Our programs focus on animal care, conservation, farming, history, education and social services. Most placements are designed for volunteers with specific interests in a particular field of work.
Our flexible short term and long term opportunities will help you gain credible work experience while enjoying the true blue ‘fair dinkum’ Ozzie culture and way of life.
Volunteering in Australia can be the most cost effective way for gap year students and backpackers from all over the globe to experience this great country. From pristine surf beaches to hinterland mountains and outback deserts, IVI has options available to suit various needs and budgets.
Location of Volunteer Programs
Accommodation & Meals
All accommodation is included during your volunteer program in most programs. Accommodation will be comfortable, clean and is single gender either twin or dorm style, with adequate bathroom and toilet facilities including running water.
Choose from either home stay or volunteer guest house depending on the program. Single supplements are provided at an extra charge.
3 meals are provided every day in most cases and volunteers are expected to help prepare meals and clean up. The volunteer working week is generally Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 4:00pm with weekends free to relax and explore your local surrounds. .
24/7 Program Support
Volunteer Requirements & Expectations
You are welcome to come with a group, with a friend, with family or own your own. If you are coming on your own don’t worry you will make lots of great friends! Generally, volunteers must be 18 years of age, however we can cater to as young as 16 years old depending on the application There is no upper age limit. Volunteering is becoming increasingly popular with many mature guests, some of retirement age looking to give back to developing communities.
Our programs are designed for proactive individuals with a mindset of supporting the less fortunate and/or gaining specialists skills. The more you put in, the more you will get out.
Weekends & Extra Tours
GoGetFunding is a Crowd funding site which offers a simple and professional online fundraising solution to help fund a portion of your trip or even a donation toward your chosen project. Simply create a fundraising page to share your story via social media platforms such as facebook & twitter.
Some of our past volunteers have raised over $2000+! Why not give it a try? If you use the above link, our logo will be displayed in your profile to help us share our message through your social network community.
Australia Volunteer Fees
What’s Not Included
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