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We believe one compassionate student can inspire many.

We are dedicated to creating global leaders that ignite their communities to create positive change around the world. The Challenge Leader role provides you the opportunity to choose a challenge, recruit a team and lead a group of passionate students abroad. We invest in our Challenge leaders, providing you with training and support including a dedicated mentor and professional leadership training workshops.


What’s involved?

  • Choose one of our challenges that inspires you

  • Recruit a team of 10-20 to travel with you

  • Check in regularly with your CAA mentor

  • Host regular team meetings leading up to your challenge

  • Attend 2 leadership training weekends

  • Organise fundraisers with your team

  • Work closely with our in-country team during you challenge

What’s in it for you?

  • Gain new skills and boost your CV

  • Attend professional leadership training workshops

  • Support from a CAA mentor to help you recruit and manage your team

  • The opportunity to use your skills to tackle REAL community development challenges

  • Complete support from our teams in Australia and overseas

  • A change to visit unique communities untouched by tourism


How to Apply

Choose a challenge that most inspires you and then fill out our online application! A member of our team will be in touch to chat about the opportunity further – keep an eye on your inbox!


More Perks

As a challenge leader you will receive a discount on your program fee based on the size of the team you recruit:

  • 1-14 = $100 discount per person you recruit

  • 15 = your program is FREE

  • 18 = $300 towards your flights

  • 19 = additional $200 (total $500)

  • 20 = your flights are FREE