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 for these EVS projects, you must be an Irish resident in order to apply:

Human Rights Education in Albania

Social care project with young people in Belarus

Teaching English in Cambodia

Youth work in Czech Republic

Youth work in Moldova

Events and Communications Officer in Moldova

Working towards social equality in the UK

If these are not the kind of projects you are looking for, contact us at projects@vsi.ie. We can help you find a project that's right for you. 

 

About EVS

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) is a fully-funded EU 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 EVS prorgramme is fully funded by the European Commission. Volunteers will be provided with accommodation, board and any local transport that they may need. They may also receive a small amount of 'pocket money'.

All volunteers are covered by insurance during their time abroad.