Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. We challenge and inspire young volunteers from around the world to work with communities living in poverty.

Sign up now for our February 2015 expeditions

Volunteer opportunities available in Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua and Tanzania. Challenge yourself, experience new cultures and meet new people on our adventurous, inspiring and worthwhile programmes.

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¿Hablas español?

We’re recruiting Spanish speakers to join our ICS Entrepreneur placements in Nicaragua. Challenge yourself to change your world with Raleigh ICS and you’ll pick up lots of new skills, friends and experiences too. Mañana is too late. Find out more today!

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Our volunteers are 17-75 year olds who join Raleigh from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities and stages of life. Some might come on an expedition after leaving school, whilst studying at University, on a break from work, taking a gap year or they could just be individuals who are up for a new challenge.

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    Odaine - volunteer

    Tanzania expedition

    “I volunteered in Tanzania with Raleigh International after being referred by an organisation called People’s World Carnival Band where I was a member of their youth club. They... Read more

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    Sunny - ICS volunteer

    Nicaragua ICS placement

    Sunny from Walsall in the UK was a volunteer with Raleigh’s International Citizen Service in Nicaragua in Spring 2013. His team was based in the rural village of Santa Rosa in... Read more

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    Merle - volunteer

    CRN expedition

    Merle from The Netherlands joined an expedition in Costa Rica & Nicaragua in 2013. “After starting a degree in languages at university, I knew I wasn’t in the right place. I... Read more

See what our expedition groups in Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua and Tanzania are doing.

Follow our teams on the DfID-funded Raleigh International Citizen Service in India, Nicaragua and Tanzania

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