"All ICS volunteers must become an integral part of the community while they are on placement."
As an ICS volunteer you live in the community where you are working and become an active member of that community.
Depending on your project, that might mean living with a host family, joining local Church celebrations, and attending community events and meetings. You'll get to know your neighbours and find out how to work together.
Our quality principles
Community integration is one of the seven ICS quality principles. These principles ensure all our different projects, partners and volunteers bring about positive change.
The other principles are: