Calli Miller shares her experience on taking the first steps into the world of international development.

Happy National Volunteer Week 2015

For AFAP volunteer Calli, her journey into the world of international development is just beginning. READ MORE

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AFAP is an independent secular, not-for-profit, fully accredited Australian non-government organisation (NGO) that was founded in 1968 and incorporated in the state of NSW in 1983. Our mission is to be a leading agent for poverty alleviation through innovative and appropriate community-based development. We work directly with local partners that are independent agencies employing local professionals with considerable experience, local knowledge and skill through-out the Pacific, Asia and Africa. Our partners are well-established NGOs in their own right and have excellent working relations with respective local governments. These on-going partnerships demonstrate a commitment to shared values and agreement on effective and workable management, administration, and communication protocols, under-pinned by policies which are in line with DFAT requirements.

Through our unique approach to development AFAP aims to strengthen and empower local NGOs and community groups in developing countries so that they can better meet their own aspirations, and to support Australian groups through our Partnership Program to provide innovative opportunities and professional support to Australians who want to become directly involved in sustainable international development programs. Explore our site, learn more about our work and find all the ways you can get involved!

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Happy National Volunteer Week 2015!

May 15, 2015

It’s National Volunteer Week in Australia, and I couldn’t be happier to be volunteering at AFAP Action on Poverty.
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Volunteer opportunities Sydney in Communications

April 10, 2015

Do you have time, skills and want to use them to make a difference? We are looking for volunteers to help in our Communications, Marketing and Fundraising team.
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