Volunteer in Australia & Oceania

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Win a $2,500 scholarship to travel abroad with ScholarTrips

What’s your dream travel experience? Submit a short video or essay answering this question, and you could win up to $2,500 from 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! It is our commitment to help anyone, anywhere, and a...

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Volunteer with Vinaka Fiji

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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Australian Wildlife Rescue, Care and Rehabilitation

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-Summer & Semester Programs Abroad

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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Travel and Teach | Volunteer Expedition Fiji

Since our formation in 2015, Travel Teacher has been dedicated to providing volunteers with unique opportunities to broaden their own horizons through a program type that combines education and exploration. A key component of the success of our small community stems from the desire of the participants who choose to join our projects and undertake a volunteering abroad expedition in the South...

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Travel for Teens: Australia and New Zealand Service

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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Study Sharks in Fiji

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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Travellers Worldwide

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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Volunteer Abroad with an i-to-i TEFL/TESOL Course

If you're looking for the perfect volunteer abroad opportunity, then take an i-to-i TEFL qualification. With our range of classroom & online TEFL courses, you'll be able to start teaching and traveling quicker than you thought possible! The courses are packed full of practical information and teaching methodologies to help you become a great TEFL teacher. You’ll learn all the skills and kno...

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New Zealand Voluntary Service Program

The Global Engagement Voluntary Service Program is for students keen to add this important experience to their CV. The Institute of Global Engagement supports students who want to make a difference in the world of voluntary service in the environment or within communities. Each student has a customised placement found for them based on their interests. The next program starts 11 June 2018.....

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AIFS Study Abroad in New Zealand: Semester or Academic Year

Spend a semester or academic year in Wellington with AIFS. Earn up to 16 credits studying at Victoria University. Participate in the Full Curriculum Program at Victoria University. AIFS adds a unique academic experience with the optional Pacific Studies Program in Suva, Fiji, giving you an introduction to the history and culture of the Pacific Region at the University of the South Pacifi...

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WorldTeach

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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Volunteering Opportunities Abroad with GivingWay

GivingWay is a free and open platform through which worldwide travelers connect with local nonprofit organizations seeking volunteers in a simple and direct manner. With hundreds of volunteering opportunities in over 80 countries worldwide, GivingWay makes it easy for everyone to find just the right cause to support. Whether you want to teach English in Thailand, help out in a white lion san...

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The Ultimate Summer Tour of New Zealand - Summer Explorer

Take this opportunity and join us for an incredible journey in one of the most beautiful countries in the world! If you’d love to explore golden sand coastlines by kayak, visit untracked mountain tops and river valleys, help with sustainability projects and community work yet also develop your own passions and goals in life, then this is a trip for you. We organize all the details so you can...

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Volunteer Program

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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Pacific Center for Creativity: Teaching Assistant Program

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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Volunteer in Samoa with GapXperience

GapXperience is a volunteer company with 14 years of experience and more than 200 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 this volunteer program in Samoa, where GapXperience has different volunteer projects available such as teaching English, healthcare, and ...

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Rustic Pathways

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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United Planet

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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Australian Conservation Experience

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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Volunteer in wildlife rescue and animal care in Australia!

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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New Zealand Conservation Volunteer

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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TRU Experience Travel

Volunteering can be very rewarding. Help communities with building, teaching, medical and general activities.

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Be a Global Village Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity!

Do you have experience in building and construction? Or, are you simply a strong-willed person eager to make a difference in the lives of other people? Become a Global Village volunteer and join Habitat for Humanity as push for housebuilding efforts in numerous countries worldwide. For one week or longer, you will work alongside members of the host community to build decent, affordable house...

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Veterinary Service: Australia (High School and College)

Veterinary Service: Australia is available as both a high school program (ages 14-18) and a college and young adult program (ages 18-25). This amazing program takes place outside of Sydney in Calga Springs, where you will live at a ZAA-accredited wildlife sanctuary for two weeks. Your program will be led by a team of veterinarians who will help oversee all your activities and teach you all a...

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Global Builders - Papua New Guinea: Build Alongside Locals

Make a difference in the lives of local families in Papua New Guinea, a culturally diverse country with a whopping over 800 different languages spoken! One of the world’s most rural countries, less than one fourth of its population reside in urban areas. It is believed some local groups still have zero contact with other communities. Become a Global Builder in Papua New Guinea and spend 1 to...

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Lattitude Global Volunteering Canada (formerly GAP)

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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Working Abroad Projects

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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Xperience Australia!

Xperience Australia with Corporate & Group Xperiences! Located at Twin Waters, on the Sunshine Coast we facilitate the most innovative & unique team building & group activities in Australia. If you love being outdoors and having fun, then this is the program for you. Tasks include during your program: 1. Assisting facilitation of events, tours and activities 2. Assist and learn the day to day...

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Give a Little Help, Stay for free

Join HelpStay in Ireland as we organize volunteering opportunities. As a member of our big community, we have your back. We look out for you and keep you updated about projects, especially your responsibilities and the rules surrounding your stay. You won’t just get in touch with hosts on a secure platform, but also with with other volunteers and like-minded travelers. We make traveling and ...