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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

 *Only relevant for in-country assignments

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.

Need more info?

Dive into the Australian Volunteer Guidebook

Explore the Frequently Asked Questions 

Email: recruitment@australianvolunteers.com

Phone: 1800 331 292 (toll free)


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