Placement types

Your own personal placement...

We know that our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and have different existing commitments to fit around. That’s why we offer a range of different placements, for you to choose the one that fits you best. Whether you’re coming alone, as a group, for a couple of weeks or a couple of months, there’s a placement for you. We’ll give you full training and support before, during and after each placement.

Join us on a two-week, four-week, three-month or six-month placement.

Family Placements

Take your family on an adventure, making a difference together with Tearfund partners in vulnerable communities. 

Bring your friends together for a life-changing experience.


Volunteering as a family made it very special, and Tearfund’s partners took great care of us. They believe that exposing children and young people to development work sows vital seeds for the future.

Susan Murray