European Voluntary Service > An alternative to EVS

To find a good EVS project is not easy. The competition is intense and only one in four make it to the application stage (after which generally all are placed - VAP have a good record).

However there is an easier alternative. VAP has a non-EVS medium to long term volunteering programme. These projects take place all over the world and the duration is up to you, ranging from 1 to 12 months. Volunteers pay their flights and often pay monthly fees to the hosting organisation but the application process is simple and fast.

For more information go to our projects database and click on the options ’1 to 6 months’ or ’more than 6 months’.

member of:
Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the Co-ordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the Volunteer International Network Exchange UK
with the support of:
Volunteer Action for Peace, member of the European «Youth in Action» Programme

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