Volunteering with Cuso International will help you take your career to the next level, or in a different direction entirely. With us, you will:

  • Gain valuable international work experience in your field
  • Work on projects with international reach and global impact
  • Develop your global network
  • Acquire professional consultation and advisory experience
  • Learn skills in a new industry like eco-tourism, food, agriculture and many others

Search our open placements and give your career a boost.


Our highly-skilled volunteers advise and consult with organizations in developing countries to make real and lasting impacts. As a Cuso International volunteer, you will have the chance to:

  • Share your knowledge and expertise to help reduce poverty and inequality
  • Contribute your skills to improve lives in developing countries
  • Coach others on your techniques to create positive and lasting change
  • Support and mentor local communities to advance their goals


We offer our volunteers a variety of opportunities where they can make a difference. We partner with hundreds of local organizations in 22 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and in Canada on today’s most important international development issues.

We give our volunteers comprehensive training pre-departure, in-country and post-departure, as well as financial support for a safe and healthy experience. We have professional support staff in each country to support the needs of our volunteers.

We work on today’s most important international development issues and have strong, long-term partnerships with local organizations around the world. Our focus is on people helping people, which allows our volunteers to create significant and lasting change. We have placed and supported more than 13,000 volunteers since 1961, earning us a solid reputation in Canada and around the world.

Start your next adventure. Volunteer with Cuso International.