Useful links for Volunteers

Learn before you go
Websites to support you in finding out about other countries, cultures and traditions.

So important! Through reflection you will learn so much more.

Foreign Office and NHS websites for all those practical details (visas, insurance etc.).

In association with the ‘Know Before You Go’ Campaign, we are working with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to do all that we can to help British travellers stay safe overseas. Before you go overseas, check out the FCO website at It is packed with essential travel advice and tips, and up-to-date country information.

Visit to have a look at the latest advice and tips on taking a year out. There is a host of information from initial planning and researching destinations to advice on working abroad.