Raleigh International
Raleigh International is a Sustainable Development charity working in Youth Leadership; 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 Spring cycle 2020 volunteering programme.

On our programme you get the opportunity to work side by side with local communities and international volunteers in various villages of Gorkha or Makwanpur districts for 12 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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Volunteers Required: 70

Duration: 12 weeks

Age: 18-25 Years (open for only Nepalese citizen)

The Programme

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 12-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. 

For the first part (placement), young people from the UK will travel to Nepal and work with you as part of a team of 12 volunteers – 6 Nepali and 6 UK plus 2 Team Leaders (1 Nepali/1 UK). 

Our programmes are based in Gorkha and Makawanpur, and you will be living for 12weeks in a selected community in a host home with a UK volunteer partner. Your teammates will be living in the same community as well and you will have 2 Team Leaders who manage the programme. 


Expedition is a core program run by Raleigh International Nepal aiming to provide Nepali and International volunteers with opportunities to work together in rural communities of Gorkha WASH as a thematic area.

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.   


  • For being a Volunteer, your age should be between 18-25 Years (open for only Nepalese citizen)
  • Positive and realistic commitment since it is a 12 weeks placement in community of Gorkha and Makawanpur starting from February to April 2020
  • You must be flexible and adaptable, enjoy working with others, be self-assured and have an openness to experiencing new culture 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

Applying Procedure

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

For any queries 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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