Sharing skills with the young in poor communities around the world


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  • Can't do one year - only have a few months free?
  • Want to serve longer with a missionary organisation?
  • Keen on a specific country?
  • Want a two-year development worker opportunity?

Then look at the opportunities offered by other Volunteer Organisations in the Lay Missionary and Volunteer Network

Bosco Volunteer Action (BOVA)
Learning through action; serving the young and the poor alongside Salesian communities around the world. 18+

Saint Joseph's Missionary Society(Mill Hill Missionaries)
Lay Associates in mission in Africa and Asia with Mill Hill priests and brothers. 3 years. 21+ Now starting shorter volunteering opportunties

Columban Lay Mission
Called by faith to share lives with the poor and marginalised. Pastoral work, education, health, inter-faith etc. 3 years. 23+

VMM (the Volunteer Missionary Movement)
Skilled and qualified lay people to share their lives in development projects in Africa, normally for 2 year+

Step into the Gap leadership development programme. Home mission and 6-week placement in the Global South.

Other organisations
Missio is the Catholic Church's foremost mission support charity, raising awareness and funds for its missionary and pastoral work worldwide.

World Service Enquiry
World Service Enquiry provides independent information and career advice to people who want to volunteer or work in international development and aid and help you find volunteer overseas placements.

Placements and Partners
Philippines  AMA (Associate Missionaries of the Assumption)
USA  AMA (Associate Missionaries of the Assumption)
Brazil  Volunteer in Brazil
Newcastle  Kids Kabin, Wor Hoose and Pendower Good Neighbour Project

Assumption Sisters in England Religious of the Assumption

Duchess Fund gives volunteering grants for women aged 16-25 in NE England