Applications Open for SERVE 2024 Overseas Volunteer Programme

Posted on 28 Nov 2023 Last updated on 5 Dec 2023

Applications are Now Open for SERVE 2024 Overseas Volunteer Programme

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  • The SERVE overseas project is only one piece of the Volunteer Programme. ​
  • When you accept the placement you’re signing up to a seven month programme (training days and zoom info sessions)​
  • The seven month programme includes training days in Cork and online info session 
  • Emphasis on Global Citizenship Education (GCE)​
  • Creative work: blogs and SDG videos​
  • You are also required to attend one face to face debrief weekend​.


Your fundraising target is €3,495. This covers your:

  • pre-departure training
  • insurance
  • accommodation at your volunteer placement 
  • flights to volunteer placement
  • grants for work with our overseas partners
  • de-brief weekend.

Please do not hesitate to contact Maebh O’Callaghan for further queries. Email:

The photo below shows the 2023 group of volunteers on their final pre-departure training day in Cork. Cllr Dan Boyle (standing 5th from left) stopped by to wish them well.

SERVE volunteers of 2023 Overseas Programme with Cllr Dan Boyle in Scala, Cork on their last pre-departure training day