Voluntary Service International (VSI) is the Irish branch of Service Civil International, a worldwide peace movement that began in 1920. We work to promote peace, social justice, sustainable development and intercultural understanding through volunteering abroad and in Ireland.

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International Volunteer Projects June to September

Glebe House Peace Centre is looking for 2 long-term volunteers!

May/Jun - Aug 2017

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Join Glebe House community this summer!

Glebe House is a residential and day activity centre in a beautiful and isolated area near Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. They are now looking for 2 volunteers to join their team for a period of 3-4 months. The volunteers will assist the Centre planning and running activities. They will also have the opportunity to work in the gardens and look after the Centre's donkeys!

 

Grangebeg Camphill Community is looking for a long-term volunteer!

1 Aug 2017 - 31 Jul 2018

Volunteer along with people with disabilities!

Grangebeg Camphill Community is one of 15 camphill communities in Ireland which offers people in need of special care a sheltered environment in which their educational, therapeutic and social needs can be met. They are currently looking for one volunteer to join them for a period of 12 months. The volunteer will help in a variety of tasks such as cooking, cleaning, helping on the land or assisting in gardening or general maintenance as well as taking an active part in cultural activities and community-building.

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Creative Activities with Young Asylum Seekers: Finland

28 Jun 2017 - 12 Jul 2017

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Help make the summer holidays more enjoyable for teenage asylum seekers in Finland! Organise activities such as games, excursions, sports and arts; and share your culture and ideas with them.

This project is part of the Building Bridges campaign which aims to raise awareness and reflect on the current refugee crisis and forced migration in general.

 

Seeds of Peace: Indonesia

16 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017

Help promote peace and mutual respect in Maluku Islands this July!

In this project, volunteers will run creative peace education sessions to the local school children and help the local community take care of the environment by planting trees and doing some gardening.

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Mission Wolf: USA

21 Aug 2017 - 11 Sep 2017

Learn about the value of wild wolves, and support in turn M:W values of respect for animals and sustainable living!

Volunteers will work in a peaceful sanctuary that protects the lives and wellbeing of over 30 wolves and wolf dogs who previously were kept in captivity. After their rescue, they now roam free in the heart of the Colorado mountains. Individuals will help with the care and maintenance of the animals as well as their facilities.

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EVS Vacancies

Are you aged 18 - 30? Would you like to volunteer in a fully funded project for up to 12 months? Have a look at the ongoing projects all over Europe here or contact us at ivp@vsi.ie and we will help you!