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Photo: Australian Red Cross/Conor Ashleigh

Volunteer assignments with Red Cross are now open in Cambodia, Fiji, Laos, Mongolia, Philippines and Vanuatu.  

We need midwives, project managers, communications specialists, first aid trainers, sports coaches and so much more.

Why volunteer abroad?
Whether it's making new friends in new places, trading a city traffic jam for a walk to work with beautiful views, or simply the feel-good factor that comes with helping people to live happier and healthier lives, volunteering overseas has so much to offer.

How we support you
Living allowances, airfares, insurance, training, health and in-country support.
Find out more

The Australian Volunteers for International Development program is open to Australian citizens or permanent residents, or New Zealand citizens with a Special Conditions Visa.

Find out more
Watch video: The realities of volunteering
Read volunteer stories from the field
Read UNPACKED digital magazine: Issue #4


Photos: Tiet Ho, Mareike Guensche, Louise Cooper (Australian Red Cross)

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