Great opportunities available to volunteer overseas

Volunteering

To participate in an overseas volunteering opportunity, students must research and select a program suitable for their needs. Students should speak with their Faculty Program Officer regarding academic requirements or credit. All students considering volunteering overseas must complete the Online Pre-Departure tutorial prior to submitting an application to the provider.

Pre-Departure Consultation Sessions are also available with the International Office. Please check the Pre-Departure page to ensure you complete all the required steps in organising your short-term experience.

Organisation Details
Projects Abroad Projects Abroad offers a huge variety of international volunteer programs and internships for university students in thirty developing countries around the world. A fantastic way to complement your undergraduate degree!

For more information about the programs available, click here

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

International Student Volunteers (ISV) ISV's Mission and Purpose is "To support sustainable development initiatives around the world through life-changing volunteer and responsible adventure travel programs that educate, inspire and result in more active global citizens."
For more information about the programs available, click here

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

Volunteer Eco Students Abroad (VESA) VESA is a unique volunteer travel organisation with the sole aim to provide people with the opportunity to fully immerse themselves within a country through community based volunteer work and adventure tourism.

For more information about the programs available, click here

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

Antipodeans Abroad Antipodeans Abroad is an independent family-owned Australian company that has been creating unique student travel experiences for over 20 years. Great opportunity to Volunteer in the areas of education, health care, social work, conservation, building and renovation.

For more information about the programs available, click here

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

EDventure International EDventure International aims to inspire individuals by teaching them global leadership skills which are developed and enhanced through direct engagement with volunteer projects overseas including Cambodia, Costa Rica and Thailand. Programs run for 3 weeks and are primarily focused for university students.

For more information about the programs available, click here

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

CISaustraliaCISaustralia offer a variety of volunteer project types, from health to education and business development. Lend a hand in developing communities and gain valuable personal and professional experience.

For more information about the programs available, click here

Complete Online Pre-Departure tutorial

Independent Volunteer Opportunities

If you wish to participate in an overseas volunteering opportunity that is not sanctioned by the University of Newcastle, you may need to seek further approval. Please email study-overseas@newcastle.edu.au