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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Our 2018 programme is still running, scroll down to see some of our exiciting opportunities or go straight to our search engine with more than 100 projects available!

 "It's a very fulfilling and enriching experience that everyone should do at least once" Sinéad in Portugal


International Volunteer Projects 



Renovate a Town Hall into a Cultural Centre

Switzerland, 09 December - 22 December 2018

Volunteers can help transform the Lichtensteig town hall building into a beacon for local art and culture. This SCI project entails volunteers painting and refurbishing the centre in order to promote particpation and inclusion within the town. Volunteers can help empower the local community, and encourage younger artists to become active and engaged. 

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Work with Students and a Local Seaweed Farming Community 

Indonesia, 17 December - 30 December 2018

Interested in intercultural exchange and working with students? Our partners in Indonesia have organised a wonderful project that helps support the local community in Bantaeng. For 2 weeks, volunteers will be working with the local school and its students, as well as a seaweed farmer from the community.

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Help Showcase the Best of the Goulbourn Agricultural, Pastoral and Horticultural Society

Australia, 23 Febuary - 07 March 2019

For the volunteers it will be fun and rewarding to work with local community minded people. Help work behind the scenes of the Goulburn Show--one of the largest community events in the region! 


European Voluntary Service (EVS)

EU-FUNDED volunteer opportunities abroad for 18 - 30s



Disability centre in Catalonia, Spain

ADEAM- Els Avets de Moia Foundation is a non-profit organization whose main mission is the attention and care of adult persons with intellectual disabilities. They are looking for a volunteer starting in 4 different dates in 2019 for a period of 6 -12 months.

See all our current EVS vacancies here. If these are not the kind of projects you are looking for, contact us. We can help you find a project that's right for you!