EIL UK is a charity providing intercultural learning opportunities through homestays, study abroad, international volunteering and cultural group programmes. We also offer opportunities for UK participants to increase their awareness of cultural diversity and build tolerance and understanding.

All current vacancies are posted on this website, which is updated regularly. No CV’s and no agencies please.

If you are inspired by our work and would like to join our staff team or our wonderful community of hosts who provide homestays for international visitors, please take a look at the opportunities below.

Volunteering Opportunities


Welcoming international visitors to your home is a wonderful opportunity to learn about other countries and cultures and form friendships that can last a lifetime. Wherever you live in the UK, please get in touch if you would like to find out more about the opportunities and joining EIL’s network of warm and welcoming hosts.

Due to the new programmes starting soon, we are currently expanding the network of our hosts especially in:

  • Bath (read more about the Bath Spa Uni Project)
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Kent (particularly: Ashford and Tenterden)
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Merseyside (particularly Southport)
  • Wiltshire (particularly Bradford-on-Avon, Chippenham and Swindon)
  • Worcestershire (particularly Worcester, Malvern, Pershore and Evesham).

For an informal chat to find out more about hosting adults or students with EIL for a weekend, a few weeks or longer, email Calvin at or telephone the EIL office on 01684 562577.

Support Volunteers

We are always looking for volunteers who can help us to deliver our programmes from office or home based administration and research to transport and chaperoning of students on day trips. This can be a great way to meet new people, learn new skills and enhance your CV. To find out more about what opportunities we can offer please email Calvin at or telephone the EIL office on 01684 562577.

Staff Vacancies

Looking for a change of direction in an exciting and flexible role with a family friendly employer? Owing to staff career changes and retirements, we have exciting opportunities to join our staff team:

Compliance & Records OfficerCompliance & Records Officer JD – contract 2023

Applicant Information – January 2023

Application Form

Summer Work Experience

This year our popular 4-6 week Summer Work Experience Placements are back! We are now open for applications by letter and CV from high school students aged 17-18yrs. Contact the EIL office at or call (01684) 562577 for more details.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering and working for EIL UK.