Volunteer Abroad

EIL Intercultural Learning is an Irish not for profit organisation supporting local projects across the world. Our Volunteer Abroad programme involves living, working and making a difference in a local community while learning about a new culture and gaining a new perspective on global and development issues. We offer flexible and varied voluntary work opportunities all year round. Our volunteers are supported by highly qualified in-country staff with years of experience in intercultural exchanges and in supporting international volunteers.

Find out more about our approach to short term international volunteering.

EIL Volunteers are all over the world right now! Read some of their stories like Vicky McMahon in India or Suzanne O'Mahony in Ecuador

Volunteer Abroad Videos

In March 2015 EIL Network Members had the opportunity to interview applicants to win Travel Awards to Mexico, India,...
Brian Hughes , a Cork School of Music student from Dungarvan Co.Waterford, traveled to Ghana with EIL in June 2014 for...
2014 EIL Travel Award winner, Tadhg Moore, describes his experience winning an EIL Travel Award and the 8 weeks he...
Here is just a taster of my Tuesday and Friday mornings in the beautiful Mexico City. The children are amazing and so...
I visited the BEAUTIFUL pyramids in Teotihuacán and then visited the fabulous city of Real Del Monte. VISIT!!

Volunteer Abroad News

The staff in the office have just erupted into spontaneous cheers and a small celebration has started We have just heard the fantastic news that we have made it into the Finals of the #Sockies 2015 A
"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world" - Robin Williams I've always believed that education and the exchange of ideas is the main mechanism for change in the world. I
I´ve been in Guatemala for a month now so have compiled a list of tips for any interested travellers. Next up, what not to do when you arrive. Don´t trust the staff at United Airlines We´ve all been
I´ve been in Guatemala for a full month now so have compiled a list of tips for any interested travellers. First instalment: some advice on things to help you prepare before a visit to the land of
It was 1am by the time I cleared visa and got my bags in Tribhuvan Airport. Tired and not a little apprehensive, I travelled in the tiny Suzuki Swift taxi through the maze-like streets of Kathmandu.