How Do I Sign Up For A Volunteer Trip?

All of our host country groups and programs were chosen because we believe they have sustainable projects that actively engage their host communities, and that supplement--not supplant--work already being done there.

Many of our placements are still pilot programs, meaning we have sent fewer than ten volunteers with this particular partner or project. We highly encourage and appreciate our volunteers to give feedback on their placements to help us determine the best ways we can continue to improve our services for both current and future volunteers.

To get started:

  • Complete and send along an inquiry - either through one of our country-specific inquiry forms (linked on each program page) or our general inquiry form, linked on your right-hand menu!
  • Within 24 hours, a member of the Volunteer Global team will get in touch with you to answer any questions you have while we check scheduling and program availability with our partner. We may also schedule an interview if needed for the program you're applying for, or at your request.
  • If all goes well and you'd definitely like to sign up, we'll send you our Legal Volunteer Terms And Conditions and payment information for completing your registration in increments or in whole. Your final payment is due at least 30 days prior to the start of your trip.
  • Once that's received, we'll guide you through the rest, suchs as putting together your flight and insurance information and getting you in touch with the host group in your destination country to help get you ready.

That's it! And if you have any questions or concerns, we're always available at or feel free to use our Contact Us form.