Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development
The Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development program (AYAD) places skilled young Australian volunteers, aged 18-30, on short-term assignments of between 3-12 months, in developing countries throughout the Asia Pacific region.
The program offers young people a wonderful opportunity to contribute to development while at the same time learning about other cultures.
Youth Ambassadors work with Australian organisations and their overseas counterparts in a broad range of areas that include health, environment, rural development, gender, governance, justice, education and infrastructure development.
Youth Ambassadors use their skills and expertise to actively contribute to international development. They gain an increased understanding of the development needs of our neighbouring countries and broaden their experience by living and working in a cross-cultural environment.
Full program details are available on the
AYAD Program website [external website]
Inquiries about the
AYAD Program should be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 1-800-225-592.
Other volunteeer programs
For information on other volunteer programs see
Overseas Volunteers elsewhere on this website.
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