About Us

Goals and Strategy

To Improve the Quality of International Volunteer Service
  • Identify and promote effective practices for international volunteer service
  • Create a forum for interaction and information sharing for international volunteer organizations, universities & colleges, corporations, government agencies, policy makers and other stakeholders in the field of international volunteer service
  • Encourage Increased Corporate Engagement in the International Volunteer Movement

To Scale Up the Number of International Volunteers Sent Abroad Annually
  • Increase public awareness of international volunteer opportunities
  • Promote international volunteer service programs at universities and colleges
  • Increase diversity and accessibility of international volunteer programs

Maximize Positive Impact of International Service In Communities Worldwide
  • Support and undertake research to assess the impact of international volunteer service programs on the receiving communities and on the volunteers