Volunteer Peter helps some pupils at a VSO-supported learning centre
VSO/Paul Wambugu

Volunteering opportunities

Find and apply for volunteer roles across Africa and Asia.

Browse all current opportunities

Opportunities by sector

  1. Browse our current opportunities below
  2. Select a role to find out more about it and apply
  3. Follow the ‘make an application’ link at the bottom of the role’s page
  4. Complete the online application form – please note that we don’t accept CVs via email.

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll send you a confirmation email explaining the next steps.

More information on the application process

Volunteering during COVID-19

Our expert security and medical teams are continually reviewing our ability to implement projects safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their expertise and any relevant national government and international travel advice is guiding our decisions regarding all travel, both internally and internationally.

We are continuing to build a talent pool of prospective volunteers for future projects, as well as recruiting volunteers for ongoing programmes where safe to do so. If your application is shortlisted, a hiring manager will be in touch to discuss the next steps and any potential changes to your role.

More about volunteering during COVID-19

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