The Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) Program, the youth stream of Australian Volunteers for International Development, is fully funded by the Australian Government and managed by Austraining International. So why should you volunteer with the AYAD Program?
Whether you're ready to apply or simply wish to browse what's available - each month there are new, exciting opportunities for you to volunteer overseas. Assignments open for applications on the 1st of each month, and close at 5.30pm, Canberra time, on the 21st of the same month.
Develop your teaching career overseas in one of 12 fully funded opportunities in the Solomon Islands. By July, you could be living and working as a Teacher Trainer in the tropics with other Australian Volunteers. Find out more about Education Roles. Pictured is Australian Volunteer Ryan Lucas when he taught 230 local youngsters about fitness and cricket on assignment in the Solomon Islands.
Do you want to get a quick and easy understanding of the Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development program? Find out the basics with this handy Information Pack.
Be inspired by volunteer stories. The AYAD magazine 'Exchange' focuses on development issues and how AYAD volunteers and host organisations are working to respond to those issues.
Discover what our Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development are up to with Meet the AYAD profiles. You'll discover a bit about what the've done in the past and what they hope to achieve.
AYADs work in local organisations - called 'Host Organisations' across Asia, the Pacific and Africa for the duration of their assignment. Find out how your organisation can benefit from a skilled volunteer.