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Volunteer journey

ICS is more than just a 12 week placement overseas.

As an ICS volunteer you'll join a community of people just like you working towards a fairer world. From fundraising and training, to living overseas and making a difference in your community on your return, you’ll need to be committed to every aspect of ICS.

We're here to help and you'll be supported every step of the way. See below for more information on the whole ICS volunteer journey.


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To make sure this is the right programme for you, all applicants will be invited to take part in a selection day.
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Fundraising is a big part of your placement. We're to help you reach your target.
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Getting ready

Training, travelling and staying healthy. We're here to help.
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Volunteering overseas

Your placement overseas will last 10-12 weeks.
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After your placement

Being part of ICS doesn't finish when your placement does. You'll need to carry on making change
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Staying involved with ICS

ICS is a global network of 35,000 youth volunteers. Make sure you stay connected with our opportunities
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Funded by the UK Government

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

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