AFS Ireland is operated by EIL Intercultural Learning, an Irish non-profit organisation that provides study abroad, language training, community service, and other educational and cultural immersion activities for over 2,500 people annually. AFS Ireland now offers a range of AFS programmes including High School Study Abroad, as well as short-term Global Prep and language learning opportunities for teens and adults in over 60 countries around the world.
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Expose your family to a world outside of their own by helping an international student achieve her global dreams. Explore a new culture and share your family life and traditions.
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Explore your potential and pick from a choice of roles and flexible schedules. Benefit from our exceptional volunteer training program, develop your leadership skills and help others learn how to live together.
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EIL Ireland News
Christmas shoppers on St Patrick’s Street stop to take on challenges!Seventy EIL Intercultural Learning (EIL) network members, staff and Alan Hurley from Mad About Cork joined forces to take to…
EIL introduces carbon-offsetting scheme“It’s no longer an option to talk, but do nothing.”- Kevin Hickey, CEO. 4th December 2019: It was announced this…
Going Green by Liz GordyIt may seem difficult to know where to start when it comes to being eco-friendly, but it doesn’t need to…
EIL Explore News
“Campfires & Politics in Vermont” – Róisín CostelloRocking up to Letterkenny at 2am I had no real idea what my journey would include or what different types…
Breaking Out of my Comfort ZoneLooking back on my experience, I realise how lucky I was to have done what I did. Before volunteering in…
It’s More than Just a Summer Camp – Mai SheehanHello everyone, it’s been three months since coming back from Vermont, USA and my life has been an absolute whirlwind…
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