Volunteering abroad can change the way you view other cultures, change your perspective on global issues, and maybe even change what’s important in your life! All this while you change the lives of others. Connect with other international volunteers and work alongside local community members to strengthen their communities. Search by the country or countries you would like to travel to.
With nearly 3,000 projects offered annually all over the world, Volunteers For Peace has MANY diverse options for you to choose from. Whether you already have a set of skills you’d like to further develop or you’d like to explore a new area of interest, we can help you find the type of opportunity you’re looking for! Search by Project Types and discover your best fit opportunity to volunteer abroad.
Volunteering abroad is an amazing opportunity no matter your age, background or experience. All volunteers bring their own unique skill-sets and are welcomed with open arms by the local communities in which they serve. Whether you are a College Student, Recent Graduate or Adult Volunteer we have a project for you! Or, maybe you’re looking for Group Opportunities or a Teens Only Project. Visit Who Volunteers to learn more about VFP volunteers!
NOTE TO NON-US CITIZENS/RESIDENTS: VFP can only place US citizens or non-citizens currently residing in the USA or Canada. To participate, you have to register through an organization based in your country of residence (or that of a neighboring country). You can find partner organizations at the link below.
Learn what a voluntary service trip is like from the experts. Our past volunteers share highlights from their experience including what it’s like to live with an international group, mealtime creations, stories of laughter, celebration of project completion, and the joy of service. Volunteer Testimonials.