Volunteering with United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugee Action


United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugee Action Australia is a small organisation. It depend on the support of devoted volunteers to maintain our vital work. Nonetheless, there are only a small number of opportunities because we do not have many office bearer and the organisation have limited office space.

The organisation work directly with refugees and asylum seek seeker people. We accept any one who interested in joining our organisation. We have range of area where you will volunteer in:

If there are no opportunities, you can fill out a request form based on the home page of the website and we will contact you when there is a chance. Please note that it may take us up to a week to respond, because we currently have limited capacity.

Who can volunteer?


Most of our chances to volunteer will be based in our Brisbane Office.

Our aim is to recruit a diverse and dedicated team of volunteers. We especially encourage the following people to apply:

  • People with specialist skills in communications, For example, WordPress and website development, graphic design, infographics), statistics, fundraising and administration
  • people from refugee backgrounds or people seeking asylum
  • people with language skills relevant to refugee communities
  • Other Gender group
  • Women are mostly encouraged
  • Elders without jobs are encourage to join us.

We also longed-for applications for people who have good skills in Project proposal, Grant writer, research and policy analysis, and student are accepted too

What are we supposed to expect


 Commonly, we require a minimum commitment of one day a week for at least six months a year for general volunteers. We prefer people who can celebrate a regular weekday. We expect people who volunteer with us to respect everyone with whom they work.

We prefer Volunteers who can celebrate a regular weekday. We expect people who volunteer with us to respect everyone they talk to while with us.

What are you gonna do?

  • Our general volunteers carry out a wide range of tasks, including:
  • Help us research and draft publications
  • Help us write content for our website and bulletins
  • Attend events and networks
  • Help us organize events
  • Help us collect and analyse data, including statistics
  • Helping us answer public Inquiries.

Individuals with expertise also help us to translate documents, design our website and communications and provide advice on areas within their expertise.

We currently have the following volunteering opportunities:

  • Website editing and designing
  • Project writer
  • Community Representative
  • Receptionist
  • Fundraising Assistant with research/analysis & writing skills (Brisbane/offsite).
  • Social media promotion (Brisbane/offsite)
  •  Policy or general volunteering (Brisbane office)
  •  Community educators for our Face to Face program Brisbane
  •  Media monitoring (Brisbane Office)

You can indicate which of these you are interested in by choosing ‘type’ when you complete the ‘apply to volunteer’ form below.

Apply to volunteer with us in Brisbane

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Show Your Support

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved.


This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action Australia.


Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.