• Former volunteers invited to contribute to new VSO study
    Volunteers invited to contribute to poverty research

    Former volunteer? Contribute to new research into the long-term impact of volunteering on poverty and keep making a difference. Register now.

Have you got what it takes to volunteer?

Around the world, your skills can make a difference. The communities we work in need experienced professionals like you.

As a VSO volunteer, you’ll live and work alongside local professionals, helping improve the quality of life for people who need it most. What’s more, you’ll experience a different culture in a way few people ever can.

You’ll change lives – including your own. Take the first step towards volunteering with VSO today:

“It was the most incredible 12 months of my life. Not only did I make a real difference, I also developed professionally.” Olly Jefferies, VSO volunteer


action/2015 is a global campaign asking world leaders to take action to tackle inequality, injustice, poverty and climate change in 2015.

Learn why 2015 matters and how you can help.