Volunteer Overseas

Applications for the 2015 Volunteer Programme will be open on September 8th!

"My experience with the Suas Volunteer Programme has been the most rewarding of my life so far. The VP gave me the opportunity to meet and work with a huge number of incredibly inspirational people, both children and adults, as part of an experience which has forever changed the way I think of the world, global development, and myself."
-Lar Whitty, Suas Volunteer 2012

The Suas Volunteer Programme invites enthusiastic, committed young people to participate in a ten-week placement in a school or educational centre in India. Suas Volunteers work with our Partner Organisations overseas, acting as teaching assistants alongside local teachers in under-resourced communities during the summer months.

Suas believes in the power of young people to make a positive change in the world, and the Volunteer Programme enables young people to put their skills, talents, passion and enthusiasm to remarkable use – serving the Partners, teachers and children with whom Suas work. In addition to the hands-on placement in schools, the Volunteer Programme is about trying to get a better understanding of the world in which we live. Throughout pre-departure training and on placement we support Volunteers to explore global issues and gain a deeper understanding of development, the local context, and of the world.

Find out more about the Role of the Volunteer here.