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Voices of Volunteers

Read reports from volunteers from around the world on the SCI International blog. Let yourself be inspired by their experiences!


SCI Switzerland is part of the international network Service Civil International (SCI). SCI Switzerland organizes volunteering projects around the world that contribute to peace in a broad sense: to social justice, sustainable development, equality, solidarity and non-violent conflict resolution.

Find your volunteering project


Workcamps are short-term volunteering engagements in international groups. Together with volunteers from various countries, you support a social, ecological or cultural project abroad.

1 – 3 weeks
16/18 years+


In a long-term engagement, you will make a large contribution to a charitable project in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe or North America.

1 – 12 months
From the age of 18

European Voluntary Service

During a period of 6-12 months, you will work with non-profit organizations and companies in Europe. All costs are borne by the Movetia Foundation.

6 – 12 months
For people between 17 and 30


Do a language course, stay with a host family, do an internship or go on a group trip to Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia or Ukraine.

1 – 12 months
From the age of 18


Workcamps "Assistance in the youngster's language camp"

The goal of these three workcamps (for Swiss residents only) in Liddes VS is to offer teenagers free-time activities…

Webinar Series "The environment explained"

We want to organise a series of webinars where we want to deepen different perspectives on the bigger topic that is environment…

Online Workcamp: "Women's Suffrage"

Women in Switzerland were the last in Western Europe, gaining suffrage on 7 February 1971, 50 years ago…


Internship in Europe

We are looking for swiss residents between 17 – 29 years old for different internship positions all over Europe.

Be part of SCI!

As a volunteer

Discover other aspects of the world in various volunteering projects
(short-term, long-term, local projects …).

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As a project partner

SCI supports ecological, social and cultural projects. Would you like to organize a workcamp in your project? Contact us with your project idea!

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As a member

You can vote at the annual meeting and benefit from a reduced participation fee forworkcamps. 

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Local projects


Are you back from your workcamp or long-term engagement and want to stay active in Switzerland? Or do you want to put SCI values into practice at the local level?

As a local volunteer, you can participate in our events, project groups, in certain roles or in international SCI campaigns.

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100 years of SCI

SCI Switzerland celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020 – the international organization has been committed to peace, intercultural exchange and sustainability for 100 years. In the anniversary year, SCI is organizing “Actions for Peace” worldwide.

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