Volunteer with CISV and join a global movement for change
CISV is a global, volunteer-led organization committed to working for a more just and peaceful world. We do this through building friendship and a commitment to local and global community service in our participants.
Every year, our dedicated and passionate volunteers of all ages give their expertise, skills, life experience, energy, and time to run our Chapters, programs, and Junior Branches. Our volunteers are also involved at every level of CISV International, offering leadership and support to our network of volunteers worldwide.
Whether you’re 16 or 60, you can offer an hour or two every month, or give a more regular commitment. There are many exciting and flexible ways for you to get involved with CISV.
Our activities and programs simply could not happen without our thousands of committed volunteers around the world. Come and join us!
Help Run a Program
Our Junior Counselors (JCs) lead our younger participants in their daily adventures at our residential camps. They play an important role in helping their group of participants become a team and make sure that each day is exciting, educational and safe. JCs get valuable training before the camp and ongoing support and training throughout the camp from the Program Directors and their staff.
Lead a delegation or staff a camp
Take a delegation of children to a camp in Brazil or help staff a camp, and you’ll not only help enrich their lives, but your own as well! By the end of the camp you will have met many exciting CISV volunteers and children from around the world, and made friendships for life.
You will be part of a team of committed, like-minded volunteers working to create an unforgettable experience for the children or young people in your care. You will have the support and leadership of our highly experienced staff. You will help children and young people develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes they need to take a positive, active role in their local and global community. You will guide them as they build friendships, have fun, and learn from you and each other.
Help Run Our Chapter
CISV Chapters are the hub of CISV and are run entirely by dedicated volunteers. Our Chapter organizes and runs our local and international programs, runs local activities, and recruits new members.
Our Chapter is always pleased to welcome new volunteers to help with our regular work – fundraising, marketing, keeping the accounts, training, recruitment. Whatever skills and interest you have and however much time you are able to offer, we are interested in hearing from you!
Join Junior Branch
CISV’s Junior Branch members (JBers) are young local CISVers, who develop their intercultural and leadership skills through organizing and taking part in educational and social activities. JBers also often take an active role in the administrative responsibilities of their Chapters. Through their national and international network, JBers organize their own regional and international activities and events on a wide variety of themes, such as social justice and the environment.
Whether or not you have ever taken part in a CISV program or activity, or simply come across this page, you are very welcome to take part in our Junior Branch.