Short-Term International Volunteering Opportunities List

Are you interested in making a difference with your free time and finding a cost-effective way to explore Europe? VSI are now offering in-person, short-term European volunteering opportunities! Our dedicated staff has put together a list of projects which focus on our core values including solidarity, environmentalism, and human rights! Check out our list of projects below and learn how to apply here!

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  • Spain - Catalunya: "Recovery of old roads and dry-stone building elements and discovery of an unusual valley in the Pyrenees" Volunteers will work on different tasks related to improving the paths of the Valley. These include clearing roads, rebuilding the dry-stone wall sections, removing stones from the road, improvement of paving and painting signage 29th September-7th October. Learn more here
  • Spain- "The Animal Academy (Fuerteventura)" Volunteers will be involved in tasks related to the animal shelter; cleaning, handling, caring for and feeding the shelter animals as well as constructing or modifying their enclosures. Also, organizing and participating in events. Working a day at the Academy’s traveling Solidarity Stand. Attending visits by school or therapeutic groups. Creating works of art in coordination with the team to donate to the organisation’s solidarity raffles, incorporate into their merchandising, or to decorate the facilities. 9th – 22nd October. Learn more here


  • Germany: "Adventure Farm" The adventure farm mainly accommodates school classes, daycare groups, clubs and families. Volunteers will engage in Various maintenance tasks such as painting, building and repairing. 26th September - 7th October 2022 Learn more here

Our international branches have arranged additional projects to these, if you’re interested in finding our more, please contact our Programmes Officer Eiméar