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Reference: 58874

Date Added: 4 January 2017
Closing Date: 28 February 2017

Job Title: International Volunteers

Working For: International Service ICS

Location: Burkina Faso, Ghana and Rwanda

Charity Number: 1069182

Salary: Voluntary. All costs for the placement covered. £800 fee to fundraise before departure

Job Details

International Service is offering fully-funded volunteer work placements for 12 weeks in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Rwanda as part of the International Citizen Service (ICS) programme. 

ICS is a development programme that brings together young people from the UK and developing countries to volunteer in some of the poorest communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is a once-in-a-lifetime volunteering opportunity open to all 18-25 year olds regardless of background, income, qualifications, disability and work experience. ICS is fully funded by the UK government, thus, you do not need any cash – just the ambition to make a difference!

ICS is more than just a 12 week placement overseas. You'll be working as a team of UK and in-country volunteers supporting our partner organisations in delivering their projects. These projects range from using inclusive sports to reduce stigma about disabilities, to running workshops on business and employability skills. There will be staff to give you support along the way.

It’s a great opportunity for you to gain new skills, develop ones that you already have, transform your CV and have a lasting impact on local communities.

We do also expect a commitment to some fundraising before you depart. Our dedicated fundraising officer will support you on a 1:1 basis to reach a target of £800 before you depart.

Follow the link for more information on the role: 
http://www.internationalservice.org.uk/work_with_us/index.html.

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 28 February 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Assessment Days throughout the year. 

Application Details

To apply: http://www.volunteerics.org/apply-now.
For more information, email: ics@internationalservice.org.uk.

Website: http://www.internationalservice.org.uk/index.html

Additional Notes