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> how can I find out more about who you are and what you do globally?
Restless Development is the youth led-development agency and our mission is to place young people at the forefront of change and development. Our strength comes from being led by young people and young professionals, from the boardroom right through to the field. We have been working hard since 1985 and over the past 30 years, our programmes have reached over 7 million young people directly and indirectly.
To find out more, visit our About Us pages.
> wHAT COUNTRIES DO YOU WORK IN?
Restless Development directly operates in 10 countries globally, specifically: India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
We also work with and through partners in Ghana on the Big Idea programme, and run global campaigns which are open to all individuals in any country.
> I'm interested in working for Restless Development, where can I find out your current vacancies?
You can find out everything you need to know about working at Restless Development through our dedicated Work With Us pages, which includes our Current Vacancies. There is also more information on our global pay and benefits, what it's like to work with Restless Development from our staff and volunteers and a Frequently Asked Questions section specific to jobs and careers questions.
> I've heard of the International Citizen Service programme, how can I find out how to apply?
International Citizen Service (ICS) is the UK's leading global volunteering programme funded by UK Government and delivered by respected development organisations. ICS is a once-in-a-lifetime, 12 week overseas volunteering opportunity. International Citizen Service is open to 18-25 year olds, with limited places available for Leaders aged 23+. Volunteers must be either a British citizen, an EEA citizen residing in the UK or have indefinite leave to remain in the UK. To find out more about this programme, including a dedicated Frequently Asked Questions page and to apply online, visit the ICS section of our website.
> How is my money used after making a donation to Restless Development?
Your donations to Restless Development are essential in supporting the work we do globally to empower and support young people.
FOR EVERY £1 YOU GIVE
88p is spent on our work with young people.
The rest will support that vital work, with 10.3p invested in direct support to our programmes around the world, 1.4p on fundraising and 0.3p on governance.
To find out more, or to make a donation to support our work with young people, read our Annual Report and visit our Donate page.
> Do you work with other organisations and charities? How can I find out more about this?
Please visit our Partners page which outlines the different organisations we work with. There is also more information on the partners we work with on each of our Country Programme pages.