Our highly-skilled volunteers make real and lasting impacts in developing communities around the world. As a Cuso International volunteer, you will help:

  • Reduce poverty and inequality by sharing your knowledge and expertise
  • Improve lives in developing countries by contributing your skills
  • Create positive and lasting change by coaching others on sustainable techniques
  • Develop projects with international reach and global impact
  • Advance the goals of local communities through your support and mentorship.

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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.