Volunteer abroad

Volunteer abroad

Volunteer abroad

Volunteer abroad

Volunteer abroad

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6 -8

weeks

18

destinations

16

projects

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Experience new cultures

There’s nothing like being in a foreign country, living and volunteering with people from all around the world, being exposed to different points of view and ways of living.

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Make an impact

On a Global Volunteer project with AIESEC, you work towards tackling the issues you’re most passionate about with one of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

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Challenge yourself

Our projects are packed with opportunities to try something new, push you out of your comfort zone and discover the best version of yourself – because growth happens beyond your comfort zone!

Where can you go?

In recent years we have been able to work with numerous partnerships and countries to mobilize young people to experience new cultures. We build these partnerships to ensure the best quality of our projects and close communication with the AIESEC offices abroad. Check them out!

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The impact you’ll make

Let’s be honest. You are not going to change the world by a six-week volunteering project. We focus on leadership development, so with impact, we mostly mean the impact you can make on yourself. By learning from another culture and gaining experience in a new setting, we aim to develop the mindset & skills of a future leader. And if you are fully committed to your project, who knows what you can mean for other people too.

National volunteer projects

Next to our regular global volunteer projects, we also have three special projects which each focus on a different area of volunteering. Check out their pages below!

NOUR

Medicine

Health

How it works

In the Netherlands, we will personally guide you to find a project you like and that fits your personal needs and we will help you prepare for your time abroad. Abroad, another AIESEC office will be your support system during your experience.
Read more about the process >

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1. Search

apply for volunteering project

2. Apply

interview for volunteer project abroad

3. Interview

get matched and become a volunteer

4. match

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5. Go

What you’ll get

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Personal assistance from start to end

We are here to support you! Before the experience with preparing a visa, booking flights and during through airport pick-up and support on-the-job.

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Honest pricing

What’s the best thing money can buy? For many, it’s a unique experience. Being not-for-profit, we put all the money back into the organisation, back into you.

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Honest experiences

You won’t find luxury with us, but you will be surrounded by honest people with honest intentions. You will get information about accommodation and basic living costs. 

Experiences of others

Global Volunteer, Brechje, in Colombia

Brechje Peelen - Guatemala

We had to work in a garden/ do some clases with the kids of the village concerning gardening and recycling/ motivate 5 women of the village to maintain their garden. It is incredible how much you can achieve without properly speaking a specific language! Key is to never give up and believe that help will always come if you open up to people.

Jochem, a volunteer in Indonesia

Jochem Claes - Indonesia

The main goal of my project was to help a local village nearby Bandung, Indonesia with the growth of their local business. (…) My main impact was to partner up with the largest engineering university in Bandung such that they can sell on a more frequent basis. All in all an amazing experience of which I learned a lot!

Global Volunteer Nadine on a project in Indonesia

Nadine Klibingat - Indonesia

The Mahidana 5.0 project is an environmental project that focuses on the SDG 15, life on land. With the help of different actions and activities, we tried to help solve one of Asia’s biggest environmental problems, waste and plastic management. Being a group of volunteers from all over the world we used our individual knowledge and experiences to help create awareness for plastic related problems and consequences and offered innovative solutions to the local communities.

Interested?

Take the first step.

Register in our website to schedule a free consultation call with one of our offices!

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I do a voluntary project?

Projects are available all year long, so you can go at any date. However, busiest times for projects are during the summer holidays!

Do I get paid?

Global Volunteer is in itself a non-paid project in which accommodation is often provided, as well as food/transportation for some projects.

If you are looking for a paid project abroad, check out our Global Talent projects.

How long in advance should I start applying?

The matching process for a global volunteer project can go very fast.

Do you want to be sure you’re matched to a good project and want to buy a flight ticket in time? Then you should register now!

Which countries does AIESEC has opportunities in?

AIESEC is present in over 100 countries! We do however work with our partners.
Global Talent partners: Portugal, Brazil, Austria, Romania, Greece, India, Serbia, Belgium and Spain. 
Global Volunteer partners: Turkey, Brazil, Italy, India, Portugal, Romania, Greece, Mexico, Serbia and Spain.