Original Volunteers is the UK’s leading independent provider of volunteering holidays

Original Volunteers is the UK’s leading independent volunteering specialist. Every year we send volunteers to more than 100 projects across 18 countries. Our placements are ethical, flexible, low-cost and tailored to you.

  • We’re trustworthy

    We’ve helped thousands of volunteers enjoy life-affirming experiences around the globe. But don’t take our word for it, read their reviews.

  • We’re low cost

    We are budget volunteering specialists, with projects starting from just £55 per week including accommodation.

  • We’re flexible

    We offer placements from just one or two weeks and don’t restrict you to fixed start dates.

  • We offer variety

    We offer a range of placements, from work with orphans, street kids and students to animals, conservation and health care.

  • You’re fully supported

    We have a team of experienced local staff at every project to support you. You’ll never be on your own.

  • We’re ethical

    After you’ve registered with us, the money you spend on a volunteering experience goes straight to the project you want to support.

About us at Original Volunteers

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Testimonials

  • Go for it! I had ups and downs, but it was definitely worth it. I'm a much stronger person as a result.

    Josie Scragg