Volunteer programs provide ongoing positive impact both at home and abroad 


AVI manages a number of volunteer programs providing new experiences for Australians that have an ongoing positive impact both abroad and at home. Dive in to see which program has the right opportunity for you!

Dianne Collier and Titi Permata doing observations at the Senjoyo spring.
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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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PACE India Project participants and Macquarie University students Anshul Potnis (L) and Rebecca Stokes (R)
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University 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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Classic Wallabies 15
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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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