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The Australian Volunteers for International Development Program

Fantastic opportunities to volunteer abroad! The Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID)Program provides skilled young Australians the opportunity to volunteer overseas in Asia, the Pacific and Africa. The AVID international volunteer program is an Australian Government initiative supporting the Millennium Development Goals. Our volunteer work is committed to achieving sustainable development through capacity building, skills exchange and institutional strengthening.

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  • Why volunteer with AVID?

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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?

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  • Apply Now: PT&I grants for Australian volunteers

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    Current Scope Global supported Australian volunteers working in the creative arts, investment, export and tourism development sectors within the Pacific Islands have the opportunity to apply for a Pacific Islands Trade and Invest Funding for Tourism Development Initiative grant.

    Applications will close 5th December 2016.

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  • Disability Initiative Grant Funding Project

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    Apply Now: Disability Initiative Grants for Australian volunteers 

    Current Australian volunteers supported by both Scope Global and AVI can now apply for grant funding to support initiatives that promote collaboration, capacity development and equal opportunities for people with disabilities.

    Applications close 9 January 2017.

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    Current Australian volunteers supported by both Scope Global and AVI can now apply for grant funding to support initiatives that promote collaboration, capacity development and equal opportunities for people with disabilities.

  • Mentor with LEAP

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    Draw on your experience and skills as a returned volunteer to mentor a young Australian who has experienced homelessness through the LEAP mentoring program

    Apply now

  • Where can you go?

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    We mobilise volunteers to 14 countries across Asia and the Pacific. Explore each country, views tips from the in country management team and be inspired with stories from in country volunteers.

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  • Register your interest

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    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.

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