Community & Social Development work - Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Each year, over 400 young passionate Australians aged 18-30 volunteer to share knowledge and skills across Asia, the Pacific and Africa. The assignments cover a diverse range of sectors including education, environment, gender, governance, health, infrastructure, rural development and trades. There are a range of assignments available in the “Community & Social Development" sector from the link below.

Location: Various locations across Asia, the Pacific or Africa.
Stipend: Paid Volunteer work through living allowances; Training before, during and after your assignment; Medical and emergency support whilst in-country; In-country support to all volunteers whilst on assignment; Flights.
Applications close: 24 February, 2012 (for placements from July 2012).
Click here for more info.


The brighter side of Bali

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

The notion of a Balinese sojourn is often met with the image of bogans, Bintangs, braids and bad sunburns. But it’s time to embrace a new side of Bali that is emerging from the hills.


Earthwatch's 'Bandicoots on the brink'

From 2 April - 3 June, 2011

Spend a few hours walking through North Head Sanctuary, a spectacular area of endangered banksia bushland featuring, diverse birdlife, military remnants and magnificent harbour views, to lure and catch bandicoot predators on camera. As a volunteer for Earthwatch Institute Australia, you'll use remote sensor, infrared cameras and scent lures to attract and then film predators across the entire headland, from the urban fringe to deep within the reserve. Volunteers are given a GPS to locate the high-tech cameras, and set the cameras up at new sites. Various dates are offered throughout April, May and June.

Where: North Head, near Manly, Sydney, NSW.
When: Various dates are offered for the one-day sessions between 2 April - 3 June.
Cost: $49, with the fee going towards valuable conservation research.
Click here for more information.

People and computers

Your skills are in demand

Friday, 26 November 2010

You might not think your work skills are very exciting, but I guarantee there's an eco-group who needs your expertise. What you have to offer might be just what they need.

Ian Kiernan

How to volunteer when you're very busy

Friday, 19 November 2010

Between working, taking care of family and catching up with friends, it’s hard to find time to volunteer, even when you know there’s good causes out there. But that won't stop you if you join in on a one-day event instead...

Woman teaching a class

4 ways to share your sustainability knowledge

Friday, 19 November 2010

Our G readers know so much about taking care of the earth - why not volunteer to share that information with people who want to learn how?

Loggerhead sea turtle

Volunteer to go on holiday

Monday, 15 November 2010

Hands up who wants to go on holiday? Me too! Let's find out how we can help the earth while on a relaxing getaway.

3 people chatting

5 benefits you'll get from volunteering

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Australians wouldn’t be volunteering 701 million hours of their time every year if they weren’t enjoying it - let's see why they keep coming back for new projects.

Me planting a tree

New challenge: volunteering!

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Be part of a success story: we're looking for opportunities to help our environment and contribute to the eco-friendly community. Let us know if you've got a suggestion for how we can volunteer for the planet.


Citizen eco-science

Friday, 3 September 2010

Volunteer for the environment and you'll help more than the planet - you'll be learning too!

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