International Service is a development charity that has been empowering some of the world’s
most marginalised people to achieve lasting, positive change for more than 60 years.

18-25? Apply before the 30th of April for overseas placements starting in July.
Back to Mali. We return to Mali following a two year absence
Pupils from Frederick Gough school make an impact in Burkina Faso!
Our ICS volunteers work with the Zebras of La Paz, Bolivia
Read about the rights of Women in Bolivia
Your old laptop could change lives overseas

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I fully endorse International Service's vision to use sport as a tool for including disabled people in some of the poorest countries in the world, giving them a chance to play a full role in their communities, perhaps a chance to earn a living.

- Ade Adepitan
Paralympic athlete and BBC presenter


We are an international development charity protecting and promoting the rights of the most marginalised people around the world. We offer volunteer placements overseas in Latin America, the Middle East and West Africa, and work in areas such as female empowerment, disability rights and child poverty. You can be part of this global mission by volunteering abroad with International Service. Click here to find out more about our volunteering opportunities overseas and in the UK.

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A video from a group of ICS volunteers in Burkina Faso way back in 2011! You too can be part of this global mission by volunteering with International Service ICS.

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