Resources

Information about the program

Our strategy outlines our strategic direction, policy context, guiding principles and priorities.
Global Program Strategy 9.3 MB

A brochure providing an overview of the volunteer program
Australian Volunteers Program brochure 1.3 MB

Information for volunteers

The definitive guide to volunteering with the Australian Volunteers Program
Australian Volunteers Guidebook 2.5 MB

A step-by-step guide of the selection and recruitment process
Recruitment process guide 201 KB

The personal competencies or 'soft skills' that we look for when recruiting volunteers
Personal competencies 196 KB

Advice and inclusions for heterosexual and LGBT+ couples thinking about volunteering overseas
Volunteering as a couple 202 KB

Advice and inclusions for families thinking about volunteering overseas
Volunteering as a family 3.8 MB

Policies

Australian Volunteers Program participants must comply with AVI's Child Protection Policy
Child Protection Policy 653 KB

Australian Volunteers Program participants must comply with AVI's Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Policy
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Policy 634 KB

To lodge a complaint, please download and comply with AVI's Complaints Policy.
Complaint Handling Policy 251 KB

The Australian Volunteers Program is managed by AVI in a consortium with Cardno and the Whitelum Group.  All personnel, volunteer program participants and associates must comply with AVI's policies in the course of their work.