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.

Volunteer 2008 in 3 easy steps

Volunteer Project Coordinators needed in Ireland!


Would you like to…

develop team management and project coordination skills?

experience an amazing adventure with a group of international volunteers (+18)?

contribute to building understanding among people from different cultures and nationalities?

Become a Project Coordinator with VSI and experience an amazing adventure on one of our 2-week residential community and environmental projects this summer! Accommodation, food and travel expenses covered.

Find out more and apply here.


European Voluntary Service (EVS)

EU-FUNDED volunteer opportunities abroad for 18 - 30s


Teaching English (Cambodia)

Khmer Youth and Social Development (KYSD) is a Cambodian non-for-profit organisation working for social development. 

They are looking for an Irish volunteer to teach English to students of different ages and be involved in the information centre in the village. The project dates are: 1st June - 31st August 2018.

Plymouth Hope

Working towards social equality (UK)

Plymouth Hope is a charitable organisation working for social equality. They are looking for an Irish volunteer starting in July/August 2018 for a period of 12 months.

See all our current EVS vacances 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!


International Volunteer Projects



Working in one of China's deserts

China, 14 May - 22 May 2018

Volunteers will work with a local organisation and university in Ningxia, a desert-like region in north-central China, to find ways to solve desertification. The volunteers will be involved in raising awareness of environmental issues and work on the land.

Working on social inclusion with horses
Italy, 01 Jul - 15 Jul 2018

This project promotes social inclusion and well-being of people with disabilities in a small village near Rome. Volunteers will feed and clean the horses, help in the kitchen, visit nearby organic farms, etc. This project will be repeated in mid-July and beginning of August.


Teaching English to underprivileged students

Vietnam, 16 Jul - 28 Jul 2018

The aim of the project is to give children and young people in Ho Chi Minh city a chance to improve their English language skills and to develop their communication skills.

Volunteers will be assigned a class with a level from beginners to advanced and they will be assisted by a local assistant. This project will be repeated in August.