How to get involved

The CMRC has been operating within the West and North West of Sydney for 17 years and with over 40 staff members provides flexible and culturally appropriate community activities, social enterprise and education training programs to over 5000 clients , per year. 

CMRC is committed to promote and advance social investment amongst newly arrived and emerging refugee and humanitarian communities residing in the Western Suburbs and North West of Sydney. Our commitment is ensuring that everyone is able to participate fully in Australian society. It is about people having the necessary opportunities, capabilities and resources to enable them both to contribute to and share in the benefits of Australia’s success as a nation.


Where to now

With Australian Businesses recognising the benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility, the Board of the CMRC is keen to develop a corporate and community partnership model that assists easy pathways for these alliances . Although, early days, the management team is finalising the governance and financial framework which will underpin and build upon these mutually beneficial relationships.


CRMC aims to support and have respectful working partnerships with all our stakeholders , aligning both personal and business values and achieving social justice outcomes that address and support our programs through collaborative volunteer, financial and pro bono strategies and assistance.


If you or your business is interested in discussing how you may assist our teams you can contact Nexhmije Shala, Business Development Manager on 9687 9901 or


Social responsibility is the responsibility of an organization for the impacts of its decisions and activities on society and the environment, through  transparent and ethical behaviour that;


• contributes to sustainable development, including health and the  welfare of society

• takes into account the expectations of stakeholders

• is in compliance with applicable law and consistent with international norms of behaviour; and

• is integrated throughout the organization and practised in its  relationships.


(extract from ISO CD26000, CD 1)



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