Volunteer Overseas

Volunteers are at the heart of our international development efforts.

Whether a Canadian looking to have a positive impact overseas or an individual driving change in their own community, our volunteers are advancing development efforts in Africa, Asia and the Americas.


Support WUSC's Programs Overseas

WUSC is harnessing the expertise of Canadian volunteers to enhance program delivery in a variety of countries. These are unique short-, medium-, and long-term opportunities to contribute directly to WUSC's broader work in education, employment and empowerment around the world. Click here to learn more about our current programs.

Environmental Management and Disaster Risk Resilience Advisor | PROPEL

Reporting to the Deputy Project Director, and working in close collaboration with the PROPEL programming team, the Environmental Management and Disaster Risk Resilience (EM/DRR) Advisor will provide overall guidance of the Environmental Management Plan for the PROPEL project... Read More
Country: Caribbean Region | Duration: 12 months | Departure Date: August 2016 
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

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Agribusiness Information Management Advisor | PROPEL

The Agribusiness Information Management Advisor is expected to contribute to the improvement of the marketing information system and extension support services of the Barbados Agricultural Society... Read More
Country: Barbados | Duration: 12 months | Departure Date: August 2016 
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

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Gender Advisor | PROPEL

The Gender Advisor will advise on strategic direction and support institutional capacity building in the area of gender analysis... Read More
Country: Jamaica | Duration: 12 months | Departure Date: August 2016 
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

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Communications Advisor | PROPEL

The volunteer Communications Advisor shall support the development of communications materials for PROPEL including materials targeting the inclusion of women and youth in agriculture and to support community radio programming.... Read More
Country: Jamaica | Duration: 12 months | Departure Date: August 2016 
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

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Soft Skills for Youth Employment Specialist | ASSET

Reporting to the Deputy Program Director, and working in close collaboration with the ASSET Technical Unit, the Soft Skills for Youth Employment specialist will conduct a desk review of existing soft skills training materials, tools and approaches that are used by WUSC, government training agencies and other INGO agencies...Read More.
Country: Sri Lanka | Duration: 4 months | Departure Date: May 30, 2016
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

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Training of Trainers - English as a Second Language | ASSET

Reporting to the Deputy Program Director, and working in close collaboration with the ASSET staff supporting training initiatives, the ESL specialist will support ASSET private sector partners to identify their English language requirements for specific purposes...Read More.
Country: Sri Lanka | Duration: 9 months | Departure Date: May 30, 2016
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

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Become a Volunteer with Uniterra

The largest international volunteer cooperation program in Canada, the Uniterra program was created by WUSC and CECI in 2004. For over ten years, we have been empowering Canadians to have a direct and positive impact on people's lives around the world. By participating in the Uniterra program, our volunteers work in partnership with local organizations in 14 developing countries to help make markets more inclusive for youth and women. Click here to learn more.


Join the Haiti Volunteer Cooperation Program

The Haiti Volunteer Cooperation Program is designed to support Canadian volunteers to contribute to capacity-building efforts for Haitian organizations in the public and private sector. Jointly implemented by WUSC, CECI, FPGL and CESO, our main objective is to improve capacity in areas of governance, education, entrepreneurship and economic development. Click here to learn more.