be the CHANGE...

Sharing cultures and working together with other young people from around the world is one of the most exciting and enriching experiences. Xchange Scotland is a newly founded voluntary organisation that offers a diverse and dynamic range of projects, opening the opportunities of international volunteering and exchanges to as many people as possible. Read more here.

"We must be the change we wish to see in the world." Gandhi

2011 International Volunteer Projects :-)

The international volunteer projects for 2011 are now up online!

  • How long: 2-4 weeks
  • Destinations: Over 40 countries worldwide
  • Cost: £200 + transport to the project
  • Project themes: Social, Environmental, Educational, Cultural...
  • When: Throughout the year, mainly between June and October
  • Who can apply: Anyone 18+; projects for 16-17 year-olds too

Check out the info on how to apply.

Any questions, queries or comments, do not hesitate to get to contact us.

For more info on International Volunteer Projects, please have a look at our FAQs.

Happy searching :-)

Long-term Volunteering - European Voluntary Service

Looking for an amazing long-term experience?

course offered by Xchange Scotland are a great way to gain an extra edge in the job market. The course helps the individual to understand the intricacies of successful working and the right way of utilizing the available workforce.

We champion the fantastic European Voluntary Service (EVS) scheme. EVS is a fully-funded programme enabling young people to go overseas from 1 month up to 1 year to another European country.

Participants will be working for a charity, NGO or not-for-profit organisation. Volunteers receive free accommodation, travel costs and training - before, during and after the project. For more info click here

Xchange Scotland Gathering :-) 4th Dec 2010

Xchange Scotland are inviting everyone who has been involved with them over the past year - and particularly those that went on an International Volunteer Project - to come to our Gathering in Glasgow on the first Saturday of December :-)

It will be a chance to meet other volunteers and share your adventures, find out about further exciting opportunities with Xchange Scotland for next year and beyond...

Martin -

The Xchange Factor hits East Ayrshire - Aug 2010

Half-page article in the Kilmarnock Standard about the Xchange Scotland project at Dean Castle - Aug 2010Half-page article in the Kilmarnock Standard about the Xchange Scotland project at Dean Castle - Aug 2010


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