Voluntary Service Overseas

VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries.

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity with a vision for a “world without poverty” and a mission to “bring people together to fight poverty”. VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries. Founded in 1958, VSO has sent over 50,000 volunteers to over 140 developing countries. As of 2014 VSO currently works in 35 countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

VSO currently works in the following areas:
· Education
· Health and HIV & AIDs
· Participation and governance
· Secure livelihoods

And has three cross cutting themes that are relevant to all the areas:
· Gender
· Climate Change
· Disability

You can access VSO’s website here.

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