I've applied. What next?

Discover the next steps and indicative timelines once your application has been submitted.

Recruitment process

 There are several stages in the recruitment process once you have applied.



Applications are reviewed and contact made via email or phone within a week after the application closing date.



Applicants with skills and experience matching the position may be invited to participate in interviews with an Australian-based recruiter and to complete a mental health assessment. This is generally within two weeks of the application closing date.



Applicants may be invited to a subsequent interview with in-country staff and/or the partner organisation within three weeks.



Reference checks will be conducted after the interview with in-country staff.

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  • Police clearances:
    • Australian Federal Police
    • If you have lived outside of Australia for 12 months or more in the last 10 years, you will also need an international police clearance
  • First Aid Certificate (Level 2 Australia equivalent), for in-country assignments only

Need more info?

Learn how to prepare for the interview

Explore the Frequently Asked Questions 

Email: recruitment@australianvolunteers.com

Phone: 1800 331 292 (toll free)


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