The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is both a place and a movement. We are an independent not for profit, whose programs support and empower people seeking asylum to maximise their own physical, mental and social wellbeing. As a movement, we mobilise and unite communities to create lasting social and policy change for people seeking asylum in Australia. We are proud to be owned and run by our community of volunteers and supporters.
The ASRC employs over 100 staff and depends on 1,000 dedicated volunteers to carry out programs that support and empower over 7,000 people seeking asylum each year. The ASRC programs and services sit within six streams:
- Humanitarian Services
- Fundraising & Marketing
- Innovation Hub
- People Management
- Advocacy & Campaigns
- Shared Business Services
- A diverse and inclusive working environment
- The ability to witness first-hand how your work can benefit the lives of people seeking asylum
- Salary packaging of up to $15,899 per annum
- Additional meals & entertainment packaging
- A strong commitment to professional development
- Flexible and supportive working arrangements
- 4 weeks of annual leave with 17.5% annual leave loading
- Additional paid leave at Christmas
- A comprehensive induction process which allows you to fully take-in and understand the Centre’s range of services and programs
- You will be paired with a ‘buddy’ as part of the induction process, to help familiarise yourself, and meet other people within the organisations
- Access to personal and carers leave, parental and compassionate leave
- Access to the Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling
- Free lunch daily
- Car & bike parking available
All forms of employment with ASRC, paid or voluntary are subject to continued compliance with our Child Safety and Reporting Policy. All or any breaches to this policy may result in disciplinary action being taken and/or the cessation of the employment contract or volunteer agreements.
All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and provision of a valid Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
Alternatively, you can become a volunteer. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the ASRC. Join over 1300 volunteers and make a positive impact on the lives of people seeking asylum.
Our values are the foundation of the ASRC’s identity, the core of our organisational culture, and what guides all decision-making. We have mapped the following values as being the principal beliefs and behaviours that our staff and volunteers embody which supports our vision and reflect all that we do. Read our values.