There are many ways to get involved with Jersey Overseas Aid!


Community Work Projects

Community work projects serve to raise awareness in Jersey of global development issues. They also play an important part in Islanders’ own personal development. Many have led to lasting links with communities all over the world, and several local charities were born from volunteers’ experiences abroad. To date over 1,200 volunteers have completed over 100 projects in some of the worlds poorest communities.

See our Community Work Projects page to find out more.


We are inviting individuals interested in volunteering overseas to apply for our General and Professional Bursaries. Whether you have found a project you would really like to be involved with, or whether you have professional skills which you can share, we want to help make it happen.

See our Bursaries page to find out more.

Rotary Club De La Manche Bursary

The Rotary Club de la Manche Bursary Award is an annual bursary designed to assist a young person or persons who are unable to afford to take part in an overseas community work project.

See the Rotary Club Bursary page to find out more.

International Development Internship

In 2018 we began an internship programme for Jersey residents interested in embarking on a career in international development. The internship is designed to equip successful candidates with the skills and experience necessary to enable them to take frontline roles with international relief and development organisations.

See our Internship page to find out more.

UN Junior Professional Officer Programme

In 2021, Jersey joined the United Nation’s Junior Professional Officer (JPO) programme. This is an international scheme that provides young professionals, sponsored by their respective governments, an extraordinary opportunity to embark on a career within the UN system.

See our JPO page to find out more.