Welcome to Australian Refugee Volunteers! We are entirely volunteer run (no paid positions), and we have a range of opportunities depending on your availability:

Our general program volunteers commit to 1 x day a month, to find out more about our general program volunteers, visit this link: Get Involved as a General Program Volunteer.

For all of our other management roles read below. These include:

  • Operational Roles

  • Program Administration Roles

This page was last updated: 2/9/22

Program & Operations Administration Roles

Help us put on our monthly excursions every month! We are recruiting for positions across our Kids, Youth, Teens/Charity teams.

To find out more about our Kids, Youth, Teens and Charity programs, click here. The time commitment across the below roles is 2-3 hours per week and we are asking for a commitment of minimum six months in the role.

Program Co-ordinator

  • Responsible for successfully delivering the excursions each month by leading and supporting the team in fulfilling their duties. The team includes the Client Manager, Event Manager and Volunteer Manager.

Client Manager  

  • Your main responsibility will be as a point of contact for our clients (families from refugee backgrounds).  You will establish relationships with the families, co-ordinate their attendance at our programs, and be the main point of contact for issues, as well as goal setting and ensuring general satisfaction and enjoyment of our clients.


Event Manager

  • Your main responsibility will be planning the activities for each monthly program. Our programs incorporate a developmental activity, as well as a recreational activity, so if you have a passion for young people and want to help them be the best version of themselves possible, then we'd love to hear from you!


Volunteer Manager

  • Volunteer managers are required to ensure we have enough general program volunteers to support the program each month, ensuring that our volunteers have positive experiences at ARV programs and to support them in fulfilling their duties

We are also seeking individuals skilled in the following areas for short-term projects:

  • Website & graphic design ​

  • Social media strategy 

  • LinkedIn marketing strategy 

  • Website SEO strategy

To apply, please email with the subject 'Program Manager Application', outlining:

  • The role and program you are most interested in

  • Why you are interested in volunteering with ARV

  • Any experience working with people from asylum seeker or refugee backgrounds or CALD groups

  • Any experience working with children

Australian Refugee Volunteers