Volunteer in Australia & Oceania

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Volunteering Abroad in Australia & Oceania

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158 Volunteer Abroad Programs in Australia & Oceania

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Vinaka Fiji offers volunteer programs that aim to improve the provision of basic needs and amenities in the remote Yasawa Islands, Fiji, with an opportunity to travel Fiji pre or post your volunteer project.

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GapXperience is a volunteer company with 12 years of experience and over 100 volunteer programs worldwide. Doing a volunteer program in Samoa is a great way to gain new experiences while learning more about the local culture and the local people. Join our volunteer program in Samoa where we have different volunteer projects available such as teaching English, healthcare and construction pro...

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Oceans 2 Earth is the only Australian owned organisation specialising in volunteering projects for animal lovers and offers a wide range of exclusive Australian animal welfare projects committed to the rescue, care, rehabilitation and release of Australian wildlife. Volunteer activities include bottle feeding joeys, feeding the animals, exercising wombats, collecting gum leaves for koalas a...

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Pacific Discovery offers inspiring educational travel programs to the most amazing places on earth. Our summer, semester and gap year programs combine cultural immersion, volunteer projects in conservation and community development, sustainable adventure travel, personal and leadership development, and tons of fun. Join us on a life-changing adventure!

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Witness the wonders of New Zealand when volunteering in a placement with United Planet in the Australia. Program participants have the chance to work with locals as they partake in community projects in a number of areas such as Healthcare, Animal Welfare, and Childcare. Also, the program provides personal volunteer support and allows individuals to partake in diverse cultural activities.

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Travel and volunteer with Travellers Worldwide. Projects are available in either Animal Welfare or Conservation, and placements are offered in Australia and New Zealand. Volunteers are provided with in-country support and prearranged accommodation.

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Sharks... Intriguing, mysterious, feared and revered. There is no better place to study and dispel myths about sharks than the Shark Reef Marine Reserve (SRMR) on the spectacular shores of Fiji. Observe them up close in a controlled setting with professional guides. Imagine swimming through an astounding abundance of marine life to discover several species of sharks on one dive! Learn about sha...

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The New Zealand Internships Volunteer program is especially created for those candidates who would love to visit and explore beautiful New Zealand while at the same time making a positive and lasting contribution to the country and its people. Volunteer options are broad in New Zealand. Placements range from volunteering within any of the large international and domestic charitable organisat...

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Live with a host family while teaching at high schools in the beautiful tropical islands of Chuuk State of the Federated States of Micronesia. Schools are located on unspoiled islands in the main Chuuk lagoon. Interns share their knowledge of basic subjects while experiencing a new and different culture. This can be an extremely rewarding and enlightening experience.

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If you're looking for the perfect volunteer abroad opportunity, then consider earning your TEFL certification with this in-classroom 20 hour course in New Zealand, and get yourself overseas quicker than you thought possible! We provide industry leading TEFL qualifications which are globally recognized. We offer a number of TEFL courses to suit your needs with a classroom TEFL course in New ...

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What inspires you to travel abroad? Answer the question in a short video or essay and you could win one of six $2,500 ScholarTrips to study or volunteer in the country of your choice. For over a decade, Allianz Global Assistance has been helping students explore the world and experience new cultures — and this year it could be you!

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Visit the land down under with TFT! This journey is a perennial TFT favorite, combining adventure with cultural exploration, and major travel destinations with little-known gems. Led by our beloved trip director who is a local, participants get to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, hold a koala, and feed wild dolphins. They will also learn about the Aboriginal history and culture, and volunteer on...

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WorldTeach is currently accepting applications for college graduates to serve as volunteer English teachers in our year-long, fully funded programs on the Pacific Islands of American Samoa and the Marshall Islands. Volunteers are full time teachers of varying subjects (based on their experience and preference) at different age levels (primary, high school): English as Foreign Language, Math,...

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Discover the land of Australia with Rustic Pathways. Gain a better understanding of the culture, lifestyle, and customs of the Australians and Fijians by engaging in a volunteer program for four weeks. International participants have a chance to choose from a wide variety of philanthropic options such as Animal Welfare, Marine and Environmental Monitoring, and Education.

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Volunteer at a school in Auckland that admits children from underprivileged communities and countries. Many of the students come from different backgrounds and countries, including Ethiopia, Somalia and South Pacific islands. Volunteers will work as an assistant teacher, and will help teach various subjects to small groups of children. They may be asked to work one-to-one with children who a...

