After a 3 month break, volunteer assignments are now online.
We're seeking skilled Australians who want to make a positive difference in a developing country. If this sounds like you, apply this month and you could begin your volunteer journey in February 2016!
With 120 volunteer assignments open for application - including 49 early career opportunities - across 13 countries, there's bound to be an assignment to match your skills and experience.
With new volunteer assignments online from the 1st of September, attending an Information Session Webinar is your chance to find out more about the program and have your questions answered before you apply.
The 45 minute webinar will focus on 'Early Career Development Opportunities', however, the content will still be useful for anyone interested in finding out about the AVID program.
Registration essential – register today.
Stay up to date with the latest Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) news and opportunities by signing up to the registered interest list. You can create assignment alerts relevant to your skills and regions of interest, and be in the know about the latest events.
The AVID program remains a central and valued part of Australia’s aid program. This financial year we expect to have around 1400 volunteers working overseas.
The Department has been working closely with AVID partners and DFAT posts on revisions to the program.
The AVID program will have a greater focus on the Indo-Pacific region, with anticipated volunteering opportunities in the following countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Indonesia, Laos, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Vanuatu and Vietnam.
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.
Do you want to get a quick and easy understanding of the Australian Volunteers for International Development program? Find out the basics with this handy Information Pack.
Discover what our Australian Volunteers for International Development are up to with Meet the AVID profiles. You'll discover a bit about what the've done in the past and what they hope to achieve.
Do you have up to three years experience? View assignments relevant to your level of experience.