Do you have at least one spare day each week and a desire to help us settle refugees into a new life in Bendigo?

Yes! Brilliant! Please read on ...

With a large number of new families arriving in Bendigo, we need some dedicated, long-term volunteers to support our Humanitarian Settlement Program.

These volunteers must be available at least one full day each week to support our refugee families attend appointments, learn how to use public transport and to find private rental properties.

In the area of housing, our volunteers will need to:

In the area of transport, our volunteers will we need to:

All of our volunteers must have a current Working With Children certificate and Victoria Police Check but we can also work with you to get these if needed.

Does this still sound like you? Great! Please email Settlement Services team manager Martine Street at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 5448 1600 if you would like more information.

We would also love to hear from any landlords who might have suitable rental properties for our new families.