Date Added: 3 March 2017
: 7 April 2017
Job Title: Funded Volunteering Overseas
Working For: Raleigh International
Location: Nicaragua, Nepal
Charity Number: 1047653
Salary: No salary, all expenses covered but volunteers need to raise a minimum of £800
Raleigh International want young people to volunteer overseas with ICS (International Citizen Service), a development programme which is fully funded by the UK government.
Raleigh delivers ICS in Nepal, Tanzania and Nicaragua, and run programmes all year round.
ICS aims to bring about three things: project impact, volunteer personal development and the creation of active citizens.
Aged 18-25? A UK or EU/EEA citizen that has been living in Britain for at least 12 months?
Apply as a volunteer now for a space in one of our summer placements lasting 10 weeks.
How it works
You’ll need a positive attitude, commitment, and drive to make a difference. You’ll receive training and support before working as a team with local volunteers finding solutions to issues within a community
With Raleigh ICS, you will focus on improving people’s access to water and sanitation, or supporting women and young people to set up small businesses and improve their livelihoods/ You will contribute to sustainable development and make a real difference to the lives of people living in poverty
What’s in it for you?
It won’t cost you a penny. Your flights, visas, vaccines, training, food, accommodation and travel are all covered.
You’ll build your CV and develop transferrable skills that employers value such as leadership, resilience, and flexibility
“This programme has had an impact on my life bigger than I ever could’ve imagined and has now determined where I want to take my career.” Charlotte, Raleigh ICS volunteer
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. The programme is led by VSO and funded by the UK government. ICS is delivered by respected development organisations, of which Raleigh is one.
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: 7 April 2017
Nepal, 18th June - 26th August 2017 or 22 Jun - 30 Aug 2017
Nicaragua, 23rd June - 31st August 2017
Apply online on http://www.volunteerics.org/raleigh-ics?utm_source=w4mpjobs.org&utm_campaign=raleigh_q8&utm_medium=listing&utm_content=ics_all_apply-for-summer-w4mp.
Complete an application form. And we’ll invite you to an assessment day.