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  • Education is key to escaping poverty

    VSO ICS volunteers Raluca Moraru and Gifty Arthur explain how Ghana’s inclusive education policy, launched last year, is putting the schooling of children with disabilities and vulnerable girls back on the agenda…

  • Returned ICS volunteer lands job campaigning for Hilary Clinton

    For Nottingham grad Rhiann Mirchandani-Cooper, ICS was the push she needed to find her feet. Recently she has landed a coveted place on Hilary Clinton’s campaign team. We caught up with Rhiann to find out how it all began with a…

  • 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…

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    ICS programme update

    ICS placements are currently paused.

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  • 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 currently unable to offer placements in South Africa.

    Placements are available in:

    Bangladesh Cambodia Kenya Nepal Tanzania Uganda Zambia
  • India

    *UPDATE*

    Unfortunately we are currently unable to offer placements in India.

    Placements are available in:

    Bangladesh Cambodia Kenya Nepal Tanzania Uganda Zambia

    *If you have already been placed, your…

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