Funded versus Self-funded roles

Funded Roles

The roles offered by VC are not salaried but are funded by the Irish Aid Overseas Budget and have Volunteer Development Worker (VDW) status (PRSI contributions paid by the Irish Government).  VDWs will be in receipt of a monthly local living allowance and will receive allowances to cover flights. Accommodation will be provided free of at no cost. Insurance will be covered by VC group policy.  Start dates will depend on applicant experience and VC training process.

Self-funded Roles