Since the 1990s, Australian volunteers have worked in health, education, and rural and community development. They have increasingly responded to the need for technical assistance in the non-government organisations (NGO) sector, and worked to strengthen civil society.
Volunteer assignments support non-government organisations to strengthen their mechanisms, processes, and practices through staff training and mentoring and building fundraising capacity.
Increasing participation and social inclusion
Volunteer assignments work with local organisations to strengthen their capacity to advocate for gender equality, disability inclusion and increasing participation of LGBT community.
Increasing participation and social inclusions
Through assignments that will address social fragmentation or conflict and increasing access to basic services particularly in rural and remote communities. Focus will be given to addressing the erosion of traditional governance structures and social or economic exploitation or exclusion.