International volunteering for 18-25 year olds

Our partners

ICS is led by VSO in partnership with respected development organisations. All in-country projects are run by partners with expertise in international and youth volunteering. They each have a unique approach to their work so please follow the links below to find out more.

Balloon ICS, working in Kenya and Uganda

Projects focus on enterprise, supporting entrepreneurs to launch innovative business ideas that create jobs and improve lives. 


Challenges Worldwide ICS, working in Ghana, Uganda and Zambia

We support small businesses to grow. Over time this creates jobs and improves local economies.

International Service ICS, working in Burkina Faso and Ghana

Projects focus on supporting people to understand their rights, and put them into action.

Raleigh ICS, working in Nepal, Nicaragua and Tanzania

Projects tackle issues around water and sanitation, and developing livelihoods.

Restless Development ICS, working in 7 countries in Africa and Asia

Focussing on youth-led projects in three core areas: civic participation, livelihoods and employment, and sexual and reproductive health.

Tearfund ICS, working in Bangladesh and South Africa

Projects seek to end poverty and injustice, and restore dignity and hope in some of the world's poorest countries.

VSO ICS, working in 10 countries across Africa and Asia

Specific projects areas include HIV and AIDS, education, youth leadership, access to healthcare and climate change.

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Y Care International ICS, working in five countries in Africa and Asia

Projects work with young people to help them to stay healthy and safe, get skills for work, prepare for emergencies and improve justice systems.