Volunteer with Crêpes for Change

Crêpes for Change is a fast growing social enterprise based in Melbourne. We established Australia’s first non-profit crepe van in 2015, a non-profit coffee cart, The Coffee Cart Changing Lives, in 2016, and in 2018 we launched our brand new hospitality venture, home.one. Our amazing team is young and dynamic with big dreams of changing the world; sparked by the vision of eliminating youth homelessness.

Crêpes for Change is currently looking for volunteers to fill in the following positions in Melbourne:

The team is young and dynamic with big dreams of changing the world, sparked by the vision of eliminating youth homelessness. For more information, check outCrêpes for Change ‘s recent Impact Report or head to their website: http://crepesforchange.com/

Volunteer with AIYA – National Communications Officers

Come join us at AIYA! We are on the look out for new Communications Officers to join our team.

The Australia-Indonesia Youth Association is a non-government, youth-led organisation that aims to better connect young people in Australia and Indonesia to each other and to Australia-Indonesia opportunities by advancing education and culture through increased youth engagement. AIYA’s objectives are threefold:

  • Connecting young Australians and Indonesians to each other, and to opportunities – educational, cultural and professional – to engage in the bilateral relationship.
  • Informing young people about the bilateral relationship, and avenues to engage with Australia and Indonesia.
  • Inspiring business, government, educational institutions and other organisations to support and facilitate youth engagement with Indonesia in Australia.

Volunteer position: Communications Officers (3 positions available: Social Media, Graphic Design and Web Officer)

Starting date: End of August 2018

Reports to: Director of Communications, Director of Operations and President

Role: The Communications Officers will work with the Director of Communications and communications team to manage AIYA’s communications on social media and its website. The communications officers will each fill the following key tasks:

  • Social media management
  • Website and email support
  • Graphic design

Time Commitment: Approximately 4 hours per week

Key responsibilities and position description (click on the position name to see the document):

How to apply:

Applications for the communications officer positions are open until 10 August 2018.  To apply, please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter of up to 350 words addressing the key responsibilities and necessary skills for the role to communications@aiya.org.auPlease let us know what aspect(s) of the key responsibilities criteria appeal most to you, and whether you have a preference for Social Media, Web Officer, or Graphic Design and why.

The position is open to young people from Australia or Indonesia who meet the selection criteria outlined. The roles are best suited to current undergraduate/postgraduate students or those that have just entered the workforce. If you’re interested in the position, or not sure if you fit the bill, we suggest you get in touch with us anyway — we’d be happy to discuss other ways we could work together.

These volunteer roles in the communications team are a fantastic opportunity to get involved in AIYA at almost every level. You’ll be working directly with the existing Blog Editors, the Director of Communications, AIYA Links Officer, as well as with the other members of the AIYA Communications team. You will also have regular contact with the National Executive, as well as Chapter representatives, while assisting to boost the presence of AIYA in person and online.

Speech and Storytelling in Bahasa Indonesia Contest 2018

Atdikbud BPKLN Kemendikbud RI menyelenggarakan Lomba Pidato dan Bercerita BIPA (bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing) 2018

Kegiatan lomba ini menyediakan fasilitas pembelajaran bagi para penutur asing untuk meningkatkan empat keterampilan berbahasa mereka secara mandiri:

  1. Membaca berbagai bacaan sebagai referensi, sumber informasi, dan sumber inspirasi untk bahan pidato atau cerita
  2. Menuangkan gagasan tersebut ke dalam bentuk tulisan sehingga menjadi sebuah naskah pidato atau naskah cerita
  3. Teknik berpidato dan bercerita berbeda dengan teknik menyampaikan berita atau bercakap-cakap
  4. Belajar dan berupaya untuk menunjukkan kemampuan dalam berbicara, yaitu dengan berpidato sesuai dengan naskah yang telat diajukan.

