How long have you worked at Multicultural Hub, and what is your role?

I am a support worker in the Multicultural Women’s Service. My role is to support women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. I have been with the organisation for 6 years as a volunteer, and a settlement and support worker.

What do you like about working with the Multicultural Community?

Migration and settlement process has its challenges and I truly love working with the Multicultural community because I believe that every migrant enhances their new societies on so many levels by bringing a beauty of new culture, knowledge, skills and experiences. It is the intangible benefit of pride and accomplishment to know that I am able to assist my clients reach their potential. I love my work and it provides me with great satisfaction knowing that my job makes a difference.

What’s something people might not know about you?

I was a Meteorologist before I migrated from Serbia.

What are some of the things you do in your role?

Multicultural Women’s Service is aware of the many challenges that Women and their families from culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD) face in their everyday lives and how they are affected by the cultural barriers that exist in a new environment and cultures.
My role is to provide case work, advocacy, outreach support, networking, social support and community engagement in order to assist my clients overcome any barriers in achieving their goals.

What would you say to a community member who might be thinking about connecting with a service at Multicultural Hub Canberra?

Multicultural Hub Canberra is the leading multicultural service that provides a free, confidential and high quality service for many years. The service is continuously improved and refined by research, evaluation and service experiences. Our devoted, respectful and friendly staff are committed to give equal access to support to all our clients and have the best outcomes as the main focus for each individual case.

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Multicultural Centre

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