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Join a team of like-minded volunteers and enjoy unique experiences traveling from project to project with Conservation Volunteers Australia. Each week, the organization takes participants to a new site for a new conservation project. Typical activities include tree planting, track construction, weed control, wildlife or flora surveys, and heritage protection. The team leader provides all the on...

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Contribute to Conservation efforts in New Zealand. Volunteers will be working in the Pupu Rangi Nature Sanctuary, an ideal location for learning what it takes to protect endangered species. Situated on the slopes of Northlands Tutamoe peak, the sanctuary has 100 hectares of regenerating native forest. Volunteers gain access to an unexplored forest, beautiful views of the ocean, and the calls o...

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The English Corner offers internship and au pair positions, and language courses all year round in English-speaking countries. Internship placements take place in the United Kingdom and Ireland for a minimum period of four weeks. Most positions are unpaid but can be paid if longer than six months in the UK. Accommodations can be arranged with host families. Au pair positions are available in th...

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An au pair program with Work Overseas is an amazing cultural exchange, allowing candidates willing to practice their English at reasonable cost to learn while living with a family abroad. The au pair girl (or male au pair), will get full board and lodging, and a weekly refund of expenses. They will take care of children and do some domestic tasks. The majority of our au pair placements are base...

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Join an amazing animal care volunteer program in Australia with Freepackers! Volunteers can get involved in the everyday life of animal sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers and gain valuable experience in the conservation of Australia's native species. Projects include birds care, animal care and release for species like kangaroos, wallabies, dingos or snakes, and bat rehabilitation. Animal s...

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Volunteer across a range of locations in Australia and New Zealand and get involved in a range of conservation activities. Working in teams of 10, volunteers will be given the opportunity to take part in tree planting, trail construction, wildlife surveys, weed control, heritage restoration, and conservation fencing. There are 16 locations in Australia including Perth, Darwin, and Canberra) and...

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Become a first generation Manta Hero! Manta Watch Camp is now accepting environmental enthusiasts for a Manta Ray, scuba diving, conservation, and research project based on a paradise island in untouched Papua New Guinea. Manta Watch Camp aims to protect the giant manta rays and bring sustainable ecotourism to the region by providing jobs and education for local islanders. It is building ...

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Outdoor education volunteers will help provide outdoor programs for organized groups in remote areas. Volunteers work with organizations such as the YMCA, Outdoor Education Group and Inter-Action. Volunteers will assist or lead group activities, such as archery, abseiling, canoeing, or orienteering, run sessions playing games and singing songs, as well as helping with catering or maintenance. ...

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This conservation volunteer project is an amazing opportunity to enjoy the beautiful New Zealand while contributing to protect, preserve and restore its environment. As part of a team you will have a wonderful chance to meet people from across New Zealand and the world.

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Spend a couple of weeks in the Fiji Islands and live in a traditional Fijian village, where the community expects participants to help in the construction of rainwater catchment tanks, in educating school children in basic English through lessons and games, and in the restoration of school equipment and buildings. In the first week, participants in the Volunteer Eco Students Abroad program a...

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The youth of the Solomon Islands need more opportunities. This program endeavors to create these opportunities by providing vocational education to young adults who have dropped out of the school system. The program keeps students involved not only in the training but also in additional subjects, clubs, and decision-making. All activities are centered around six courses that run for three years...

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Manta rays, stingrays, and reef sharks are just a few of the diverse species that live in the clear waters of Ningaloo Reef, a habitat also used for fishing and tourism. Join researchers in their quest to collect ecological data to protect these important waters. In Coral Bay, manta rays and reef sharks are a major tourism attraction, drawing increasing numbers of visitors to the area. But c...

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We run life-changing opportunities for young people who experience disability. The great thing we find is that volunteers and interns have their own life-changing experiences when they are involved with Recreate, and the lives of the young people who attend. Being a part of Recreate is a great way to see our beautiful country and to have a meaningful, kiwi experience along the way. This is t...

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VSA has been providing services in Vanuatu since 1965. They host volunteers in five of the six provinces in the country. They help improve waste management, develop rural vocational education, and strengthen economic development with Agriculture and Tourism. Cyclone Pam, a category five storm, struck Vanuatu on March 13, 2015. VSA works with their partners and host communities in helping wit...

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The HELP International model allows college-aged volunteers, interns and young, working professionals to contribute their skills and expertise to help us empower people and fight poverty in the developing world. Volunteers work with local organizations and governments to assess community needs and create projects to meet those needs in a meaningful and long lasting way. Participants in our prog...