Be a volunteer with Baptist World Aid Australia and use your time to do more than you thought you could in response to poverty.

Volunteers established Baptist World Aid Australia and continue to be our lifeblood. We rely on the skills, talents and time of our wonderful volunteers. Their contributions help keep administration costs to a minimum, ensuring we maximise the funds that can be sent overseas.

Volunteers help in every department and take care of a wide range of responsibilities, including: 

Ellen - one of our volunteers

"I volunteer because I feel that I can use the skills I have been lucky enough to gain through my education to help those not as fortunate." - Ellen, Marketing Graduate and Community Engagement Volunteer

  • mail processing
  • Child Sponsorship program assistance
  • various administrative tasks
  • support liaison
  • database management
  • advocacy research
  • programs, finance and IT assistance

Initial and ongoing training and support is provided for volunteers, including opportunities to take part in Baptist World Aid orientation programs for employees. We are committed to best practice standards for volunteers, including the National Standards for Involving Volunteers in Not-for-Profit Organisations National Standards for Involving Volunteers in Not-for-Profit Organisations  (developed by Volunteering Australia). 

For enquiries regarding volunteering at Baptist World Aid Australia call 1300 789 991 or email

Please note:

  • All shortlisted volunteer applicants will be interviewed and undergo a Police and Working with Children check
  • Baptist World Aid does not place volunteers overseas.
  • Most opportunities are based in North Ryde, NSW (northern Sydney). 
  • On occassion volunteer roles can be developed to suit specialist skills

Current Volunteer Positions

Marketing Campaigns Assistant

Baptist World Aid Australia is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player to assist our Marketing and Communications team with assisting in one of our largest marketing campaigns. This is a great opportunity for gaining experience in the logistics and operations of a marketing campaign and developing your skills engaging with various stakeholders as well as being a part of a great team within the International Aid and Development sector. If you enjoy a challenge and this sounds like a good fit for you, we would love to hear from you!

To apply: send in your CV along with the Volunteer Application Form, and email to by 5pm on 7th June 2016. 

Associated Resources

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Marketing Campaign Assistant activity statement .docx


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Volunteer Application Form .pdf


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