Current EVS vacancies

Are you looking to volunteer long-term abroad, but not sure your budget can handle it? EVS may be what you are looking for!

VSI is the exclusive sending organisation in Ireland for these EVS projects, you must be an Irish resident in order to apply:

Human Rights Education in Albania

Workshops for local school children in Croatia

Young People Learning From Each Other in the UK

Grassmarket Community Project in the UK

 

If you don’t see anything you’re interested in here, contact Mateja at mateja@vsi.ie. There are lots more projects you can apply for and we can help you find a project that's right for you. A database for all EVS/ESC projects is located here.



About EVS

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) is an EU funded programme that gives young people (aged 18 to 30) the opportunity to volunteer in an organisation abroad. Volunteering projects can involve many different kinds of activities in areas such as youth work, cultural activities, social care or environmental protection. During their projects, EVS volunteers are provided with accommodation, food, a small personal allowance, language training and local transport.

What are the benefits of the EVS?

  • Developing new skills
  • Contributing to the local community
  • Learning about other cultures
  • Developing foreign language skills or learning a new language
  • Gaining self-esteem and confidence
  • Meeting new people
  • Improving practical and social skills, etc.

Duration

An EVS project can last between 2 weeks and 12 months.

Requirements

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 to volunteer.

Costs

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) is an EU funded programme that gives young people (aged 18 to 30) the opportunity to volunteer in an organisation abroad. The funding covers travel expenses to and from the project as well as accommodation, food, a small personal allowance (”pocket money”), insurance, language training and local transport during the project.

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