylum seeker, refugee and/or humanitarian backgrounds are supported through improving their children’s capacity to negotiate the challenges of mainstream schooling and integrate into the wider Australian community.