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Apply to be a Venturer Manager for only £200

Changing our approach to hiring Venturer Managers

For over 40 years, Raleigh has been fuelled by the unwavering support of incredible individuals and our dedicated alumni community. A pivotal force in our Expeditions has been the Venturer Managers (formally Volunteer Managers).

We want to express our deepest gratitude to each person who has been part of this incredible journey, some contributing to multiple Expeditions. The dedication and commitment of our Venturer Managers have been the driving force behind Raleigh’s impactful initiatives, and we are sincerely indebted to every one of you.

What this change means

Recognising that these roles demand not only a significant financial investment but also a considerable amount of time out of full-time employment for many VMs, we initiated a campaign this summer as part of our 40-year celebration. Offering positions with only a £200 deposit, we witnessed a surge in applications from passionate individuals eager to contribute to our mission.

Considering the evolving landscape of our organisation and our commitment to inclusivity, we have decided to make a transformative shift. Effective immediately, we will no longer charge for these invaluable Venturer Manager positions.

VMs can secure a space on Expedition with a £200 deposit only

Apply now

Option to join for 9 weeks instead of 12 weeks

In addition to this change, we are adding another option for Project Coordinators to join us on Expeditions. Currently, our Project Coordinator roles are 11 and 12 weeks long.

We are now introducing limited spaces for a 9-week Expedition for Project Coordinators starting from this Summer (Cycle 2). You will join the Expedition along with the 12-week PCs, undergo the 2 weeks of training and take part in 2 full phases before returning home.

How to apply

We advise Venturer Managers to apply well in advance of Expedition to give you the best chance of getting your first choice of role and country.

Apply online

Complete the online form and upload a copy of your CV / résumé. Please tell us as much as you can about yourself, including relevant skills and experience. Don’t worry if you don’t know which role is right for you – just put ‘undecided’.


Assessment Event

If your application form is approved, you will be invited to attend an assessment event. This also gives you the opportunity to hear more about Raleigh Expedition. If successful, you will then be offered a place on one of our Expeditions.


To confirm your place on Expedition, we will ask you for a deposit of £200$200$$ when you receive our offer letter. This will be deducted from your total.


Prepare for your expedition! Our team will support you and send you everything you need for your Expedition. You will then be invited to your Venturer Manager Training event.

Need more information about Expedition?

Consultation call

Whether you have a specific question or want to discuss which Expedition is right for you, schedule a call with a member of the team at a time convenient to you. 

Join an info event

On our monthly online info events, we’ll tell you all about Expedition. Have your questions answered, meet other volunteers and find out what Expedition is really like from an alumni.

Download a guide

Find out all about Raleigh International and Expedition in our helpful information guide.

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