News stories tagged with "SSI"
Refugee Dhafer finds most meaningful work helping others
June 2, 2022
Dhafer Shano has more than 20 years’ experience repairing electrical items in his home town of Baghdad. But today in the Western Sydney suburb of Fairfield, it is the welfare of fellow migrants being carefully tended to by the 56-year-old Chaldean refugee. Dhafer arrived in Australia with his wife and son in 2017, having originally fled […]
Courier driving course delivers results
September 29, 2021
Raad Imara has been living in Australia for more than 10 years, and after just a few weeks of taking part in the English for Courier Driving course he has finally secured his first official job – at Australia Post.
Raad said the course helped him with all aspects of the work and gave him the confidence to succeed in a role he loves.
The work involves packing items, driving and delivering parcels and letters – essential work during the pandemic.
Short Course Empowers Female Refugees With Digital Skills
June 2, 2021
Navitas Skilled Futures, in collaboration with Settlement Services International (SSI), has helped make everyday life activities easier for female refugees through a short practical course tailored specifically to their needs.
The course gave students the confidence to use essential smartphone applications and access government services.