About Global Volunteer
An opportunity for young people to volunteer abroad to develop their leadership skills
AIESEC is the largest global youth-led organization which focuses on developing leadership qualities in youth through learning from practical experiences in challenging environments. AIESEC creates a network of cross-cultural exchanges in the form of volunteering experiences and professional internships.
Experience new cultures by working in a diverse and cross-cultural team.
Tackle pressing global issues to create positive impact in local societies. Don’t just travel. Develop the world.
Become the best version of yourself! Open your eyes towards the possibility to build, create, teach, and travel.
What makes Global volunteer unique?
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Name: Nayani Illankoon University: University of Colombo Faculty/Course: Faculty of Arts Country travelled: India Project name: WAR: War against Rape Host LC name: Aiesec Jaipur, India Give us a brief description about yourself My name is Nayani Illankoon, a first-year student of Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. My hobbies run from reading books to[…]
My name is Shanal Mendis, I’m currently an undergraduate of Faculty of Management and Finance at the University of Colombo. Earlier this year, I finally decided to take a step outside my comfort zone, from the tight confined corners of my room and take an adventurous journey up to Italy through AIESEC’s Global Volunteer Program.[…]
Name: Thisuri Yasara University: University of Colombo Faculty/Course: Management Country travelled: India Project name: Worldview Host LC name: Vijayawada Let your creativity run wild! 😀 Aaaand do not get limited to the questions we ask here! Give us a brief description about yourself I am currently reading for my BBA degree in the University of[…]
● Name: Fairoza Fairooz ● University: University of Peradeniya ● Faculty/Course: Faculty of Arts ● Country travelled: Romania ● Project name: Discover Schools ● Host LC name: AIESEC in Craiova They say that the most unexpected decisions give you the best in life. Yes, I do believe it now. My decision to go abroad in exchange[…]
● Name: Sithara Rathnayake ● University: University of Peradeniya ● Faculty/Course: Arts Faculty ● Country travelled: Thailand ● Project name: Quality Education ● Host LC name: Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology It was the end of my first year when I heard about the project of volunteering abroad. I first got to know about the[…]
Name: Surasinghe Arachchilage Demintha Nirushan University: University of Sri Jayawardhanepure Sri Lanka Faculty/Course: Department of Marketing Management – Faculty of management studies and commerce Country travelled: Poland Project name: Show me your culture Host LC name: Katowice UE LC Give us a brief description about yourself I am Demintha and 21 years old. Football, travelling and reading[…]
I was a volunteer of a project named “Educhange” which was held by AIESEC Milan on the 21st of October 2016. The project was based on ‘Sustainable development’. There were 40 other volunteers from different countries, and we were divided to several groups of 4 volunteers where each group was given with 3 sustainable development[…]
I’m Chandula De Zoysa, currently a second year undergraduate of faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. I had no idea about global volunteering programme when I was provoked to apply by one of my close sisters who had been through this experience last year. Simply the decision was like out of my control. Heavenly descriptions[…]
Name – Chathuranga Hasithi Samarasinghe University – University of Sri Jayewardenepura Faculty – Applied Sciences Country traveled – Poland Project name – Winter Kindergarten 2016 Host LC name – University of Technology Wroclaw Give us a brief description about yourself A committed, dynamic, multi-talented, outgoing and self-motivated individual who enjoys working in challenging environments where my skills and can be utilized[…]
My project in Costa Rica was calling Naturatica and our focus was on the sustainable development goal of climate action. There were 25 volunteers in my group from Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, Switzerland and Germany. One thing I struggled with was the language barrier as the mother tongue was Spanish and only a minority[…]
This was the first time I was allowed to travel alone and I was so excited as well as a bit scared. I got to choose my own destination for my exchange experience and I definitely knew it should be a country where help is needed the most. So I wanted to choose a country[…]
Name: Angela Fernando University: University of Sri Jayewardenepura Faculty/Course: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Country travelled: Italy Project name: Educhange Give us a brief description about yourself: I am a person who is very optimistic and takes on challenges with a positive mind and I definitely don’t give up any challenge that come across.[…]
To identify your true potential you should leave from your comfort zone and at the end of your comfort zone you can find who you are. 12th May 2015 was a day to remember that changed my whole life. I went to Poland for Global Volunteer program and earned so many things: friends, experiences, new[…]
Name: Achini Pahalawatte University: University of Sri Jayewardenepura Faculty/Course: Faculty of humanities and social sciences Country travelled: Poland Project name: Global education 2.0 Host LC name: AIESEC Szczecin Give us a brief description about yourself Author, cat lover, food expert. A third year student completing a general degree in social statistics. Twenty-three years old, second child[…]
For my AIESEC volunteer program I had the privilege to travel for an explore project to Indonesia; a country which comprised of over 18000 islands and had one of the most diverse cultures I had ever experienced. We were based in Surabaya from where we visited many destinations. Our job role was to create a[…]
It was the night of the 22nd of June when I had to depart to Vietnam which was, somewhat, of a challenge to convince my father that I was selected for a project to teach English for the youth of Vietnam. The difficulty was also due to two other reasons, which were the fact that[…]
If you ask me what had been the best days of my life, with a big smile on my face, I would say the summer of 2015. Yes, going on my AIESEC exchange and volunteering in Delhi, India for 6 weeks was one of the best things I had done and one of the best[…]
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone!”, I never had the chance to realize the real meaning of this until the very moment I decided to go on an exchange and explore the outside world. Having recently completed my AIESEC internship in Malaysia I could say that the time I spent there was[…]
There’s a lot of hustle and bustle at this time of the year, and almost everyone is busy making plans for 2017. So, have you got any plans for the New Year? Why not make volunteering a part of your New Year resolution? Are you looking for the most satisfying type of resolution? If your[…]
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Afthab’s life changing ExperiencePhotos
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Janidu and Dinuth – Besties in Indonesia!Photos
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