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International Citizen Service (ICS) provides overseas volunteer placements for 18-25 year olds and Team Leader placements for 23-35 year olds.

All you need to apply for ICS is the ambition to make a difference.


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Why volunteer with ICS?

ICS is a once in a lifetime opportunity to change your world.
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Where you could go

We're currently active in seven countries around the world.
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What's involved?

An exciting and challenging overseas placement. And so much more.
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Am I right for ICS?

Our volunteers come from all over and all backgrounds. Join us.
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uk aid

ICS is funded by the UK Government's Department for International Development (DFID) which leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty.

DFID has chosen to fund ICS because it believes in the power of young people to bring about positive change in some of the poorest communities around the world, and that by creating thousands of active citizens we can shape the future for the better.

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ICS is your chance to carry out volunteer work with a charity abroad, to make a real difference and to develop your skills