Tema lomba pidato bahasa Indonesia di luar negeri tahun 2018 adalah “Persatuan dalam Keberagaman”. Sementara itu, tema lomba bercerita bahasa Indonesia di luar negeri tahun 2018 adalah “Cerita Rakyat Indonesia”.



  • Pendaftaran online (Periode Khusus): 1—31 Mei 2018
  • Pelaksanaan lomba di KBRI: Juni 2018


  1. Bukan penutur asli bahasa Indonesia.
  2. Berusia 18—30 tahun.
  3. Belum pernah tinggal di Indonesia selama lebih dari 180 hari/6 bulan (akumulatif)*

*Masa tinggal di Indonesia ketika berusia 0—7 tahun tidak dihitung.

HADIAH LOMBA: Kunjungan ke Indonesia


Key dates of the competition
  • 31 May 2018: Deadline of online application. Submit your online application here: https://lpbbipa.kemdikbud.go.id
  • June 2018: Speech and Storytelling in Bahasa Indonesia Contest 2018 at the Embassy of Indonesia
  • 2 July 2018: Announcement of the Winner of the Contest
  • 16-20 July 2018: Confirmation of the Winner to participate to Indonesia
  • 14 August 2018: Arrival in Indonesia
  • 15-20 August 2018: 
    • Indonesian Language Competency Test (UKBI)
    • Debate, Speech and Storytelling Contest among other countries
    • Flag Ceremony in Jakarta   
    • Cultural Visits in some regions in Indonesia
  • 21 August 2018: Departure from Indonesia 

Indonesia Program Facilitator at International Internships

International Internships has been facilitating internships for Australian and international students in Indonesia for over 10 years, but the last four years have seen it grow and change immensely. We now work with a number of universities in Australia and Indonesia to facilitate internships, study intensives and unit-based programs in Indonesia and Malaysia, along with career mentoring, professional skills development, cross-cultural communication and language training. Our programs are based around the belief that international study and work experiences should be unfiltered and real, with the right support to keep students safe, happy and experiencing everything to its maximum.

Start Date: June 2018

Duration: This position is initially available for nine months, with the possibility to extend the role at its conclusion, if mutually agreed.

Location: Jakarta, with some travel to other parts of Indonesia.

Work Hours: Full-time. Work is based around an 8-hour day but please note that the nature of the work means that working schedules are often irregular. Work on weekends and evenings will sometimes be required.

Salary: Negotiable

You will help execute, deliver and support International Internships’ Indonesia-based programs, including study intensives, internships and others. Therefore, you will typically be undertaking several tasks simultaneously. You will have a lot of contact with our partners in Indonesia, which include universities, business councils, government bodies, companies and not-for-profits. You will also have a frequent contact with interns before their arrival and once they are in country.

The position is based in Jakarta, which is where most of our Indonesian programs take place. However, we do also operate in other parts of Indonesia, so you may be required to travel across the country at times.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with participants and host organisations in Indonesia to place program participants in suitable internships.
  • Working with our partners in Indonesia to organise events for program participants, including weekend trips, networking events and social gatherings.
  • Working with our partners in Indonesia to organise events for program participants, including our social entrepreneurship hackathon.
  • Arranging the logistics to help make the programs run smoothly in country. This can involve everything from booking buses and accommodation to printing name tags to buying gifts for guest speakers.
  • Hosting program participants in Indonesia, including accompanying groups and holding individual consultations.
  • Refining and renewing program structures, including identifying opportunities for a better in-country experience for students through updating program itineraries.
  • Preparing reports and other documents to be presented to International Internships’ stakeholders.
  • Supporting participants and implementing our procedures in the event of an emergency.

Please see the full job description here.

To Apply:

Please email your cover letter and CV with the subject line “Indonesia Program Facilitator” to: hr-indonesia@internationalinternships.com.au


AIYA-Asialink Business 2018 Internship Program

Deadline extended to May 12th at 11:59pm

Every year, Asialink Business’ Sydney office offers a fantastic voluntary internship opportunity to the AIYA network. For further details about the internship’s responsibilities and selection criteria, please see the position description.

