Volunteer Abroad in Athens

8 Volunteer Abroad Programs in Athens

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Join a Sea Turtle Conservation project in Greece which is now offering a two week volunteering experience exclusively for teens aged 15 - 17. Join this hands-on project to learn about marine conservation and how human encroachment is affecting the marine habitats of the sea turtles. This project runs during the summer which is the time that sea turtles lay their eggs and hatchlings have to m...

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Greece provides an irresistible blend of warm Mediterranean climate, fascinating ancient culture, and seas rich in marine life. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn about and make an active contribution towards the conservation of two of the world’s most charismatic and endearing marine species – the bottlenose and short beaked common dolphin. By joining Frontier’s dolphin conservatio...

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VFP offers affordable voluntary service projects in Greece, giving participants the opportunity to participate in meaningful community service while living in an intercultural environment. Projects vary greatly since these arise whenever a community is in great need. Most projects are exclusive to ages 18 and up. These usually take place from May to September, although a few are available i...

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Have the best summer experience in an iconic destination, Greece. Greece Direct welcomes participants to spend two weeks exploring the beautiful country while having personal development lessons. Global LEAD offers opportunities in adventure travel, study abroad, and volunteer abroad all at the same time. ...

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Choose to volunteer at one of the turtle nesting areas in Zakynthos, Peloponnese, Amvrakikos (which is a quite unique project) and Crete or the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in Athens. Volunteers help to protect the nesting beaches in Zakynthos, where the first national marine park for sea turtles in the Mediterranean was established in 1999. While in Peloponnese, volunteer tasks include protect...

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Fish and sea turtles have lived in balance along the coasts of Greece for thousands of years fishermen but during the last decades this situation has changed dramatically and all species of sea turtles in Greece are now threatened with extinction. Threats coming from human activity include the destruction of coastal areas, pollution of sea ecosystems, and intensive, non-selective fishing practi...