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Volunteer abroad with the world's leading volunteer travel organization

At International Volunteer HQ, we bring people from all walks of life together to make a difference on the adventure of a lifetime. With 300+ affordable projects across 50+ destinations, we offer the world’s largest range of volunteer abroad programs and a completely hosted experience so you can volunteer abroad with confidence. 36 of our programs have already reopened in line with government guidelines and we have implemented additional health and safety measures to protect against Covid-19.

Join more than 113,000 volunteers in delivering long-term impact to communities that value your support - now more than ever. Our volunteer abroad opportunities range from teaching and working with children to medical missions, conservation and wildlife volunteering - and with 13+ years experience, you know you’re in safe hands. This is the kinder and more immersive way to experience incredible destinations across Africa, South America, Central America, North America, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific.

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How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the registration fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
Get ready to volunteer abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!