GoEco offers a diverse selection of wildlife, humanitarian
and environmental projects in Europe. You have
the opportunity to choose among several exciting
initiatives in Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal,
the Czech Republic and the UK! Whether you’re interested
in sea turtle conservation or a hospitality internship,
you can expect the volunteer experience of a lifetime!
Volunteer Abroad in Italy for 2-12 Weeks
Our Quests in Italy encourage you to grow as a global citizen while discovering this European country of coastlines and mountains, robust art and deep history, charming cities and storybook villages. You have the choice among the northern, southern and central regions of Italy, in addition to working with local volunteers to help young children, the elderly, and to support the disabled and disadvantaged people.
We offer immersion Spanish courses
all year round at special prices, jobs
in hospitality management all around Spain, affordable internships in different
cities throughout Spain, culinary arts in top hotels,
field trips for schools and colleges, unpaid
volunteer programs, Spanish online courses,
and Dele preparation exams.
Live With and Teach English to a Family in France
This volunteer programme is a great opportunity
to experience French lifestyle and improve your
linguistic skills at a low cost.
You live with a host family and in exchange for
your own room and meals, you share your English
language skills for around 15 hours a week. This
programme has a focus on cultural exchange, it
is designed for those of you wishing to experience
the French culture in depth. Placements are usually
in Southern France, however, positions are available
in Paris, and other areas in France.
International Volunteer HQ
Volunteer Abroad in Europe — Starting at $504
Affordable volunteer opportunities available in Belgium, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, and Spain. Volunteers can participate in Animal care, teaching English, NGO support, environmental, sports, agriculture, and many other projects. IVHQ sends over 5000 volunteer travelers worldwide annually — one of the world's most popular volunteer placement organizations!
Volunteer Programs in Europe
Connect-123 links you to volunteer projects in Barcelona, Spain and Dublin, Ireland. According to interests and skills, volunteer programs include Animal Science and Wildlife, Community Service, Economic Development, Education and Teaching, Environment, Human Rights, Medical and Public Health, Social Work Volunteer, Youth Development and Sports.
What's included: Finding a volunteer project that specifically meets your needs; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet and greet service; a complete preparation and orientation information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before, during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7 emergency support and assistance.
Volunteer Abroad in Austria for 4-16 Weeks
Landlocked in the heart of Europe, Austria is home to 8.7 million people. The majority of the country is shaped by the extensive Alps mountain range, to the north is the Danube Valley, and to the east are steppe-like plains that lead into bordering Hungary. Due to its location, Austria has a moderate climate with warm summers and winters that are rich with snow. Austrian culture draws heavily from Germany but, that does not define the unique society. Austria boasts a wide variety of historical architecture, music, art and literature, and much, much more.
Volunteer English Exchange Program
Angloville is looking for volunteers who are available for short courses (1-8 weeks) to help local participants improve their language skills. We offer a stay in one of our beautiful venues in Poland, The Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Malta, England, and Ireland. We only ask you to help our clients improve their English through a series of general conversations and activities. In return, Angloville provides accommodation with full board and an unforgettable cultural exchange experience.
the Sea Turtle Protection Society
Enthusiastic and committed volunteers are required
for demanding sea turtle conservation projects run
by ARCHELON in Greece. Zakynthos, Peloponnesus and
Crete are major nesting areas for the loggerhead (Caretta
caretta) turtle in the Mediterranean and have
been monitored by ARCHELON, a non-profit making organization,
for 20 years. In Athens, ARCHELON also runs the only
Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre in Greece. Volunteers
are invited to work on the island of Zakynthos where
the first National Marine Park for sea turtles in
the Mediterranean was established in 1999 and assist
the Management Body of the Park in its task to protect
the nesting beaches. In Peloponnesus, volunteers will
protect nests from foxes and other mammals, experience
the pilot project of sand dune restoration, help maintain
nature trails and the running of the newly established
Nature Information Centres. On the island of Crete,
participants will work for the implementation of a
Management Plan for the nesting areas. At the Sea
Turtle Rescue Centre, volunteers will have the opportunity
to assist our staff in daily treatment of sea turtles
that suffer from accidental and deliberate injuries.
Armenian Volunteer Corps (AVC)
Provides a way for Diasporan Armenians to come to Armenia and be easily integrated into the society. By way of cultural and language training, combinded with appropriate volunteer work placement. AVC volunteers work towards rebuilding a great and historic nation. For the amount of time of your choice you can join us and walk away with the expirience of a lifetime.
Volunteer with Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities in Kosovo
Projects require help, including education for disadvantaged children, minority and human rights advocacy, women's rights, etc. Intensive language and development training during the first month. Work to help develop the program for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo.
