Add a Volunteer Experience to your English language program.

  • Volunteer opportunities at a Child Care, Retirement Village or as a Japanese Teacher Assistant
  • Great on-the-job training opportunity
  • Improve your communication skills for the workplace
  • Add value to your resume


  • Three volunteer programs to choose from: Child Care, Retirement Village or Japanese Teacher Assistant (unpaid volunteer)
  • Unique workplace opportunity in Brisbane
  • 20-35 hours per week (Monday - Friday)
  • Placements will be within 45 minutes travel time (on average) to/from your accommodation
  • Work experience with local community


1-6 weeks volunteer program (Minimum 5 weeks study at BROWNS)

Start Dates and Availability:

On completion of your BROWNS course or during a structured break (6 weeks notice required)*.

Japanese Teacher Assistant volunteer role is not available during school term break periods:
12th December - 26th January 2021
2nd April – 18th April 2021
26th June - 11th July 2021
18th September – 4th October 2021
11th December – 23rd January 2022

*Excluding public holidays and school closure periods (click here)


  • Available in Brisbane only
  • Applicant must be 20 years or older
  • Minimum strong pre-intermediate English level or above when commencing the volunteer program
  • Minimum 5 weeks study at BROWNS
  • Valid Working holiday visa or Student visa
  • Submission of a completed BROWNS Volunteer Application form, blue card application
  • Federal Police certificate and 1 page resume required for Retirement Village Volunteer
  • Students can stay in the BROWNS Student Apartment OR Homestay will be organised by the provider (RK Global Education Pty Ltd)

Placement provided by:

RK Global Education Pty Ltd

Placement fee includes:

  • Placing and coordinating schools/child care/aged care centre for student
  • Liaise with student, schools/child care/aged care centre for interview process
  • Liaise with student for their first day orientation

  • Fees: