I want to apply

How to approach your application

I want to apply


Before you apply


  • Program volunteers must be Australian citizens or holders of a Permanent Residency Visa of Australia, or New Zealand residents in Australia with a Special Category Visa (SCV). 
  • Refer to the Passports, Visas, and Work Permits section of the Volunteer Guidebook for detailed considerations.

Gather the information you need for your application:

  • A copy of your current passport (with six blank pages)
  • Qualification details
  • Your resume
  • Details of dependents (partners or children) who may join you on assignment (for assignments where approved dependents are permitted)  

Factsheets for families and couples: 

Volunteering as a family
Volunteering as a couple


How to apply
  • Click on Apply now. If you have an account, log in. If you don't have an account, create one to continue to apply.
  • Add your details and documents.
  • Complete a recorded video interview answering questions about your understanding of the program and your motivations. 
    Read more about the video interview
  • Submit the application before the close date.

Find an assignment

Search for an assignment that matches your interests, skills and experience

Find assignment

Need more info?

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions

Contact a recruitment specialist

Phone toll-free 1800 331 292

Email recruitment@australianvolunteers.com  


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