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)
    Location of open jobs
    Projects132Location of contracts awarded


    Job openings over the past year

    62Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Communication and Media Publicist
    • Executive Assistant

    Staff at Australian Volunteers International (AVI) have experience in


    • development
    • public administration
    • private sector development
    • monitoring / evaluation
    • procurement process


    • australia
    • india
    • east timor
    • indonesia
    • china


    • 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)

    Placement of Water and Sanitation Specialist

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Placement of Development Assistance Advisor

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Placement of Payments and Contracts Management Specialist for Education

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    RSO New Samoa/Kiribati BEMI

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Primary Healthcare Pharmaceutial Supply Specialist

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Placement of Education Advisor

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Specialist Contributing to Human Resource Management for Education

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Placement of Interim Deputy Secretary Treasury

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Recruitment of Education Specilaist

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)