Raleigh International are looking for young people to volunteer overseas with ICS (International Citizen Service), a development programme which is fully funded by the UK government.
Raleigh delivers ICS in Nepal, Tanzania and Nicaragua, and run programmes all year round.
ICS aims to bring about three things: project impact, volunteer personal development and the creation of active citizens.
Change your life and the lives of others.
Aged 18-25? A UK or EU/EEA citizen that has been living in Britain for at least 12 months? Apply as a volunteer for a space in one of our summer placements lasting 10 weeks.
Aged 23-35? Apply as a team leader. Placements last from 14 weeks to 8 months.
How it works
You’ll need a positive attitude, commitment, and drive to make a difference
You’ll receive training and support before working as a team with local volunteers finding solutions to issues within a community
With Raleigh ICS, you will focus on improving people’s access to water and sanitation, or supporting women and young people to set up small businesses and improve their livelihood. You will contribute to sustainable development and make a real difference to the lives of people living in poverty
What’s in it for you?
Your flights, visas, vaccines, training, food, accommodation and travel are all covered but we ask that you fundraise £800 to show your commitment to Raleigh.
You’ll build your CV and develop transferrable skills that employers value such as leadership, resilience, and flexibilityIt’s a life-changing opportunity
“This programme has had an impact on my life bigger than I ever could’ve imagined and has now determined where I want to take my career.” Charlotte, Raleigh ICS volunteer
ICS is a development programme that brings together young people from the UK and developing countries to volunteer in some of the poorest communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The programme is led by VSO and funded by the UK government. ICS is delivered by respected development organisations, of which Raleigh is one.
The cost of your flights, visas, vaccinations, food and accommodation are covered.
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/ for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.