See what our volunteers say

Pastor Lucky Ekhator

“I found out about AFS through word of mouth. To me it’s a testament of the great work they do. They are actively engaging in community building and social cohesion and I have decided to be part of that journey.”
Background/ Specialty:
  • Migration Law
  • Community Development
  • Faith Leader

Georgina Mumba

“AFS has a great sense of community. Since volunteering; it has felt as if it’s a home away from home.”
Background/ Specialty:
  • Social Inclusion Advocate
  • Policy Analysis,
  • Strategic Planning,
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Monitoring and Evaluation.

Bridget Zara Takawira

“I decided to volunteer for AFS because I believe in the cause and we rise by lifting others and in the essence of life. As a law student, I hope my education will assist and enlighten about how the law is for the people, there to serve and to protect.”
Background/ Specialty:
  • Currently studying Bachelor of Laws and Criminology degree at Victoria University.

Adrian Franklin

“I volunteer because I like to offer my help to anyone who might benefit from my own life experience and professional expertise. I offer youth mentorship as well as training in fitness and self-defence.”
Background/ Specialty:
  • U.S Army Veteran
  • Organisational Leadership
  • Health and Fitness Trainer

Ayuel Deng

Aerospace Engineer
“I volunteer because AFS organisation provides me an opportunity to give back to the community, share common experiences and cultural knowledge specific to youth. I want to motivate the youth by acknowledging the challenges that they face as young people.”
Background/ Specialty:
  • Applied Science in Aviation and Mathematical Science
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Youth Advocate

Caroline Samuel Antonio

“As a woman of colour, empowerment means economic security. I volunteer with the vision to link not for profit sectors with the corporate sectors.”
Background/ Specialty:
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Small Business Banking
  • Relationship Management

Where to find us

African Family Services

9/313 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000
P: (03) 9602 5046     M: +61 478 886 217     M: +61 481 208 182
We acknowledge that our office is on the lands of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri Traditional Owners of the Kulin nation.

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