Global Volunteer is a cross-cultural experience for young individuals who want to gain personal development and leave an impact on the world. Discover the art of experiential wanderlust by working with NGOs or on projects directly contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals for a Duration of between 6 – 8 weeks. Open your eyes towards the possibility to build, create, teach, and travel . Grab your backpack, it’s time to go!
Experience new cultures
There’s nothing quite like being in a brand new country, living and volunteering with people from all around. Imagine the things you’d learn!
Make your impact
You can make a difference in the world, it starts with that first step. Contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goals and tackle the issues you’re most passionate about.
Push yourself out of your comfort zone
If you don’t try and experience new things, you’ll never find your full potential. Challenge yourself, and discover the best version of yourself.
If you are thinking about doing an internship or voluntary work abroad, don’t hesitate to sign-up.
After signing up, you will be contacted by one of our members. We will invite you to the office for a chat. During this chat, you can tell us what you like to do, where you want to go and when you would like to leave. We will also explain more about AIESEC and our process.
After the chat, you can start applying through our online portal. In this portal, you can find thousand of projects for which you can very easily apply.
Once you have found a project and you have been accepted, we will prepare you for your experience abroad and help you with the logistics.
After your adventure abroad, we will do a reintegration seminar in which you reflect on your experience and we see you have developed your leadership qualities.
AIESEC is run by youths, for youths. We are a non-profit organisation and we do everything we can to make our projects as affordable as possible. The small fee you pay serves to cover our operational costs in South Africa
Good to know:
Signing up & applying is free
You only pay once you have been accepted for a project
Housing and food is often provided and covered. This is clearly stated per opportunity on our opportunities portal
If additional fees apply, this is also stated in the opportunity
You are supported from start to finish by AIESEC in South Africa and AIESEC abroad
AIESEC is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organisation in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), affiliated with the UN DPI, member of ICMYO, and is recognized by UNESCO. AIESEC in South Africa is registered as a Non-Profit Company with registration number 2007/011622/08 and with Department of Social development with registration number: 056-312 in Johannesburg, South Africa.text