Location: Asialink Business (Sydney), Level 21, 56 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

Attendance: One day per week

Hours: Commencing 23 or 30 May 2018

Reporting to: 9.30am to 5pm, with option to attend occasional events outside those hours. Asialink Business Manager of Partnerships and Development


Asialink Business was founded in 2013 with a mandate from the Federal Government to develop Asia capabilities within the Australian workforce. Its capability development programs, research products and advocacy initiatives allow businesses to develop essential knowledge of Asian markets, business environments, cultures and political landscapes to engage more effectively with Asia. For over 25 years the Asialink Group has been Australia’s leading centre for building Asia capability, public understanding of Asia, and appreciation of Australia’s role in the Asian region.

An Asialink Business internship is an opportunity to be involved with this leading organisation, and to expand the knowledge of issues across government, arts, education and business. It is also a valuable opportunity to develop Asia-Australia contacts and capabilities.


Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with research
  • Supporting corporate partnership development and other stakeholder outreach and campaigns
  • Participating in strategic brainstorming sessions
  • Participating in internal and external meetings as required (and relevant)
  • Assisting with planning, curating and implementing events and other initiatives
  • Writing communications for web and print
  • Potential of assisting with design of collateral (print communications, proposals and PowerPoint)
  • Handover training to new intern at the end of the internship
  • Support Sydney staff with portfolio


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in research, writing, editing and proofreading
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office suite with knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and iMovie or Final Cut Pro highly regarded
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and a creative thinker
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently while part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and undertake a variety of tasks
  • Demonstrated interest in Asia and Asia-Australia affairs
  • Asian language skills (regarded favourably)
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and work efficiently


This position will allow the successful candidate to:

  • Deepen their research and report writing skills
  • Further develop analytical and communications skills
  • Gain experience communicating with people from a range of industries and sectors
  • Gain a close understanding of Asialink and its work, in particular the work of Asialink’s business capability division, Asialink Business
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Australia-Indonesia business and business activities


To apply for the voluntary internship and make an important contribution to Australia’s engagement with Asia, please email your resume and a cover letter to nsw.secretary@aiya.org.au.

All applicants must be a current AIYA Member. If you are not yet signed up as an AIYA Member, you can do so here: http://www.aiya.org.au/membership/

AIYA will review the applications and determine a shortlist of candidates. Asialink Business will select an intern after interviewing the shortlisted candidates.

In your cover (no more than one page), please explain why you would like to intern for Asialink Business in Sydney and why you are suitable for the role.

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Applications close at midnight on 12 May 2018 at 11:59pm, and interviews will take place in mid May 2018.

NAILA 2018 Committee Positions

Volunteer with the National Australia Indonesia Language Awards!

Are you a young professional, teacher, graduate or university student looking to
  • develop your professional skill-set
  • meet new friends passionate about Australia-Indonesia relations
  • strengthen your CV, and
  • contribute to a good cause?

Who are we?

The National Australia Indonesia Language Awards (NAILA) is an annual speech competition that rewards and fosters the development of Indonesian language learning in Australia at all levels. We work closely with the private, government and not-for-profit sectors.

We are a fun and energetic group of young Australian & Indonesian professionals who are dedicated to improving the bilateral relationship and Indonesian language studies in Australia.

Who are we looking for?

  • Professionals or students with an interest in the Australia-Indonesia relationship
  • Commitment to attend weekly committee meetings (1 hour) via Skype and to attend the three-day NAILA Award Ceremony weekend
  • Individuals with strong time management, written and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a small team and autonomously to carry out tasks to deadlines

NAILA is committed to diversity and aims to create an environment that values the contribution of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Our flexible online environment allows our volunteers to balance their work, study, volunteer and personal responsibilities.

We provide a supportive and flexible work environment that caters to individuals’ circumstances no matter what sex, gender, ethnicity, age, disability, or religion they may identify with.


