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!

IVS projects are eligible for ASDAN and Saltire awards.

How to volunteer in 4 easy steps


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



New - International Nursing Electives

A challenging and exciting experience for nursing students to broaden their professional experience.

Health Care Placements, Hospital Based Electives and Community Based Electives, including pre-departure preparation, in country support and post elective support.  Accommodation and board will be provided.