Your assignment may have ended but your volunteer journey can continue through the Returned Australian Volunteers Network.
RAVN offers many ways for returned volunteers to stay connected with the Australian Volunteers Program, Australian aid initiatives and each other, and also provides an opportunity for you to contribute your skills and experience back into the program. Scroll down for exclusive returned volunteer resources.
Returned volunteer Facebook groups
Every state and territory has its own RAVN Facebook group for returned volunteers to connect and share interesting content and opportunities for peer and professional development. Join your group and say hello to returned volunteers in your area.
A closed LinkedIn group for returned volunteers wanting to grow professional networks, find or share career opportunities, and see Australian Volunteers Program news.
RAVN Update newsletter
Stay connected, and get our latest news, events, opportunities and updates in your inbox. The RAVN Update newsletter is bimonthly and volunteers are subscribed automatically when returning home. Not getting your newsletter? Check your junk mail or sign-up.
Congratulations to the 2020 Go Back<>Give Back competition winners
Resources for returned volunteers
Are you looking for employment in international or community development? Or local volunteering opportunities now that you have returned home? Wondering how to tell potential employers about your skilled volunteering experience? The links below connect with Australia's biggest job and volunteering platforms.
We’ve produced resources to help current and past volunteers tell their own personal stories and share the value of international volunteering by harnessing photography, video and social media.
Learn about RAVN and discover more exclusive opportunities and alumni events for returned volunteers.