International Voluntary Service
Volunteering for Peace and Justice



Volunteer abroad or in the UK

Founded in 1931, IVS is a non-profit organisation that promotes peace and social justice through volunteering.

Where else can you find low-cost volunteering overseas from £150 or in the UK from £60?

From rhino sanctuaries and building houses, to teaching children and environmental work, we have projects to suit everyone!

How to volunteer in 4 easy steps


For further information, call 0131 243 2745 or email outgoing@ivsgb.org


Training & Development

All IVS volunteers will receive an annual IVS membership with Training Courses, Study Visits and Events.

IVS is the British branch of a global network of volunteer organisations: Service Civil International, and provides a holistic approach to development and peace building.