The Comhlámh Code of Good Practice (CoGP) for Volunteer Sending Agencies.

Habitat for Humanity Ireland is a signatory of the Comhlámh Code of Good Practice (CoGP) for Volunteer Sending Agencies.

The Code is a set of standards for organisations involved in facilitating international volunteer placements in the global south. We are also one of seven organisations to be awarded Comprehensive Compliance.

If you feel we are not adhering to the Code please contact us [] or

Read Comhlamh’s Volunteer Charter, in advance of your overseas trip, to learn about and support the seven principles that aim to encourage responsible, responsive international volunteering.


Global Village

Our International Volunteering Programme is an amazing opportunity to work alongside families in need of a decent place to call home.


Habitat for Humanity offers rewarding volunteering opportunities worldwide. Our strongest partnerships are with Zambia and Romania.

Volunteer Stories

“The attitude towards life, shown by the members of the George community was remarkable.” – David Meenan, volunteer, Zambia.

Homeowner Stories

“I love the solid floor in my new home. It keeps out the damp and all the insects.” – Brenda, Habitat Homeowner, Zambia.


Tools to support you and your team as you plan your trip, fundraise, and raise awareness of housing poverty.

Application Process

Find out everything you need to know about applying to volunteer on our International Volunteering Programme!

Volunteer Overseas with Habitat for Humanity

Apply now to travel overseas to help families build their own safe and decent home.

Email or call 01 531 0033