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ICS programme update

The UK government announced in April 2023, that a new international youth volunteering programme will be launched in the coming year. The previous UK government funded, international youth volunteering programme – International Citizen Service (ICS), led by VSO, ended in December 2020. VSO cannot currently accept applications for the new scheme.

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International Citizen Service (ICS) provides overseas volunteer placements for 18-25 year olds.

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Funded by the UK Government.

ICS is funded by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), which projects the UK as a force for good in the world, including reducing poverty and tackling global challenges.

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