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The Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program is an Australian Government initiative. The program offers a range of opportunities for the Australian community to share skills and foster linkages with people and organisations in developing countries to make a difference as part of Australia's overseas aid program. So why should you volunteer with the AVID Program?
We mobilise volunteers to over 20 countries across Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Explore each country, views tips from the in country management team and be inspired with stories from in country volunteers.
Young South Australians to volunteer in Vanuatu through innovative local partnershipNine young South Australians will embark on the adventure of a lifetime this month when they travel to Vanuatu for a five-week volunteer assignment working with local communities.
Grace with the staff at Community Translation Organization, receiving bikes donated by Bikes 4 Life to use for the Community Tours Cambodia social enterprise project.
A Cambodian organisation which empowers Siem Reap communities through education and training has set up a new social enterprise with the help of an Australian volunteer.
In 2014 Grace Hermocilla volunteered at Community Translation Organization (CTO), a local non-government organisation which promotes economic development and community empowerment through projects such as water canal construction, agricultural education, natural resource management, and coaching in business skills.
Grace says the most rewarding part of her volunteer assignment was seeing the successful establishment of the eco-bike tour enterprise, Community Tours Cambodia, which offers tourists a chance to experience the food, history, culture, landscapes and people of Cambodia in an environmentally friendly way. The enterprise is a self-funding scheme, with all profits reinvested into CTO projects that help Cambodia's rural
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