ICYE is an ethical international volunteering charity which believes in the reciprocal power of overseas volunteering. We send volunteers to Latin America, Africa and Asia to work with local NGOs and also host volunteers from those continents here in the UK. Our focus- responsible volunteering and a cultural immersion, which includes living with a host family and receiving extensive training.
Why are we exciting?
ICYE UK is part of an international
federation of charities. We organise overseas placements through
a network of local partners, supporting communities and projects across Latin
America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Our placements enable individuals to live and
volunteer in another country, to gain experience and a better understanding of
their own and other people’s lives. ICYE UK also provides voluntary placements
with local charities in the UK for individuals from all over the world.
offer the opportunity to develop new skills, gain life changing experiences,
give something back, to explore new career choices, through voluntary placements
of 3 weeks to 12 months. Our projects work across a wide range of fields
including youth development and teaching, HIV/AIDS awareness and health
promotion, sports coaching and arts, human rights and environmental
conservation. ICYE UK prides itself on providing comprehensive training, personal
support and on the promotion of cross-cultural understanding