VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that utilises volunteers to deliver high impact development projects.
VSO’s mission is to bring people together to fight poverty. Our role is to place committed and specialised volunteers with carefully selected organisations so their skills generate the greatest value. by improving:
- Education: Making sure everyone gets the skills they need to live a fulfilled, dignified life. We train 70,000+ teachers each year and support 140 partners to provide better education in 16 countries
- Health: contributing to more people access to better quality healthcare. We're saving lives and helping 127 partners break the cycle of poverty in 15 countries
- Livelihoods: contributing to secure, reliable access to food and income so people can live with independence and dignity. We provide training and support with 108 partners in 15 countries