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Oct 10 2014 - 1:10pm

London, 10/10/14: Professionals will be able to use their skills and expertise to help change the lives of people in some of the world’s poorest places through a new programme, funded by the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and run by Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).

A volunteering hub, set to launch in early 2015, is being seed-funded by the UK Government and will be created in partnership with Accenture Development Partnerships, the not-for-profit unit within Accenture.

Sep 29 2014 - 1:45pm

(LONDON) – LEADING international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK will be hosting a Meet VSO event in Edinburgh on Saturday 4 October, providing locals with an opportunity to learn more about the organisation and how they can apply to take part in a life-changing placement abroad.

The event in Edinburgh will feature talks by volunteers, including Rachel Campbell, who worked on an education project in Ghana and Rhona Hogg, a nurse who worked on a health programme in Uganda.

VSO UK volunteer, Rhona Hogg, says:

Sep 22 2014 - 4:14pm

(LONDON) – LEADING international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK is set to team up with Nando’s, as the restaurant chain prepares to host its annual Nando’s Football Cup in Isleworth, Middlesex, on Tuesday 23 September.

VSO volunteer nurse, David Atherton, recently returned from a placement in Malawi and he will be taking to the pitch at half time to share his story with staff from Nando’s.

Sep 19 2014 - 10:50am

(LONDON) - A VOLUNTEER nurse who works in Manchester will be attending the Labour Party’s annual conference, where she will be stressing the importance of women in leadership roles, here and in the developing world.

Sep 10 2014 - 10:17am

(LONDON) - “Be The Volunteer” will place VSO’s incredible volunteers, who work across the globe in a variety of positions, at the centre of its new campaign, encouraging those keen to join the movement to find out more.

Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) UK fights poverty through its volunteers and this exciting new campaign, which launches today (Wednesday 10 September), is calling for new recruits from a variety of professional backgrounds.

Aug 20 2014 - 5:42pm

On Saturday 16th August, Millennium Square was taken over by rickshaws. Members of the public were invited to ride with volunteers from Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and Restless Development. The volunteers’ stories help disprove the myth that international development isn’t working and that ‘nothing ever changes’.

Aug 19 2014 - 10:50am

(LONDON) - KATE Turner, a volunteer from Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK currently on placement in Rwanda, has been selected to be a UN Youth Blogger at a high-level summit in New York, America, where she will be calling for people with disabilities to be included in the post-2015 development agenda.

Aug 18 2014 - 4:27pm

(LONDON) – LEADING international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK will be hosting a Meet VSO event in Glasgow on Saturday 23 August, providing locals with an opportunity to learn more about the organisation and how they can apply to take part in a life-changing placement abroad.

Jul 29 2014 - 3:56pm

VSO’s 2013-2014 annual report released this week shows it is cementing its role as a leading international development charity that fights poverty through volunteering.

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