A volunteer school tuckshop program operating in Queensland’s most diverse city is helping migrants and refugees gain confidence and settle into Australia’s working culture.
- Queensland’s school tuckshops often struggle to secure volunteers
- Connections Through Cooking, is working with refugees and migrants to help them gain work experience
- Migrants say their English language skills and job prospects have dramatically improved
The city of Logan, south of Brisbane, is home to people from 217 different cultures — many are new residents who have only recently arrived in Australia and feel daunted by the prospect of trying to find a job.
Now a local school tuckshop program, Connections Through Cooking, is working with refugees and…