Where We Volunteer

Palms Australia receives many requests from partner communities for volunteers to take up placements in a variety of fields. We are currently seeking volunteers with the following areas of expertise:

  • Health: Nurses, doctors (GPs, surgeons and specialists), physiotherapists, natural therapists, dental professionals, other specialists.
  • Education: High school teachers, primary school teachers, pre-school teachers, lecturers, adult educators, English-language teachers (TESOL), vocational trainers.
  • Technical skills: Carpenters, electricians, builders, plumbers, mechanics, IT professionals.
  • Administration: Accountants, project managers, relationship managers, human resources professionals, communications professionals.

Our overseas partners often require the assistance of volunteers with other skills. If you have a particular qualification or experience which you think could be of use in our partner communities, please enquire online or call (02) 9560 5333.

We currently have volunteers working in the following locations:

  • Samoa
  • Timor-Leste
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Thailand
  • South Africa
  • Kiribati
  • Myanmar
  • American Samoa

You can view our current volunteer opportunities on our Projects page.