welcoming 2019

Welcoming 2019

Happy new year - my best wishes to you and yours for a happy and healthy 2019.The Christmas and new year holidays are a great chance to reconnect with family ...
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Paul Chair IVCO

Reflections on IVCO 2018

Each year in October, International Forum for Volunteering in Development (Forum) holds its annual conference of International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations (IVCOs - a time for the international volunteering for development community ...
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Minister Ruston

AVI celebrates 2018/19 at Annual Review

It was wonderful last week to see over 120 staff, returned volunteers, Board and supporters at AVI’s Annual Review at the newly renovated State Library of Victoria, expertly emceed ...
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sport dev

AVI updates Child Protection Policy

This month, AVI updated and released our Child Protection Policy. As an organisation involved in international volunteering, the safety and rights of children are paramount. Our Child Protection Policy details ...
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Krissy Wilhelmsen_IVD2017_Eden Centre staff

An important Practice Note on responsible volunteering

Essential reading for those interested in volunteering, AVI proudly contributed to the Australian Council for International Development's (ACFID) Practice Note on Responsible Volunteering for International Development . Working with over ...
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CWIE volunteers celebrating NAIDOC week in South Africa

Happy NAIDOC week!

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. With the 2017 theme - Our Languages Matter ...
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