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  • 5 reasons why now is the best time to volunteer

    With A-Level results day safely out of the way, and the stresses of last week’s frantic Clearing calls long-forgotten, there’s no better time to think about how volunteering could boost your career options – whatever stage you’re…

  • 15 reasons to volunteer overseas next year

    1. Let’s face it. 2016 could have been better. Here's a way to make sure 2017 starts brilliantly. 

  • Portraits of Progress: 10 photos showing the beauty of volunteering across the world

    Every year, thousands of ICS volunteers leave their home communities to work in 22 countries across three continents, bringing with them a passion for change, a drive for learning more about the communities they will call home for…

  • Ex volunteer Ishamail runs for Olympic gold

    Here at ICS, a love for sport is something many of our volunteers have in common. But it’s not every day that those volunteers represent their country in the biggest sporting event on earth.

    But we now have an ICS first –…

  • What do volunteers eat on placement?

    Food. It’s something every ICS volunteer thinks about before going overseas and for many, sharing meals with their host family is something they’ll never forget.

    It’s a great opportunity to bring teams together, it’s…

  • Am I right for ICS?

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

  • Volunteers from the UK

    Our fantastic ICS volunteers are committed to tackling some of the world’s biggest issues. Join us.

    The requirements

    We are committed to making ICS as accessible as possible. But you must fulfil the…

  • Home

    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…

  • Where you could go

    Bangladesh Support work to improve the quality of life for young people living in Bangladesh.
  • South Africa

    *UPDATE*

    Unfortunately we are unable to offer placements in South Africa in 2018-19.*

    Placements are available in:

    Bangladesh Cambodia Kenya Malawi Nepal Tanzania Uganda

    *If you have already been placed, your…

  • India

    *UPDATE*

    Unfortunately we are unable to offer placements in India in 2018-19.*

    Placements are available in:

    Bangladesh Cambodia Kenya Malawi Nepal Tanzania Uganda

    *If you have already been placed, your…