Careers and funding opportunities
Working for AusAID is challenging and rewarding. Staff in AusAID are responsible for the delivery of the Government's official aid program and work in many different areas such as managing an aid project for a specific country, or developing aid policy for the Agency.
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Australia Awards are an important component of Australia’s investment in education—the flagship of the Australian aid program. They provide long and short term study and professional development opportunities to citizens from developing countries around the globe.
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Australian volunteers play a vital role in the fight against poverty. Volunteering overseas is one way that Australians can make a positive contribution to poverty reduction, sustainable development and cross cultural understanding—and this is something that the Australian Government has supported since the 1960s.
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AusAID Staff Alumni
AusAID recognises the value of former and retired employees, and the knowledge they can continue to contribute to the agency. Their skills and experience have been used in a wide variety of roles for many years.
Read more about Staff Alumni opportunities at AusAID
Tenders and grants
AusAID is one of the Australian Government’s major purchasers of goods and services. Suppliers play a substantial role in delivering Australia’s overseas aid program.
All open AusAID tenders or Approaches to Market (ATMs) and tender documentation are now published on the Australian Government's AusTender website [external website].
Grants are one type of funding arrangement that AusAID uses to achieve a particular strategic or program objective.
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The delivery of the Australian aid program is achieved with the combined input from a range of individuals and organisations.
Read more about other opportunities in the Australian aid program
Last reviewed: 29 April, 2012