We encourage expressions of interest (EOIs) from individuals who would like to join the NAILA 2018 team. Here’s how you can apply:

  • Submit an application for one or more of the position descriptions outlined below, or
  • If your background / experience / areas of interest do not align with the specific position descriptions, tell us why you want to join the team and how you can contribute to our program.

Applications should be sent to NAILA Leadership Team (naila@naila.org.au) with a covering letter of no more than 400 words and a current CV (no more than 2 pages).

Applications are due at midnight (AEST) on Monday 30 April.  

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us at naila@naila.org.au


Engagement Officer x2


  • Previous experience working with teachers and / or lecturers and students or connection to members of Indonesian teachers’ and / or student networks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding of the university and / or school Indonesian curriculum
  • Indonesian language skills desirable
  • Experience setting up university level events is desirable
  • Teachers encouraged to apply

Position description:

  • Oversee engagement with universities, student organisations and teachers’ networks
  • Encourage participation and ensure the program is fit-for-purpose
  • Organise information sessions with AIYA Chapters and other relevant organisations
  • Create content for the website to assist participants to prepare their speeches including Indonesian language tips and tricks
  • Assist in assessing applications and providing comprehensive feedback to participants


Communications and Media Officer x2


  • High-level understanding of social media (content development, data analytics and impact analysis, securing media partnerships)
  • Knowledge of the media landscape; previous experience securing media partnerships is desirable
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia is desirable

Position description:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive communications plan
  • Create content for all social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram)
  • Assist with the maintenance of the 2017 NAILA website
  • Manage NAILA email administration and oversee the NAILA Newsletter
  • Assist with sourcing media partnerships (with both online and offline media platforms)



Partnerships Officer    


  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Previous report design and writing experience desirable

Position description:

  • Working within the Partnerships Team to engage with relevant institutions and organisations to garner support and encourage participation in NAILA
  • Engage with Indonesian language lecturers, and professionals from the private and public sectors
  • Assist with grant applications and acquittals



Finance Officer  


  • Degree (completed or enrolled) in finance or accounting
  • Demonstrated experience in managing an organisation’s finances and accounts
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

Position description:

  • Maintain accurate records of incomes and expenses, including GST calculations
  • Develop, streamline and establish financial operations and policy as required
  • Review partnership agreements, projects and funding applications from a financial perspective
  • Liaise with AIYA National Treasurer


Program Officers x 2


  • Previous administration and event management experience desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong communication skills

Position description:

  • Assist with logistics: accommodation, catering, transportation, flights for award winners
  • Support Programs Team to plan event details: schedules and administration
  • Contribute to the planning, organisation and successful delivery of the Awards Weekend
  • Assist with the recruitment of VIP judges


IT and Creative Officer x2


  • Good analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot basic software and hardware issues
  • Demonstrated proficiency in WordPress and general website content management system (CMS) and / or
  • Good design and graphics skills; working competency in using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is desirable

Position description:

  • Managing the NAILA website and communication tools, and / or
  • Provide digital art and design support for NAILA mailing list, publications and any other print/digital marketing materials

If applying for a design position, please submit a work sample with your application.


Translators x 4


  • Exceptional English and Indonesian language skills (both Australians and Indonesians are encouraged to apply)
  • Prior experience working as a translator is desirable but not required
  • Strong time management and ability to meet deadlines

Position description:

  • Working within a small team to translate past and future NAILA video entries, social media posts and website content (translation will be both English to Indonesian and Indonesian to English)
  • Work with content relevant to a wide variety of fields, including current affairs, politics, culture and the creative arts
  • Edit and review translation work written by other Translators

Commitment: ad hoc basis depending on availability, approx. 3 hours per week.


Videographer and Photographer


  • Experience in professional level videography and video editing, or
  • Professional level photography skills

Position description:

  • Film interviews with sponsors, partners and participants
  • Take footage of networking events, language training, public speeches, and sponsors’ messages of support
  • Compile footage into a short film with subtitles

Commitment: ad hoc basis depending on availability.

Please submit a work sample (video/photo portfolio) with your application.

