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Current Opportunities

Australian Volunteers Program

The Australian Volunteers program is an Australian Government initiative, providing opportunities for skilled Australians to contribute to aid objectives through volunteering. 

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Student Programs

Student Programs

AVI works with a number of universities to provide global perspectives to education and student learning. Students from Macquarie University, the University of Melbourne and Victoria University can find out more about volunteering overseas as part of their studies here. 

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Myanmar Sustainable Tourism Fund

JoZaSo - the Sustainable Tourism Hub

JoZaSo, also known as The Sustainable Tourism Hub, is an innovative partnership between AVI, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Intrepid Group, selected in the first round of the Australian Government's Business Partnership Platform (BPP). 

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Solomon Islands Graduate Internship & Supervision Support Project

Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) this project aims to develop the supervisory capacity of the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services to manage large numbers of foreign-trained medical graduates (FTMG) returning to Solomon Islands.

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Indigenous programs

AVI works with indigenous communities across Australia. There are short term volunteering and learning exchanges for Indigenous Australians taking them South Africa and local-based programs working with communities like Oodnadatta.

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