Service Civil International

Volunteering for peace since 1920

That’s right, SCI is 100 years old and we prolonged the celebrations to 2021!

Service Civil International

Volunteering for peace since 1920

That’s right, SCI is 100 years old and we prolonged the celebrations to 2021!

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What is SCI and why should you volunteer with us?

Latest news

COVID-19 updates

As an international peace organisation, SCI’s work has been impacted by the present COVID-19 pandemic. Read all the updates and information regarding the situation.

International Volunteering Fair

International Volunteering Fair

It’s time for a short recap of our International Volunteering Fair!

On Sunday, December 5th International Secretariat of SCI held its first online International Volunteering Fair on the platform GatherTown.

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Invitation for International Volunteering Fair

Invitation for International Volunteering Fair

We are very happy to invite you to SCI International Volunteering Fair on December 5th! This online fair will round up our 100th anniversary celebration, give you a glimpse of the global work done by SCI everyday and present you with many volunteering opportunities and inspirations.

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Conference of Polluters 26

Conference of Polluters 26

Robert Unwin, our long-standing volunteer and workcamper, participated in the events surrounding the 26th global United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). He shared with us three reports in which he details his experience.

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What is peace to you?

What is peace to you?

Peace is a complex and multidimensional topic and talking about it is not always easy. Join us on the journey to make it more accessible! We have recently developed a new tool for peace education – Peace Cards.

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Training for camp coordinators in Africa

Training for camp coordinators in Africa

We are going to hold a residential African training course for camp coordinators focusing on the topic of gender and gender equality and its relevance in volunteer activities. The training course will take place in Harare, Zimbabwe from 23 to 30 January 2022. The applications have been closed. We are in the process of communicating with all applicants.

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Virtual Human Library in Malaysia

Virtual Human Library in Malaysia

In conjunction with International Day of Peace that takes place on 21st September annually, this year SCI Malaysia has organized a virtual Human Library with the aim of promoting conversations on volunteerism to better our understanding of diversity to help create more inclusive communities across cultural, religious, social, ethnic differences. The topics for this Human Library is Volunteering for Peace.

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From Dreams to Actions – where we are so far

From Dreams to Actions – where we are so far

On the 15th of September our long-awaited online training course ‘From Dreams to Actions’ has began!
Participants from 12 countries met on ZOOM for the first time to begin their journey towards effective peace work. They come from diverse backgrounds and they all joined together for this course, ready to share their unique experiences and grow together as changemakers for more a peaceful future.

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Welcome Erilda – our new Project and Campaign volunteer!

Welcome Erilda – our new Project and Campaign volunteer!

Erilda, our new Project and Campaign volunteer comes from Albania and joined the SCI International Secretariat in Antwerp. As she begins her journey with the SCI movement, she shares her thoughts, hopes and ideas for her long term volunteering project in Belgium.

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COVID-19 updates

As an international peace organisation, SCI’s work has been impacted by the present COVID-19 pandemic. Read all the updates an information regarding the situation.

International Volunteering Fair

International Volunteering Fair

It’s time for a short recap of our International Volunteering Fair!

On Sunday, December 5th International Secretariat of SCI held its first online International Volunteering Fair on the platform GatherTown.

read more
Invitation for International Volunteering Fair

Invitation for International Volunteering Fair

We are very happy to invite you to SCI International Volunteering Fair on December 5th! This online fair will round up our 100th anniversary celebration, give you a glimpse of the global work done by SCI everyday and present you with many volunteering opportunities and inspirations.

read more

We are a volunteer organisation dedicated to promoting a culture of peace by organising international voluntary projects open to everyone.

Join our movement and turn values into action!

Workcamps

Short-term voluntary projects aimed at breaking down barriers between people and develop intercultural understanding while supporting local communities.

Long-term volunteering

Projects that last from 1 to 12 months where volunteers live in another country and community, are involved in a local project, learning from different cultures and people.

Events and training courses

Local events that promote peace and intercultural understanding, training courses and workshops that build capacity to work to reach our vision for peace.

Online learning

Different online training courses hosted on our online learning platform, to give the chance to anyone around the world to learn about peace and gain tools to act for peace.

I really recommend volunteering programs! I’ve gained so much from taking part in different programs and it gave me a new perspective on what I can give to people as a part of my life here on our beautiful planet.

Tjan Daimon

Long-term volunteer from Slovenia

Being there makes you value much more what you have and makes you realize that there are people with problems much bigger than yours […] I can say that it is the best experience of my life!

Mitzi de Jesús Conejo Luna

Workcamp volunteer from Mexico

My volunteering experience has enriched me with practical skills and also allowed me to grow immeasurably on the inside – an experience I would never want to change and I am more and more grateful for.

Nikola

Long-term volunteer from Czech Republic

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Building a more peaceful world and creating spaces for intercultural dialogue: you can make this happen with your contribution!

Every amount is valuable and we truly appreciate it.