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Considered Volunteering Abroad? How About New Zealand...?

For years IVHQers have been asking us when they’re going to be able to volunteer in New Zealand, and today we’re proud to share that it’s official - you can now join IVHQ in New Zealand!

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Volunteer In Spain And Portugal

We’re on a mission to change the face of volunteer travel and this year, we’re excited to extend these opportunities to include Portugal and Spain!

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One Story You Need To Read If You Doubt The Impact Two Volunteers Can Make

Meet two IVHQ volunteers in Tanzania who took their volunteer program to the next level. Find out what they did and how they did it …

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Volunteering in Peru - Living in the Peruvian Amazon

Take a trip inside the Peruvian Jungle with IVHQ volunteer Megan Glavin…

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5 Unmissable Things When Volunteering In South Africa

There are a lot of things that volunteers love about South Africa, but heres a shortlist of five things you simply can’t miss…

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How Volunteering In Mexico Changed My Perspective

I’ve been in the country for 6 weeks and had planned to head home a week ago but guess what, I’m still here…

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QUIZ: Where Should You Take A Gap Year?

Thinking of taking a gap year abroad, just not sure where to go? Take this quiz to narrow down your options…

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International Volunteers Inspiring Us This Christmas

As part of our Christmas traditions here at International Volunteer HQ, we’re celebrating the stories of our Real Santas…

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How To Volunteer Abroad On Your Gap Year

Looking to volunteer abroad on your Gap Year? Follow this step by step guide…

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Why I Overcame My Fears And Volunteered Solo In Sri Lanka

The thought of going somewhere alone daunted me. Actually it terrified me. So why did I do it…?

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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!