Volunteer How much is the minimum donation for an overseas assignment? Your minimum fundraising donation is a donation towards the charity and the work it does on our country programmes. Assignment Donation (1st time and those who do not return the the time frame) 2nd and more Assignments Role £1,700 £1,100 (time frames apply)* Team Members £800 Deputy Team Leaders £400 Team Leaders * To qualify for the discount you must commit to your next assignment team within 2 years of returning from your previous assignment and have kept up your membership (or pay for missing years). These are our volunteers' minimum fundraising targets. We ask volunteers to pay for their own visas, vaccinations and travel from home to/from Heathrow. VAO covers flights to the assignment country, insurance, in-country accommodation & transport, food and bottled water.