When the Refugee Resettlement Programme recommences, Connecting Communities Wairarapa will partner with NZ Red Cross.

CCW will provide the management and coordination of the volunteer component of the Resettlement Programme in Masterton, which will include:

  • Recruitment, training and support of volunteers
  • Orientation for new arrivals to community (local facilities, public transport and social activities)
  • Connect new arrivals with community support and education services (driving lessons, workshops, civil defence, school holiday programmes)  
  • Supporting and working closely with Red Cross staff (Social Services and Cultural Liaison) to ensure outcomes are met