DEADLINE EXTENDED: Volunteer for NAILA 2017 – Committee Positions Available!

Posted on 2 June, 2017

Applications are now due at midnight (AEST) on Sunday 18 June.

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 invite primary school students through to executive level speakers to submit videos of themselves speaking in Indonesian on certain topics and annual themes. 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 team. Here’s how you can apply:

  1. Submit an application for one or more of the position descriptions outlined here, or
  2. 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 Maighdlin Doyle ( with a covering letter of no more than 500 words and a current CV (no more than 2 pages).

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications are now due at midnight (AEST) on Sunday 18 June.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact Maighdlin.