Volunteer Program

ACDI/VOCA has over 40 years of experience sending professionals overseas as volunteer consultants providing technical assistance with field projects in agribusiness, enterprise development, community development, food security and financial services. To learn more about how ACDI/VOCA uses volunteer talent in our field projects, click here.

We seek mid- to late-career professionals willing to donate their time while we cover and make arrangements for travel and living expenses. We invite you to learn more about becoming an ACDI/VOCA volunteer and the impact volunteers make. Please click on any of the resources below.

Infographic: Volunteers strengthen communities at all levels.
Infographic: See how volunteers strengthen communities. Click to enlarge.

Current international volunteer opportunities. If you have the expertise and commitment to volunteer your professional time, please consider one of our many opportunities.

Log in or register to apply for volunteer opportunities. Log into "My Account" or register as a new user to apply for volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer FAQs. This section offers information for those considering becoming a volunteer with ACDI/VOCA. Learn what first-time volunteers face when going to the field.

Service Learning Corps. Learn about our volunteer program for recent graduate students, includings FAQs.

VOCA Fund Campaigns. Learn about our past campaigns and read the latest updates.

Volunteer Success Stories. Discover the impact ACDI/VOCA volunteers are having around the world.

Volunteer News. Read articles publicizing some of the unique assignments completed by our volunteers.

Returned Volunteers. Explore resources available for sharing information about your assignment.

Meet the Volunteer Program Staff. Let us introduce you to the volunteer program staff.

Donate to Support Our Work. Through your support we can send more expert volunteers who generously donate their time and expertise to further the impact ACDI/VOCA programs.

Read the "Day in the Life of a Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer" blog.

ACDI/VOCA Volunteers: People-to-People International Development (PDF, 1.77 MB)