Australian Volunteers International (AVI)



  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff51-100
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • Founded1961
Australian Volunteers International (AVI) is an independent not-for-profit organisation, a company limited by guarantee and registered as a charity and deductible gift recipient. We manage people-centred development projects and programs in a wide range of countries. Our work focuses on reducing poverty, providing health and education services, promoting human rights and gender equality, and protecting the environment. Our Vision Australian Volunteers International is a significant contributor to a peaceful, just and sustainable world; a world of respectful global relationships where all people have access to the resources they need, the opportunity to achieve their potential, the right to make decisions about the kind of development they want and to participate in the future of their communities.   Our Values Australian Volunteers International is guided by principles of equity and social justice, integrity, diversity and inclusion, partnership and respect for human rights.   OUR WORK Australian Volunteers International connects people and organisations internationally to learn from each other and achieve shared goals within our strategic priorities. Our work in people-centred development, particularly through volunteering, is central to this. We work with individuals, organisations and communities in response to locally identified priorities.   DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES Australian Volunteers International pursues its vision and purpose by focusing on a number of program areas: Governance: improving the responsiveness, accountability, and service delivery of government departments and other agencies and institutions Participation and Social Inclusion: strengthening the ability of individuals and communities to participate in the decisions that affect their lives Health: improving the quality of, and access to, services aimed at enhancing the physical, mental, and social well-being of the disadvantaged Education: improving the capacity of formal and informal education institutions to provide culturally and socially relevant education opportunities that contribute to poverty reduction Sustainable Livelihoods: increasing opportunities for, and the ability of, disadvantaged peoples to gain employment or generate income, includes community-based natural resource management. 

Where is Australian Volunteers International (AVI)


30Current jobs
54Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Operations Manager, Papua New Guinea
    Papua New Guinea
  • Manager, Strategic Initiatives
  • Mobilisation Coordinator
  • Finance & Payroll Officer

Staff at Australian Volunteers International (AVI) have experience in


  • development
  • climate change
  • events / training
  • private sector development
  • public administration


  • australia
  • india
  • east timor
  • kyrgyzstan
  • indonesia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact Australian Volunteers International (AVI)

Former staff

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Company Offices
  • Australia (headquarters)
  • 71 Argyle Street (PO Box 350), Fitzroy
  • Solomon Islands
  • Honiara
  • Stephen and Sons Building, Cnr Koloale Road Chinatown (PO Box 1026)
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Port Moresby
  • Pacific View Apartments Unit 801, (8th floor) Section 84, Lot 1, Pruth Street, Korobosea
  • Indonesia
  • Jakarta
  • Jln Ciomas 1 No 19 Kebayoran Baru
  • East Timor
  • Hotel Central, Ave Presidente Nicolao Lobato, Dili
  • Viet Nam
  • Hanoi
  • Room 201, Block B2 Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound 298 Kim Ma Street Ba Dinh District
  • Cambodia
  • Phnom Penh
  • House #12C, Street 308, Sangkat Tonle Basac, Khan Chamkarmorn
  • South Africa
  • Johannesburg
  • 29-31, 4th Floor, 158 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank
  • Fiji
  • Suva
  • 80 McGregor Road


Primary sectors

Personnel / Human Resources
Monitoring / Evaluation
Procurement Process
Public Administration
Capacity Building
Local Government
Performance Measurement
Research & Development
Education Policy

Primary Funders

Contract Awards

Provision of the Australian Volunteer Program Support Services in Canberra

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
28 Jul 2017

Placement of Water and Sanitation Specialist

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
7 Feb 2017

Placement of Development Assistance Advisor

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
7 Feb 2017

Placement of Payments and Contracts Management Specialist for Education

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
3 Feb 2017

RSO New Samoa/Kiribati BEMI

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
2 Feb 2017

Primary Healthcare Pharmaceutial Supply Specialist

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
30 Jan 2017