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“NASCA is an amazing organisation and I am pleased to have been a volunteer and a fundraiser to help the continual delivery of your programs in future years.” - Jessica

Volunteer Information

We recruit volunteers through three intakes to undergo one week placements in remote Northern Territory communities each year. The selection process is highly competitive with demand across the country from skilled, qualified and inspirational Australians. To qualify applicants must by 21yrs and over, have experience working with children, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to inspire and motivate young people.

NASCA relies on the support of volunteers to deliver programs in the NT and NSW each year.

Are you our ideal volunteer? Do you have the following skills set?

  • We accept both Indigenous and non-Indigenous volunteers
  • A demonstrated interest in; or knowledge of issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people
  • Experience in sport, education or community development and/or experience working with young people
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You’re a team player, with a willingness to get involved and fully participate in all activities i.e. a ‘can do’ attitude
  • You demonstrate healthy life choices

I will definitely be applying to come back again next year, the experience was unreal. The perspective I have brought back here to my job and my community has really helped me”. – Lucy, Newcastle

If you have any questions about volunteering with NASCA please email or call us on 02 8399 3071

Applications for 2023 volunteers are now closed. Applications for 2024 will open later this year.