From the CEO

Dear SCARF supporters, After the recent turbulence felt by SCARF and indeed, the whole community, we are looking forward to growth and renewal in the coming months. SCARF has always operated on a shoestring budget. When in March we saw core income streams drying up almost overnight, we had to...

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Update from the SCARF CEO in response to COVID-19

As you are all aware, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. As individuals and organisations we are all grappling with how this will impact on our day to day lives, and how best to respond. I want to share some important information with...

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SCARF volunteer applications now open

SCARF is now accepting applications to become a volunteer. There are so many ways you can contribute to SCARF as a volunteer and make a positive contribution to the lives of refugee entrants. We are recruiting for specific volunteer roles including program coordination, finance, photography, videography, driver mentoring, and education...

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SCARF Homework Help volunteer team wins 2019 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year in the Illawarra

A huge congratulations goes to the SCARF Homework Help volunteer team on winning the 2019 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year in the Illawarra at the The Centre for Volunteering awards ceremony on Friday 6 September. The 30-member team helps up to 70 students per year from a refugee background with tutoring and homework...

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SCARF Champion of Welcome trivia night a success

2019 SCARF Champions trivia night

Over 180 people joined us at the 2019 SCARF Illawarra Champions trivia night on Thursday 13 June at the Innovation Campus to help raise funds so that SCARF can continue to offer programs to recently settled refugees in the Illawarra. We were buoyed by the incredible support from the community...

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Coffee Community Connections

Every Friday at 11:30 volunteers and SCARF community members meet for Coffee & Community Connections. There's laughter, chatter, games that encourage the practice of English in a fun way, and plenty of catching up with old and new friends over cups of...

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SCARF monthly fundraiser trivia 2019

It’s 2019 and we’re back for the best trivia night Wollongong’s ever seen! Get your brain into gear and come to The Little Prince on the last Tuesday of each month for SCARF’s fundraiser trivia nights. Join us in the outdoor section at 6:00 pm for a 6:30 pm start. All...

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