VSO's National Youth Engagement Network in Nigeria campaigning on youth participation around elections.
NYEN Nigeria

Global volunteer network

Discover how you can stay involved with VSO and become part of our thriving global volunteer network.

First things first, sign up to the VSO volunteer newsletter to stay up to date with our work.

How can you support VSO

Two young male peer educators in the studio as they present a health programme on Radio Bangweulu
VSO/Jason J Mulikita

Join our volunteer Facebook group

Connect with other volunteers from around the world

IVCO 2022 - group photo

Events

Stay informed about our work through out events. Join us at an upcoming event or recap any you might have missed.

National volunteer Asha conducts an aspirations analysis with young female applicants to the Lake Zone Youth Empowerment project.
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Youth networks

Our youth networks are unifying and amplifying the voices of young people.

A group of people talking
© VSO/Becky Mursell

Making the case for UK Aid

At VSO, we believe in taking a stand for the good of international aid and development.

Arti and her big sister Anu smiling.
Omar Havana / VSO

Support us financially

VSO is a charity and requires ongoing public donations, alongside institutional funding, to bring about lasting change to the world’s poorest communities.

Close up of Hnin Hnin wearing a VSO t shirt
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Volunteer again

We are always looking for highly skilled individuals like yourself to volunteer where the need is greatest. Check out our latest volunteering opportunities here. 

Nancy, 18, is a student at a Kenyan catch-up centre
Paul Wambugu/Obscuramedia

Gifts in Wills

At VSO, we want to leave behind a fair world for everyone – a gift in your will can help build a better future.

VSO in Rohingya camps, Bangladesh

Careers at VSO

We don't just go to work at VSO. We're transforming the way development is done by putting people at the heart of the change. 

Volunteer stories

Felix and his fellow volunteers
VSO/ Liza Oliver

"When you volunteer, you're not just a participant. You're a decision-maker"

Volunteer Felix Muendo, tells his story of volunteering as a sexual and reproductive health advisor for the ACTIVE project in Kenya.

Abdulahi with his award certificate and gift

Your highlights from the 2023 Volunteer Impact Awards

Outstanding performances, inspiring guest speakers and heartfelt speeches from our fantastic volunteers, the  Volunteer Impact Awards had it all! Here are your highlights from the ceremony.

Nigerian youth network

Meet the 2023 VSO Volunteer Impact Award winners

On the 7 December we hosted our annual Volunteer Impact Awards, celebrating the inspirational work of VSO volunteers across the globe. We’re delighted to share with you our fantastic winners.