What we do

For Volunteers

Our volunteers are (Irish, international or in-country) people who want to work on development or humanitarian projects in marginalised communities.

We provide

  • Long and medium-term opportunities for volunteer deployments across a wide range of sectors
  • Comprehensive training and preparation
  • Financial support for volunteers including contributions towards flights, vaccinations and visa
  • A living allowance, insurance and accommodation
  • Personal support while overseas and on return
  • Membership of VC

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For Partner Organisations

Our partners are NGOs who manage development or humanitarian projects in marginalised communities. We also work with EU consortium partners who engage in volunteer deployment.

We provide

  • Volunteers, both international and local, with expert skills
  • Access to funding
  • Support with proposal development 
  • Ongoing technical support

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For Funding Partners

Our main funding partners are agencies such as Misean Cara, the European Union (EU) and parish groups.
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We provide

  • Value for money
  • Needs based development
  • Rigorous project monitoring and evaluation
  • High quality reporting
  • Compliance with the Code of Good Practice for Volunteer Sending Agencies