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Volunteer in Croatia

Volunteer in Croatia with International Volunteer HQ on a wide range of volunteer abroad projects including Youth Support, Teaching, Special Needs Support, Animal Care, Marine Conservation and Creative Technologies. Croatia volunteers are based in the coastal hub of Split, located on the Mediterranean Sea. Volunteering opportunities are located throughout the greater Split area. As the world’s most popular and affordable volunteer travel organization, IVHQ is proud to be the trusted choice for volunteering in Croatia.

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Croatia Volunteer Highlights

  • Volunteering in Croatia is available year-round with programs starting every month
  • Volunteer projects in Croatia include Youth Support, Teaching, Special Needs Support, Animal Care and Creative Technologies
  • Volunteer work is located in the coastal hub of Split and surrounding areas
  • Volunteer program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 support in Croatia
  • Affordable volunteer program fees from US$549 (approximately CA$711) for 1 week
  • Between 5 and 15 volunteers start in Croatia each month
  • Explore this program for high school volunteer trips, gap year programs and group volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities in Croatia

Protects animals

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$711

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Volunteer in shelters for abandoned dogs, helping to play with, feed and clean the dogs to give them the best chance of being re-homed.

Supports community development

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$711

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Use your technical and marketing experience to create content and resources to help to champion local NGOs. Contribute to the core business and develop online and offline material to help increase the exposure and awareness of their cause.

Conserves the environment

4-6 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1172

  • Duration: 1 - 4 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Learn and use your scuba diving skills to clean up the marine environment around Croatia. Increase your knowledge about environmental efforts, contribute to research projects and get practical, hands-on conservation experience.

Improves health & wellbeing

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1061

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Help in care centers for people with special needs, supporting local staff and helping to organize and run games, fun activities and learning exercises.

Increases access to education

2-3 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1411

  • Duration: 3 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Support local NGOs who make language lessons accessible for all people in Croatia. Focus on leading classrooms teaching English, or teach another in-demand language.

Supports community development

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1061

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Volunteer in after school centers, providing education, mentoring and activities for students aged 7-18, often from underprivileged backgrounds.

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  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we’re able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in Croatia to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Croatia will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we’re dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you’re well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you’ll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you’ll have your weekends free to explore Croatia with your new-found friends.

How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
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