cyclone rebuilding fiji volunteering

Disaster Relief Programs Abroad

Help out vulnerable communities abroad, who have been affected by natural disasters, or who are fleeing war. 

At the nutrition center greece refugee camps

Who can volunteer on disaster relief projects?

Anyone is welcome to apply. There is always something to get involved with!

Skilled workers are highly encouraged to apply, this could be medical professionals, labourers, teachers, social workers, etc. Your experience and skills will be much valued on these projects.

For those with little experience, there are always areas to get involved in, from handing out supplies in the refugee camps, to painting and decorating schools and communtiy buildings.

Any help will be appreciated. 

Review - Cyclone Rebuilding Relief Fiji - 2016 2

What do disaster relief programs involve?

We respond to worldwide issues, such a environmental disaters like hurricanes, to the refugee crisis in Europe. IVI work with local NGO’s on the ground, who provide valuable support and know where the help is needed. We have programs responding to the refugee crisis in Greece, where you can help with people coming of the boats, assist in refugee camps and help distribute emergency supplies.

We also have natuaral disaster projects in hurricane and earthquake prone countries such as Vanuatu and Nepal. Volunteers can help to rebuild structures, clean debris and renovate buildings that have been damaged. 


Disaster Relief Programs Abroad

Why IVI?

Make a Real Impact​

We focus on projects with genuine needs.  Community, Healthcare, Education, Childcare, Construction etc. You'll leave feeling like you truly achieved something​.

Top Rated

We were voted 'Top Overseas Volunteering Organisation 2019' by APAC insider Australia awards. We have thousands of positive testimonies

35+ Years in Operation​​

IVI is one of the pioneers of overseas volunteering. Established in 1989 we have trustworthy partners that know the local needs and treat every volunteer with love.

Charity & Non Profit​​

We don't just send volunteers overseas, we run campaigns and fundraise for materials so that our impact is significant and lasting in communities that need it.

Affordable Placements​​

Why pay thousands to volunteer abroad? It shouldn't cost that much. We're a non-profit org so we're not focused on profits, we're focused on helping people​. 

Flexibility & Choice​​

We have over 100+ projects in 20 countries. Most of our programs start every week so you have options around destinations, projects and start dates. 


Construction, Nepal
"It was my first time in nepal and i really enjoyed being amongst mountains, experiencing a little of the local culture and making new friends from around the world."

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