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Membership

The Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors (ASeTTS) is a membership based incorporated body.  We welcome, as members, people who have an interest and a passion for the work that we do. This includes helping victims of torture and trauma from refugee and refugee-like backgrounds rebuild their lives.  By becoming a member, you demonstrate your support for the work that we do and you help build an accountable and well-governed organisation. We also use our members as a possible source to recruit to our Board.

Membership for Ordinary members is $50.00 per annum, which will assist us greatly in meeting client needs. Corporate membership is $150 and Affiliated Friends of ASeTTS membership is FREE.

For further information on membership please email us here.

Join now by completing and sending in the application form.

As a full member (what we call ‘Ordinary Member’) and Corporate member of ASeTTS, you will:

Plus for all types of membership:

Become a Volunteer

Volunteering with ASeTTS

Volunteering with ASeTTS positively contributes to the improvement of lives of refugee survivors of torture and trauma.  Many volunteers currently donate their time, skills and expertise through a diverse range of roles. We welcome new volunteers to volunteering opportunities of both short and long-term commitment.

What is required to become an ASeTTS volunteer?

All our volunteers are required to complete and submit a Volunteer Expression of Interest form, Working With Children, Police Clearance (less than 6 months old), Code of Conduct, Confidentiality Agreement and any other documents which may be required.

How to get involved as a volunteer?

If you are interested in becoming an ASeTTS volunteer, please follow us on social media we post up volunteering opportunities on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram for specific projects and client needs throughout the year.

Student Placement

ASeTTS provides a range of student placements in collaboration with higher educational institutions. Through our Student Placement Program, we aim to provide a quality and meaningful learning experience for students to support their development as future health and community services professionals. We are committed to providing opportunities for students to expand their understanding of refugee experiences, and enhancing their knowledge and skills in working with people from refugee-like backgrounds and with refugee communities.

Our student placements can vary in length, and cover a wide range of disciplines including psychology, social work, psychotherapy, counselling, creative or expressive therapy, youth work and community development.

Applying for Student Placement

Student placements are arranged through the students’ educational institution.

For all requests and other enquiries regarding placements, please contact placements@asetts.org.au.

Please be aware that due to high demand, student placements are limited at ASeTTS.

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