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Thursday October 15th, 2015

Group Volunteer Leader 2016

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Do you fancy leading a group overseas?

We are looking for motivated leaders that are ready to go overseas next summer! As part of our Group Volunteering programme, you will be leading a group of UK volunteers overseas for approx. 2 weeks, engaging in the local culture and doing volunteer work together with the group. This is a great opportunity if you want to get more experience of leading in an international environment!

Concordia are looking for volunteer leaders who:

  • have got great leadership skills and a passion to work with young people
  • can support a group of 14 – 25 year olds going on a trip of a life time to countries such as Vietnam, Italy, Greece, Iceland and Korea
  • are free to volunteer in July/August 2016
  • are able to help support training in the UK with your group prior to departure
  • are able to work with other leaders in the group
  • are happy and capable to liaise between the in-country host, Concordia and the group
  • are able to attend a training weekend in Brighton on the 12th – 13th December 2015
  • are happy to go through a selection process
  • are happy to be DBS checked through Concordia
  • have an up to date passport
  • will honour the commitment once selected


About the programme:

  • The trips range from 10 days to 2 weeks
  • All expenses are paid including flight, accommodation and a small out of pocket expense allowance
  • The group will volunteer on a range of activities
  • The groups are from all over the UK
  • Some of the groups will require female leaders as they are all female groups


Skills Needed:

  • Proven track record of leading residential groups
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety issues
  • Experience of working with young people
  • Some experience of overseas travel


If you think you are up to the job please send a CV and application form to

Closing date: 25th November 2015

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