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Projects Abroad in Romania
Projects Abroad is the world’s leading short-term international volunteer organization.
Projects start year-round and last from one week to a year. Opportunities exist in teaching, child care, social work, performing arts, medicine, physical therapy, journalism, archeology, veterinary medicine, and sports. There is the option for volunteers to take Romanian language courses. Programs are for ages 16+.

Volunteer in Romania with Projects Abroad

Dates: Programs start 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month.
Cost: Please see our website for prices.
Contact: Projects Abroad, 80 Broad St, Floor 32, New York NY 10004.
Tel: US Toll-free 1 888 839 3535.


Globe Aware
Redeeming Romania

Experience the European spirit of past, present, and future through Globe Aware’s Romania program. Volunteers will work in a village on the outskirts of the beautiful city of Brasov, targeting children and at-risk families to fight against poverty and injustice. Work projects include building a Social and Educational Center (a future home for ten homeless families), improving the living conditions of the Roma community, and implementing environmentally friendly attitudes towards the local community and its surroundings. In their free time, volunteers will have the opportunity to explore Brasov’s historic town center and surrounding areas, including the Townhall Square, the Romanian Art Museum, and Bran Castle (more commonly known as Dracula’s Castle), Visitors can also take a cable car ride to view the city of Brasov from atop a small plateau. Accommodations are provided in either a quaint Bed and Breakfast in a nearby town or in a charming, 2-storey villa near the old center of Brasov. Cable TV, internet connection, and washing machine facilities are available at both locations. Come visit this quaint country with its picturesque landscapes and help discover and redeem the treasures of Romania’s rich heritage.
Redeeming Romania Dates: Please refer to our website for trip dates
Cost: $1390
Contact: 6500 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 104, Dallas, TX 75214
Tel: 1-877-LUV-GLOBE

Global Volunteers
Volunteer in Romania
Teach English to teens and young adults in school classrooms, or care for infants in a "special needs" ward in this old-world Eastern European country.


people and places: responsible volunteering
Romania — Health and Social Care
Volunteer in one of Europe's most beautiful countries — work with a community project, in support of their work to develop Down's Syndrome children to their full potential and to provide support to the families.
Romania is a country of great natural beauty and diversity with a rich cultural heritage — scenic mountain landscapes; unspoilt rural areas; historic cities — but broad economic poverty remains, especially in rural areas and in the south-east of the country. 
Volunteers work with a Romanian charity, founded in 1991, which provides a thoroughly holistic approach to working with Downs children and their families. The programme involves all kinds of help and support – from early counselling for new parents of Downs babies, through assistance with integration into mainstream education, to play therapy and work therapy for youth and adults.
Such a varied program welcomes a range of volunteer skills and experience — social work; special needs education; occupational therapy; physiotherapy; play therapy; sports, arts, crafts, cookery...


Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 90 countries every year, including Romania! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 31,000 volunteers worldwide. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at!

Contact: 7 Kilburn St. STE 316, Burlington, VT 05401; tel. 1 (802) 540-3060;,

WWOOF Romania
Live and work in the countryside. Volunteer on organic farms in Romania.


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