Become a Member

Join a network of volunteering organisations working for a world where no one is left behind.

  • Be Seen

    Become part of a globally recognised identity with access to use the Forum logo, a profile on the Forum website and invites to exclusive Forum events.

  • Be Networked

    Join a network of more than forty volunteering for development organisations, the United Nations Stakeholder Group on volunteering for development ‘Volunteer Groups’ and in-country coordination groups of Forum members.

  • Be Quality

    Strengthen your services with access to leading practice through Forum’s research and practice resources and tools as well as training and professional development opportunities for staff.

  • Be Impactful

    Help build the global volunteering for development movement to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Get involved in Forum’s projects and initiatives to develop new and innovative practices and services.

Membership of Forum is open to non-profit organisations, including NGOs and state bodies, that are actively engaged in one or more aspects of development service, whether directly or in terms of coordinating such work on the part of other organisations. All Forum members commit to the Forum Charter, and pay an annual membership fee to Forum.


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    Join a movement of global citizens working for a world where no one is left behind.