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Saturday 17th-Thursday 22nd November 2018
This 15-hour course enables participants to support former refugees as they resettle here in Nelson.
The Refugee Support Volunteer training course covers all aspect of former refugee’s journey from their home countries of Bhutan, Myanmar and Colombia to Nelson.
The course content covers Cross Cultural Communication, Health and Wellbeing, country and culture profiles, opportunity to hear former refugees’ personal stories, as well as extensive content on the role of a Refugee Support Volunteer.
Our current volunteers comment on the great satisfaction in supporting a former refugee family create a new life here; that they learn about diverse cultures and the global refugee crisis; and that they make friendships with former refugees and other volunteers.
If you would like to become part of the team please contact Megan: