Raleigh International
Raleigh International is a Sustainable Development charity working in Youth Development; access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); Livelihood Improvements and Natural Resources Management sectors. We work across the globe providing young people with unique opportunities for personal and professional development. Raleigh International in Nepal implements the project Inspiring Youth Through Active Citizenship since 2016. We are looking for volunteers to join our Summer 2019 volunteering programmes: On our programmes you will be working side by side with local communities and international volunteers in various villages of Gorkha or Makwanpur districts for 10 weeks . Please note: These roles are voluntary and are unpaid – but you are provided with accommodation, transport, food and medical cover.


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Duration: 10 weeks for Volunteers (Starting from June to August)

Job Location: Gorkha or Makwanpur districts

Age: 18-25 

International Citizen Service (ICS):

International Citizen Service is a UK government funded volunteer programme aimed at providing Nepali and UK young people the with opportunity to work together in the development sector to have an impact and become active global citizens. The programme is split into 2 parts, a 10-week placement and then a personal commitment to follow up your learning with writing a report. You will receive a certificate of completion from the UK government once your report has been accepted. There are also other further opportunities to engage with UK government Department for International Development (DFID) youth programmes after completion of the programme. 

Our programmes are based in Gorkha and Makawanpur, and you will be living for 10 weeks in a selected community in a host home with a UK volunteer partner. Your team mates will be living in the same community as well and you will have 2 Team Leaders who manage the programme.  

You will be responsible for delivering awareness raising sessions, community infrastructure, developing resources for the community, undertaking needs assessments and action research, helping our partners deliver training to the communities and promoting active global citizenship. You will live with a host home family in a community alongside a UK counterpart and you’ll be expected to participate in family life.   

The programme will contribute towards an immense personal and professional development, beginning with leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, while the working environment provides you the opportunity to work in a diverse team emphasizing on team work, and the whole project cycle management from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Some of the technical skills that you will learn will be related to WASH or livelihoods improvement depending upon which theme you are engaged in. 


  • For being a volunteer, your age should be between 18-25 
  • You must be flexible and adaptable, enjoy working with others, be self-assured and have an openness to experiencing new cultures and experiences
  • We expect a high degree of commitment, motivation and your acceptance of our code of conduct, which includes no alcohol, drugs.
  • You will have to pass an interview and a group assessment. These assessments are held in Kathmandu

Please Note: These roles are voluntary and are unpaid – but you are provided with accommodation, transport, food and medical cover.

Applying Procedure

Apply online – raleighnepal.org/volunteer-application-form-English/

Call on: 01 554 4325

For more information, please visit our website: www.raleighnepal.org

We welcome applications from a diverse range of people and actively encourage women and those from a minority to apply. 

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