What we do

Lead with purpose
at SSI

Lead with purpose
at SSI

Lead with purpose at SSI​

We are a provider of life‑changing human and social services.

SSI is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability support, employment services and youth support in NSW.

SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

We do this by supporting newly arrived migrants and refugees, and other vulnerable Australians to prosper. We build our sector’s capacity and create positive, social outcomes with government, corporations and communities.

The staff at SSI are our most important asset and we are focused on building a sustainable and engaged workforce who will provide meaningful outcomes for the people we support.

Our values epitomise what we stand for, how we work with our clients and how we collaborate with each other. They are crucial to the diverse work place culture we offer and our success as a sustainable business.

SSI is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability support, employment services and youth support in NSW.

SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

We do this by supporting newly arrived migrants and refugees, and other vulnerable Australians to prosper. We build our sector’s capacity and create positive, social outcomes with government, corporations and communities.

The staff at SSI are our most important asset and we are focused on building a sustainable and engaged workforce who will provide meaningful outcomes for the people we support.

Our values epitomise what we stand for, how we work with our clients and how we collaborate with each other. They are crucial to the diverse work place culture we offer and our success as a sustainable business.

Why work for SSI?

We are extremely passionate about social justice and diversity, value innovation and are focused on providing flexible and responsive services to the people we support and stakeholders. We want to work with people who are open to new ways of thinking and prepared to contribute new ideas, flexible and open to feedback, genuinely value building deep relationships and believe in our vision.

Our success is defined by the rich diversity of our people and their alignment to our purpose. If you are passionate about our cause, have similar values and pride yourself on working in a highly collegiate way to execute and get things done, we’d love to hear from you!

We are committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) employer and since we work with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds with varied life experiences, physical abilities and skills we encourage applications from people of  culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including people from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.

We also strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

We are fast growing and growth leads to opportunity. In return for your hard work and commitment, we’ll provide opportunities for you to learn, develop and grow, and to do work that makes a  genuine difference in our community.

We are extremely passionate about social justice and diversity, value innovation and are focused on providing flexible and responsive services to the people we support and stakeholders. We want to work with people who are open to new ways of thinking and prepared to contribute new ideas, flexible and open to feedback, genuinely value building deep relationships and believe in our vision.

Our success is defined by the rich diversity of our people and their alignment to our purpose. If you are passionate about our cause, have similar values and pride yourself on working in a highly collegiate way to execute and get things done, we’d love to hear from you!

We are committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) employer and since we work with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds with varied life experiences, physical abilities and skills we encourage applications from people of  culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including people from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.

We also strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

We are fast growing and growth leads to opportunity. In return for your hard work and commitment, we’ll provide opportunities for you to learn, develop and grow, and to do work that makes a  genuine difference in our community.

Values

Respect

I accept people for who they are, and treat everyone fairly and empathetically

Accountability

I take responsibility for my actions, act with integrity and honour my commitments

Inclusion

I foster belonging and value the diversity of people’s lived experiences, identity, knowledge and talents

2023-2026 SSI Impact Strategy

Equitable communities and systems

Capacity building, advocacy, research, thought leadership, diversity and inclusion training, Settlement Partnerships, home care sector capacity building, DFV capacity building, Our Voice, local, national and international policy development, Reconciliation Action Plan.

Health and wellbeing

Community Hubs, assessment, coordination and referral of health and wellbeing support, health orientation, psychology support.

Economic participation

Employment support, work experience/ work readiness training, entrepreneurial pathways, home care employment pathways, social enterprises, small business start-ups, corporate partnerships with employers, innovation funding.

Safety and stability

Individual needs assessment and casework, coordination, multicultural foster care, settlement support, asylum seeker assistance, domestic violence initiatives

Learning and growth

Skills training and development e.g., orientation, parenting skills, recognition of pre-arrival skills and qualifications, career and employment training, supporting English language acquisition, financial literacy, digital literacy, educational support.

Social inclusion

Connections to services, support and communities, community development and engagement, community events, arts and culture programs, volunteering.

SSI Opportunities