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Volunteer in Greece

Volunteer in Greece

Discover International Volunteer HQ’s spectacular Greece volunteer abroad program. Choose from a wide range of trusted Greece volunteer projects, including Content Creator For Impact, Homeless Support, Animal Care, Marine Conservation, Community Support, Refugee Support and Ethical Fashion. Volunteer work in Greece is in the historical city of Athens, where you can explore ancient ruins, art, philosophy and culture, and the picturesque Greek island of Alonissos. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 138,000 travelers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organization in Greece.

Highlights:
  • 7 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from CA$995 for 1 week
  • Includes orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a sustainable hostel in the heart of Athens and a modern guest house by the beach in Alonissos

  • Affordable Greek language lessons available in Athens

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from CA$995
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Ages 18+ and families
Based in Athens and the Greek island Alonissos
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization
Greek language lessons available in Athens

Volunteer opportunities in Greece

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Protects animals

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$1514

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in local animal shelters
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer in an animal shelter in Athens that provides a safe space for abandoned and rescued dogs and cats. Help care for, feed, socialize and look after these dogs and cats so that they can find a new and loving home.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$995

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Support local community initiative centers
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Support local NGOs that help refugees and asylum seekers upskill, secure steady employment and integrate into Greek society in a community center in Athens.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$2034

  • Duration: 3 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based with a local NGO in Athens
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Volunteer with NGOs in Athens involved in causes such as social inclusion and environmental conservation. Help develop online presence and marketing materials for local NGOs using your creative and technological skills!

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$2553

  • Duration: 4 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Volunteer with non-profits in Athens
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Help make fashion more sustainable by volunteering in Athens, Greece. You'll be helping recycle and upcycle clothes with local non-profits that employ refugees and survivors of human trafficking.

Improves health and wellbeing

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$995

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Volunteer with local NGOs in Athens
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Help the homeless in Athens by volunteering with NGOs that provide aid and basic services to vulnerable people living on the streets.

Conserves the environment

6-7 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$2236

  • Duration: 1 - 2 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based on the stunning Greek island Alonissos
  • Volunteers aged 18+

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

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from CA$2553

  • Duration: 4 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month
  • Based in host centers for refugees
  • Volunteers aged 18+

Help run arts and sports activities for young refugees in a host center in Athens. Provide a safe space for young people to socialize, express themselves, think creatively and learn new skills.

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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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