When volunteering alone, you have the opportunity to discover self-fulfillment and engage in something wholeheartedly, without distraction.

Did you know?

More than 80% of volunteers are Solo Volunteers?

Did you know that more than 80% of our volunteers are Solo Volunteers and for 90%, it’s there first-time volunteering with International Volunteers?

Before you decide which type of volunteer program is right for you, keep an open mind and read our rundown of the top benefits of solo volunteering.

ü Build your resume.

ü Gives you the freedom and flexibility.

ü Be empowered to make a difference while exploring a new culture.

ü Boost confidence and push yourself out of your comfort zone.

ü Find your independence and get to know the real you.

ü Meet new people and build meaningful friendships easily.

ü Immerse yourself fully in a culture by living like the locals.

ü Focus on the skills you’d like to develop and set new goals.

ü Make a visible impact that you can attribute to your personal input.

ü Give back to communities and causes that value you as an individual.

ü Enhance problem-solving abilities/skills.

ü Return home energized, motivated and with a fresh perspective on life.