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Employment Readiness Assistant

  • Location: Liverpool NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Migrant Services
  • Time Required

    The Liverpool workshop is run during Monday to Thursday, morning and afternoons.

  • Suitable for
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Writing & Editing
  • Training

    Volunteers will be provided with access to SSI’s flexible, extensive and innovative training program

  • Reimbursement

    Volunteers will have access to reimbursement for all preapproved expenses including reasonable travel expenses

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    Position Requirements:

    High proficiency in verbal and written English
    Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and ability to building positive relationships with clients
    Experience working with clients to write resumes and cover letters and searching for employment opportunities
    Well-developed computer skills
    Knowledge of support services available to support job seekers
    Experience supporting clients with interview skill development

    Desirable Experience:

    Previous experience working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Are you interested in preparing refugees and people seeking asylum for work? Are you experienced in resume writing and interview preparation? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? If you answered yes to these questions then we are looking for you! SSI's Refugee Employment Support Program team are looking for Employment Readiness Assistants to support the delivery of Employment workshops. Volunteers will be asked to: • Assist clients to write their resumes • Assist clients in applying for work, including writing cover letters and developing job search skills • Support clients to develop their interview skills • Refer clients to appropriate employment support agencies i.e. Dressed for Success • Assist in conducting employment readiness skills assessments

Volunteers will need to be available for Minimum 1 session per week for 3 months. Sessions operate Monday to Thursday in the morning and afternoon. Sessions are held in Liverpool.

If you require an adjustment please let us know at any time during the application process.