Download this page as a PDF here.

Strategic Advisor, South East Asia at Victoria Premier and Cabinet

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment.

Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

Position Details

Strategic Advisor, South East Asia

  • Classification: Locally Engaged Staff (LES)
  • Salary Range: Attractive monthly salary based on previous experience
  • Work Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Employment Type: Full Time, Fixed Term – 12 Months

About the Role

The Strategic Advisor is responsible for providing executive level strategic advice to the Commissioner for Victoria to South East Asia, as well as strategic support towards the operations of the South East Asia Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices. This is underpinned by a sound understanding of the Victorian economy and Government priorities, particularly Victoria’s key industries and investment and trade agenda.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working in one of the major South East Asian countries and will have had exposure to relevant corporate decision making processes and business culture.

Through sophisticated and well developed business support experience, the successful candidate will provide high level support to new partnerships, expand Victoria’s influence throughout the region and capture economic development outcomes for the state.
The Strategic Advisor will work collaboratively across the South East Asia offices to support the Commissioner in achieving objectives and key initiatives in-market.

Successful Candidate
The successful candidate for this locally engaged position will be responsible for all arrangements in relation to relocation expenses (if applicable), their accommodation and day-to-day living expenses.

How to apply
To be considered applications must contain:
1.  A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description; and
2.  A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.

The position description can be found here. Applications close at midnight (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Monday 16 April 2018.

If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application online, please contact: internationalhr@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

Volunteer with AIYA – National Web and IT Officer

AIYA is currently seeking expressions of interest for a Web and IT Officer. The role requires a voluntary commitment of approximately 5 hours per week.

The Web and IT Officer oversees and maintains the AIYA National website and IT systems (include email and database management). This person in this role will primarily work closely with the Director of Communications and other officers in the AIYA National Communications team. This role will also involve assisting with the redesign of the AIYA website (together with the AIYA Communications team and a third party designer).

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the redesign of the current AIYA website
  • Maintaining the AIYA website
  • Managing AIYA email administration
  • Maintaining the online membership process
  • Supporting other members of the AIYA team with their technology needs
  • Supporting AIYA initiatives including NAILA
  • Liaising with AIYA chapters to assist with video editing for post-event content to upload onto YouTube (desirable only)
  • Scouting job opportunities relating to Indonesia/Australia to post on the website

Necessary skills for this position are:

  • Experience with WordPress, and ideally a background in web design including HTML and CSS
  • Some familiarity with collaboration and productivity tools such as Zapier, Wufoo, Google Drive and Basecamp
  • Ability to handle day to day cPanel web server and WordPress maintenance
  • Experience managing website development projects
  • Familiarity with email marketing tools such as MailChimp would be beneficial
  • A background in marketing and analytics tools such as Google Analytics would be highly valued
  • Access to video editing software such as Final Cut or Adobe Premiere and experience with basic video editing is desirable but not crucial
  • A demonstrated interest in the Australia-Indonesia bilateral relationship

To apply, please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter of no more than 250 words addressing the selection criteria for the role to communications@aiya.org.au.

Applications for the positions close on 4 May 2018.

KJRI Melbourne 2018 ​​Intern Recruitment Program

KJRI Melbourne is looking for people to join us in a variety of roles in the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Melbourne. It is a 1-2 months unpaid internship programs and is a great taster of what it is like to work in a government organization and know how Indonesian diplomats work.
Rewards and Benefits:
– Certificate upon completion
– Personal development and Training
– Experience and Connections
– Firsthand knowledge of our events
– Work side-by-side with Indonesian Diplomats
– Proficient in Microsoft Office (preferably proficient in Design Program)
– Social Media Savvy
– University Students or Fresh Graduates (preferably related major background)
To apply please submit:
1. Cover Letter
2. Latest Resume
3. Contact Information and References
4. Latest Official Transcripts
5. Recent Photos
Please submit your documents before 13 April 2018 to melbourne.kjri@kemlu.go.id