Archive for July, 2019

JRS relaunches Cook 2 Connect!

31st July 2019

Cook2Connect is a fun way to make a positive difference in the lives thousands of women, men & children who are seeking asylum in our community.  Join us to celebrate the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking…

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Media Release: Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia welcomes new Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) report on people seeking asylum in the Australian community.

17th July 2019

JRS Australia welcomes the release of a landmark Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) report on lives of people in the so-called ‘Legacy Caseload.’ The report, entitled Lives on hold: Refugees and asylum seekers in the ‘Legacy Caseload’ draws on the…

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Apply now! JRS seeks a Housing Project Coordinator.

12th July 2019

Position Title: Housing Project Coordinator Exciting new position! JRS Australia requires an experienced project coordinator who is skilled at networking and building referral pathways and who is passionate about the rights of people seeking asylum.  Work Type/s: Part time  (a…

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Apply now! JRS seeks a Project Coordinator for our women’s only space.

12th July 2019

Project Coordinator – Finding Safety JRS Australia requires an experienced Project Coordinator for its Finding Safety program with a passion for and a commitment to ensuring the rights of people seeking asylum, particularly the rights of women who have experienced…

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Real Life Stories – Soraya.

9th July 2019

Stories from our Caseworkers: JRS Australia is honoured to have a direct relationship with people seeking asylum and refugees. In 2018 alone, over 3,000 people were served by us. Each of our JRS Caseworkers meets remarkable people. Here is the…

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The story of Hava – an advocate with lived experience.

8th July 2019

As a refugee in Australia, Hava Rezaie is a powerful voice. Throughout her life Hava has striven to improve the social standing of marginalised people and of women. Born in Afghanistan, Hava is part of the Hazara community, a minority…

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Apply now! JRS is hiring a Community Development Coordinator for our Westmead community space.

1st July 2019

Position Description Are you a community development professional? Passionate about supporting people seeking asylum?  Download the full position description here. Position Title: Community Development Coordinator Work Type/s: Full Time (5 days/week for 1 year with the possibility of extension depending on funding) Reports…

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