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

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

range of responsibilities including:

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

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 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 in North Ryde, NSW (northern Sydney). 
  • On occassion volunteer roles can be developed to suit specialist skills

Current Volunteer Positions

Events  Intern

This internship is to develop skills in supporting our fundraising activities. It is for 2 days per week, starting April 2015, for a minimum 6 month commitment at our office in North Ryde, Sydney. 

Please send your application including your CV and covering letter to 

Applications close 17th April 2015.  

Associated Resources

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Strategic Relations Internship description .pdf


Edited: 18 March 2015     Topic: Recruitment     Type: Job Description