There are several stages in the recruitment process once you have applied.
- Screening: Applications are reviewed. Applicants will be contacted via email or phone within a week of the application closing date.
- Shortlisting: Applicants with skills and experience matching the position will 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.
- Interviews: Applicants will be invited to a subsequent interview with in-country staff and/or the partner organisation within three weeks.
- Reference checks: Reference checks will be conducted after the interview with in-country staff.
You will receive updates as you progress through these stages, including prompts for when to complete your compliance documentation, such as:
- Australian Federal Police check: 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 HLTAID011 Australia or equivalent is a mandatory requirement for acceptance on assignments longer than six weeks.
- Commitment to comply with the Volunteer Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy.
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