How it works

From applying to arriving on assignment. Learn about the steps to get you in country and home again.

The volunteer journey

Each stage of the volunteer journey - from application, to assignment, to returning home - is explained below.

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I want to apply

Have you found a volunteer assignment you like? Find out what to do now.


I've applied. What happens next?

Find out what happens once you have submitted your application to our recruitment team.

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Before you go

You are busy with tasks to confirm your assignment and prepare to depart. Here's some information to help you prepare to go.

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On assignment

You are now an Australian volunteer! Discover what to expect on arrival and throughout your assignment.

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Returning home

It's time to think about returning home and what you need to do to prepare. 

Find an assignment

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

Find assignments

Need more info?

Dive into the Australian Volunteer Guidebook

Explore the Frequently Asked Questions 

Contact a recruitment specialist 

Phone toll-free 1800 331 292