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International CitizenService
What is ICS?  International                   Linked to        7,000  Development                      NCS         volunte...
Aims of ICS                       Positive                     Development                       Impact      Local/Global ...
Benefits of ICS     Once in a                          Work alongside                      Fight global      lifetime     ...
Case Study             Who?             Sophie Hickson             Host country?             Philippines             ICS A...
Who is eligible?                                      UK citizen  Prepared    Ready for                            Availab...
Application Process  Please ensure  when applying                                  Apply via                              ...
The 7 Dimensions                                                       Self                                               ...
Recruitment Advice                  Practising Employability                   Realistic                    group    skill...
Contact/Further Info        Catch22 ICS helpdesk         ics@catch-22.org.uk            ICS Website          www.ics-uk.or...
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International Citizen Service

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International Citizen Service

  1. 1. International CitizenService
  2. 2. What is ICS? International Linked to 7,000 Development NCS volunteers Programme Run by 6 Cross- Agencies cultural
  3. 3. Aims of ICS Positive Development Impact Local/Global Personal Citizenship Development
  4. 4. Benefits of ICS Once in a Work alongside Fight global lifetime in-country poverty opportunity volunteers Real impact on projects which Training and Support to have asked for learn new skills fundraise assistance Experience Personal Increase another culture development employability in-depth journey
  5. 5. Case Study Who? Sophie Hickson Host country? Philippines ICS Agency? VSO Project? Environmental
  6. 6. Who is eligible? UK citizen Prepared Ready for Available Aged or have to a Motivated for 10-12 right to 18-25 fundraise challenge weeks remain
  7. 7. Application Process Please ensure when applying Apply via ICS you select website ‘Catch22’ for the question Action at Selection ‘Was this Home Daythrough an ICS Agency?’ Placement Paperwork Pre- departure Fundraise training
  8. 8. The 7 Dimensions Self assurance Practical Flexibility problem and solving adaptability ability Commitment Working with to learning others Positive and realistic commitment Sensitivity to the needs of others
  9. 9. Recruitment Advice Practising Employability Realistic group skills expectations exercises Volunteered Know your in own stuff! communities
  10. 10. Contact/Further Info Catch22 ICS helpdesk ics@catch-22.org.uk ICS Website www.ics-uk.org.uk ICS Hub Enquiries 020 8780 7400 enquiry@ics-uk.org.uk

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