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Why volunteer with ICS?

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a UK Government funded programme providing volunteer placements to 18-25 year olds and Team Leader placements to 23-35 year olds.

It's a development programme that brings together young people from the UK and developing countries to volunteer in some of the poorest communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

UK volunteers work side-by-side with local volunteers in developing countries, staying with host families in the local community.

ICS isn't a holiday. It's demanding but hugely rewarding. It's a great opportunity for personal development, a stepping stone to future careers and a chance to make your world a better place.

You don't need cash or qualifications to take part in ICS. Just the ambition to make a difference.

Funded by the UK Government

The Department for International Development (DFID) funds ICS – representing a significant investment by the UK government in young people.
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