More opportunities for cultural capacity training

Sophie-May and Zeljka

SCARF and MCCI have pooled their expertise to provide a greater variety of cultural training programs aimed at increasing cultural understanding in education institutions, the aged care sector and businesses in NSW and ACT. “Working together enables us to combine the best of two organisations, build on years of experience...

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Digital Device Drive: 100 devices donated

SCARF has just reached a milestone in our Digital Device Drive initiative. Last week, the program coordinator, Sophie-May, delivered the 100th device to a local family since the pandemic began in early 2020. “This has been such a meaningful activity to be involved in – each of the families I...

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The latest at SCARF March 2021

Diversity and inclusion workshop

The latest at SCARF | March 2021 ☀ Important updates from SCARF Last week we celebrated International Women’s Day with the theme “Choose to Challenge”. We were encouraged to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements and to collectively help to create a more inclusive world. This week we celebrate Harmony...

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The latest at SCARF February 2021

The latest at SCARF | March 2021 ☀ It has been a fairly hectic start to 2021 but the new year has brought with it a renewed feeling of optimism as we re-boot community programs and continue to foster new partnerships and connections in the Illawarra to support the local...

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L2P driver mentoring is back!

Uwitonze and Steve L2P driver mentoring

The SCARF L2P mentoring program was gearing up to be very busy this year, with driving being an important skill in the 21st century! We recruited nine new mentors in the first volunteer intake in February this year. Every effort was made to match volunteers with learners and get them...

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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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