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

Current opportunities

Opportunity Location Apply by
Youth Entrepreneurship Advisor Zambia, Zambia
Global Learning Report Writer - Volunteer Online - Remote volunteering, Various Countries
Youth Engagement Advisor - National Volunteer Zambia, Zambia
Youth Mobilisation Specialist (National Volunteers) Mindanao, Philippines
Advocacy and Social Accountability Adviser (National Volunteer) Davao City, Philippines
Social Inclusion and Gender Advisor - Speculative Lusaka, Zambia
Organisational Development Adviser - Volunteer (Speculative) Lusaka, Zambia
Livelihoods Researcher Talent Pool Various Countries, Various Countries
Food Security Adviser (Agronomist) Various countries, Various Countries
Business Development Advisor - Agribusiness Various Countries, Various Countries
Social Cohesion Adviser Various Countries, Various Countries
Peacebuilding Specialist Various Countries, Various Countries
Teacher Trainer (Pre-primary, Primary and Secondary) Various Locations, Various Countries
Early Childhood care and Education advisors (ECCE advisors) Rwanda, Rwanda
Policy and Advocacy Specialist Various Countries, Various Countries
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Various Countries, Various Countries
Early years adviser Rwanda, Various Countries
Organizational Development Advisor Various Countries, Various Countries
Climate Change Adaption Adviser -Talent Pool TBD, Various Countries
Youth Engagement Advisor Various Countries, Various Countries

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