30 Years of Volunteering Overseas

Charity & Non profit organisation

Volunteer Overseas with IVI?

  • Over 30 Years Experience Globally
  • Proud Charity & Non Profit Organisation
  • Excellent Safety Record, In-Country 24/7 Support & Emergency Assistance
  • Over 25000 Volunteers Successfully Placed Abroad
  • Over 100+ Affordable Programs to Choose From in 20 Countries!


Ready to volunteer abroad? Complete your application online in about 5 min.

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  • Established in 1989, Involvement Volunteers International are pioneers of Volunteer Overseas experiences. Our Mission is to fight poverty, improve health, educate & empower change through sustainable volunteer work in development communities abroad. We focus on projects that are Impact Full!

    As a Non Profit Organization, and Charity, we're not motivated by profits, we're focused on helping people. We don't just send volunteers overseas. We run campaigns and fund-raise for materials so that our impact is significant and lasting in the communities we work with.

    Our volunteers are united by social entrepreneurship, a competitive edge & desire to to help. Volunteering abroad offers an inter-cultural exchange which can be life changing.

Volunteer Projects

100+ projects | 20 Countries. Learn new skills and make a lasting impact in development communities


Volunteer Internships

Get an edge on your competition with credits toward your uni courses. Build your C.V and get hands on experience in the field


Our Top 20 Best Projects

Check out IVI's most popular projects


Under 18 Programs

Experience the world and have an adventure with your school mates. Rite of Passage programs for school students aged 15-18

Youth Programs with a Difference

Paid Internships

Obtain TESOL accreditation and get paid a good salary to Teach English Overseas in various Asian countries. Award winning training provided

Get Paid to Teach English Abroad

Group Programs

Affordable tailor made placements for groups of nutrition, medical. Construction, Teaching & Corporate teams


Why Choose IVI?

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Make a Real Impact

We focus on projects with genuine needs. Community, Healthcare, Education, Childcare, Construction etc. You'll leave feeling like you truly achieved something

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30 Years in Operation

IVI is one of the pioneers of overseas volunteering. Established in 1989 we have trustworthy partners that know the local needs and treat every volunteer with love

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Top Rated

We were voted 'Top Overseas Volunteering Organisation 2019' by APAC insider Australia awards. We have thousands of positive testimonies. Click Here to see some!

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Charity & Non Profit

We don't just send volunteers overseas, we run campaigns and fundraise for materials so that our impact is significant and lasting in communities that need it.

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Affordable Placements

Why pay thousands to volunteer abroad? It shouldn't cost that much. We're a non-profit org so we're not focussed on profits. We're focussed on helping people

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Flexibility & Choice

We have over 100+ projects in 20 countries. Most of our programs start every week so you have options around destinations, projects and start dates.

Featured Project

Community School Development Bodhgaya, India
$ 225
USD p/person
+ Application fee
1 week includes:
  • Accommodation
  • In Country Transportation
  • 3 meals p/day
  • In-country 24/7 Support
  • Meaningful Volunteer Projects

Help educate & feed children living in one of the poorest regions in India. Experience Bodhgaya, the most sacred buddhist pilgrimage site in the world!

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"My volunteer placement in Bodhgaya was a profoundly rich experience, which I’m quite sure has altered my path in life to align more closely with my soul’s purpose. I spent a lot of time……"
Sophie Blackwell
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I cannot put into words my experience here, the children, the villages, the people, the staff are some of the best people I have met in my life so far. I am very sad to be leaving, as I’m sure everyone is.
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"I’m truly thankful for the past two months I’ve spent in this special country. I’ve met so many beautiful and inspiring people and have been exposed to a completely different way of living...."
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