Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

96th Orientation Revisited

Palms 96th Orientation

Participants at our 96th Orientation have much to thank Palms intern Liesje Barratt for: Not only did she organise much of the event -in front and behind the scenes- but also introduced us to the game of  Kupps! Here Leisje gives her account of a most enjoyable and inspirational week- From January 9th -17th Palms Australia held […]

Your plans for 2014?

Sharon with Health Centre Staff

We are seeking applications from individuals and couples interested in filling a number of requests in 2014.

Help us find our next volunteers

Communities across Africa, Asia and the Pacific are asking us for volunteers in 2013.

Can you help us by sharing the following requests at work, in your industry or union journal, in your parish newsletter, or through social media?

Volunteer in 2013. Info Sessions coming soon.

Regina, Jenny and Lucy

We’re hosting information sessions in Canberra, Melbourne, Ballarat, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane for people interested in becoming a Palms global volunteer. Of course, we also welcome applications from people in other places, so complete our form to register your interest.

1-Year positions beginning July 2011

Palms Australia is currently seeking to fill twenty 1-year positions beginning in July 2011. Positions may be eligible for full funding, though volunteers would need to depart immediately following our July Orientation Course. We particularly encourage enquiries and applications from returned volunteers, who might be interested in giving one more year. Positions are available in […]


The future of every community lies in capturing the passion, the imagination and the resources of its people. - Ernesto Sirolli