Do you want to work with JRS?

JRS seeks volunteers and staff who share its vision of serving, accompanying and advocating for the rights of refugees, people seeking asylum and other forcibly displaced people and who are prepared for its often challenging and complex tasks.

JRS volunteers and staff may come from diverse backgrounds and different walks of life.

JRS seeks specialists in education, counselling, rehabilitation, training, management, social work, human rights and related fields.

What qualities does JRS require?

In addition to the obvious desire to serve refugees and asylum seekers, maturity, considerable flexibility of temperament and a capacity to understand refugees and their circumstances without losing objectivity, these  qualities are essential in JRS staff members and volunteers who work with us:

In addition to the obvious desire to serve refugees and asylum seekers, maturity, considerable flexibility of temperament and a capacity to understand refugees and their circumstances without losing objectivity, these  qualities are essential in JRS staff members and volunteers:

  • commitment to training others
  • capacity for teamwork and community living
  • precise professional expertise
  • commitment to human rights, equality and non-discriminatory practices

Work with us
Current vacancies:

Volunteering vacancies

JRS is always expanding its services, especially at Arrupe Place in Parramatta, NSW, where we provide a drop-in service for asylum seeker and refugee clients.

JRS runs largely on the support of volunteers, and as such we look for people to fill the following positions:

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