Zoë Mander-Jones joined AVI as Program Director of the Australian Volunteers Program in mid-2017 and brings over twenty years’ experience in international development. Zoë has held senior roles within government and has worked across the non-government and private sectors, which have seen her involved in a wide range of development and social justice issues. Zoë has a Masters in Development Studies and has lived and worked in Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, the Torres Strait and Japan.
The Australian Volunteers Program is a five-year program with a budget of up to AUD190 million. The program is an Australian Government initiative.