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Be a part of someone's journey

Business and community support is essential for refugees and asylum seekers making a fresh start and aspiring to become financially independent. So we're always on the lookout for talented refugee assistance volunteers to mentor emerging entrepreneurs and provide them with practical business guidance. Could you help us transform lives?

Already a refugee assistance volunteer?

Become a mentor

Volunteer-based mentoring and practical business guidance greatly increase the likelihood of success and financial independence for refugee entrepreneurs. Simply put, you can make a meaningful difference.


Helping to positively impact the lives of people who have lost or have had to leave everything behind is more than an act of unselfishness. It's a genuine opportunity to contribute to their wellbeing, your local community and Australian society as a whole.

By empowering and enabling refugee entrepreneurs to fulfil their ambitions and become financially self-sufficient, you're contributing alongside them to the growth of the Australian economy.

Who can volunteer?

Basically, anyone with business experience or any qualification can volunteer. Particularly, skills we are seeking: Small business – Accounting – Business planning – Marketing – Social media – Website development – Licensing and registration – Retail sales management - Merchandising – Human resources.


We're interested in having you on board.
Simply fill in and submit the form below, or for more information email us at info@tre.org.au

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    Make a donation

    As a not-for-profit organisation with no government funding, Thrive is only able to help refugees and asylum seekers succeed and thrive through the generous support and contributions of our strategic partners, refugee volunteers and private donors.

    Your financial support can create lasting, positive change by helping them get on their feet, become financially stable and start businesses that contribute to both the Australian economy and our communities.

    If you would like to get a receipt, please email your donation details to info@tre.org.au, making sure to include your name, address, bank, the amount donated and the deposit reference.

    All donations over $2 are tax-deductible, and greatly appreciated.

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