For those who want to join an expedition or overseas project, rather than plan their own, the Society can offer support in a number of ways.
Find a project to join
Browse our ‘delicious links directory’ of over 200 organisations that recruit personnel for expeditions, conservation and volunteering projects in the UK or overseas.
Register your interest
Register your skills for expeditions and receive updates on the latest vacancies.
Receive the Bulletin of Expedition Vacancies
A directory of one off vacancies currently being advertised.
Advertise your vacancy
Looking for team mates or expedition staff? Email your vacancy to firstname.lastname@example.org
Support for Gap Years
Find out more about how the Society can help gap students at www.rgs.org/gap
Joining an expedition as a medical professional
Browse our expedition medicine pages for more information.
Support with funding
Use our directory of links to search for grants available to join an expedition either as a group or individual.
Learn more about the RGS-IBG Grants Programme
Read fundraising to join an expedition (PDF) and advice in the RGS-IBG Expedition Handbook
Find tips on raising money for charity challenges in Blood, Sweat and Charity by Nick Stanhope
Expedition vacancy of the month
Doctor, dentist, nurse, biologist and engineers needed for expedition to Northern Colombia
In February 2016 a 3 week expedition is taking place to assist the Wiwa Indians in the remote Sierra Nevada of Northern Colombia. Self-funded doctors, dentists, nurses, engineers and biologists are needed to support this community. A contribution of £2900 excl. airfare to Bogota will be required. For further information please email: email@example.com