Opportunities with International Service

International Service works in six countries globally and embraces diversity and equality of opportunity.

All of our staff are highly valued, dedicated professionals working in a meaningful vocation.

We support personal and professional development and promote the maintenance of a healthy work life balance. We have excellent pay and benefits including Pay Bands with opportunities for Pay Point progression, 35 hour working week and generous annual leave entitlements.

Our UK office in York is centrally located, 5 minutes’ walk from the train station and city centre. Our Staff Benefits differ by country but benefits for staff in the UK include:

International Service actively support the employment of people with disabilities and promote this through the use of the 'two tick' disability symbol. As part of this commitment we will interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.


All our current vacancies are listed below.  No unsolicited agencies enquiries please.


International Citizen Service (ICS) UK Manager

International Service - York

Starting Salary: £27,241 plus benefits

Tenure: Fixed term, commencing as soon as practicable, with an end date of 27 July 2018. This will hopefully be extended or made permanent subject to funding.

International Service is a UK based development charity primarily working throughout Africa and the occupied Palestinian territory. We promote the human rights of vulnerable people, and support the development of local organisations and communities through capacity building and empowering local people to create sustainable change.

We are also part of a consortium who deliver the DFID funded International Citizen Service (ICS). ICS brings together young people, who volunteer to make a difference in some of the poorest communities around the world.

The ICS UK Manager is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and training of UK ICS Volunteers and the logistical arrangements for their overseas placements. In 2016/17 this totalled 468 volunteers and 64 volunteer team leaders. They are also responsible for completion rates of return volunteer Action at Home projects and ICS Alumni engagement activities. They also contribute to the wider management, strategic leadership and development of the whole organisation. 

Based in York, they will manage and lead a fabulous team including an ICS Officer and 3 Coordinators, an Alumni Engagement Coordinator and a Volunteer Assessor team.    

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a high level of integrity, have a positive attitude and a strong belief in the International Service vision and values. They should have a successful track record in a similar role, and have demonstrable people management and ITC skills.

To apply please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities form below and email to contacts@internationalservice.org.uk. The closing date for applications is 09:00am on Thursday 12 October. No Agencies please.

 Please note CVs will not be accepted. Applicants must have a right to work in the UK. The role requires the post holder to have a DBS check. 

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

ICS Manager Job Description




We also regularly have opportunities for volunteers within our office in York, please contact us for details.

We also have International Citizen Service placements available.