Short-Term Volunteer Projects in Europe
Participating in an international short-term
volunteer project (so called Workcamp) can be an exciting
prospect. It is an interesting and meaningful way to
travel with purpose and spend 2-3 weeks in a foreign
environment. Working and living together with other young
people from around the world provides an excellent opportunity
to make many new friends, learn about unknown places
and culture, gain new skills and experience. Your time,
energy, and enthusiasm can make a difference in areas
where help is really needed.
Earthwatch | Non Profit Environmental Organizations
Volunteer Conservation Expeditions in Europe
On a fantastic 10-day boat trip help gather
vital data that is leading directly to the implementation
of conservation measures.
Whales and Dolphins of Moray Firth, Scotland
Stay in a beautiful village surrounded by majestic
cliffs and rolling farmland. Spend your days on the water
looking for Whales and Dolpins and gathering crucial
population data on these populations to improve their
Stay in a remote part of the beautiful Skaftafell
National Park and collect important data on glacial retreat
to help understand how climate change is affecting glaciers.
This is a unique opportunity to explore one of the most
geologically active areas in the world with a team of
leading earth scientists.
Discover Germany in an English Conversation Holiday
The Pueblo Ingles program has been described as an inspiring cultural adventure, an enriching personal journey, and a unique, human experience. Each week 15-20 Native English speakers are sponsored to stay in beautiful hotel resorts in different regions of Germany so they can converse with German professionals who want to improve their English. Accommodation, food and drinks are provided in exchange for your conversation. It's a unique and enjoyable experience and the best way to learn about Germany if you don't speak the local lingo.
Volunteer to Teach English
Volunteer to teach English to youth and adults as well as gardening on the island of Crete in Greece.
Teach English in Italy
Volunteer to teach English to students in the Puglia
region of southern Italy.
Teach English in Poland
Volunteer to teach English to children in Poland, help
disabled youth, and participate in creating community
Teach English in Portugal
Volunteer to teach conversational English to youth and adults.
Turtle Conservation Volunteer Program in Greece
This volunteer program gives you the chance to live in the beautiful Bay of Lakonikos in the southern Peloponnese, while working with a team of international volunteers to conserve and protect one of the most important loggerhead turtle nesting areas in Greece.
Your team will perform surveys every morning to record nesting activity and protect turtle nests against predation by mammals and inundation by sea water. Volunteers also provide important conservation information to overseas visitors and the local community. Opportunities exist for you to explore the fascinating Greek culture and to enjoy the sights of the surrounding local area in your free time.
Volunteer in France
The volunteer program provides a comfortable, affordable place for a diverse group of people from all over the world to meet and to work towards a common goal together. La Giraudiere is an old French residence which the owner, Pau, aims to turn into a place for primary school children to come and immerse themselves in the true French culture. Don't miss this chance to exchange and to learn new skills across different fields of work, from internet optimization to plastering!
Volunteer in the South of France
Volunteers needed to help preserve and restore villages and monuments in beautiful locations in France, primarily in Provence near Avignon. Work in an international and peaceful communal environment helping to restore and maintain one of the most beautiful villages in a country overflowing with beautiful villages.
Live it Lisbon!
Summer Volunteer Program in Lisbon, Portugal
A non-profit and low-cost summer experience. The program aims at promoting intercultural dialogue and social justice. It is meant to be a responsible and meaningful alternative to mainstream tourism, as over half of the time of the program is spent on intercultural activities and on giving back to the socially and economically challenged host community of Bairro Padre Cruz in Lisbon, Portugal. The program has been run since 2015 by a small independent Development NGO.
Make a Ddifference in Central and Eastern Europe with Love Volunteers!
Love Volunteers has been trusted by thousands of volunteers to travel abroad and immerse themselves in new cultures, whilst providing help where it is really needed. Join the world’s fastest growing independent volunteering organization on an affordable, safe and responsible voluntary service project in Albania, Moldova, Ukraine or Russia for a truly memorable experience! Visit our website to check out our range of community-based projects and find out how you can make a REAL difference!
National Trust Working Holidays
Britain’s National Trust cares for more wildlife,
including 1,250 vulnerable species, than any other European
charity. It owns more than 240,000 hectares of land and
575 miles of coastline, making it the largest private
landowner in Britain. A virtual army of staff and volunteers
assist in managing these habitats with 450 well-organized
holidays a year in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
The catalog is online. Bookings from overseas volunteers
between 18 and 70 are welcome and very inexpensive, including
food and hostel accommodations. Most older adults choose
projects classified as Oak, Oak Plus, and Archaeological
Holidays because they are less physically rigorous.
Volunteer in Transylvania, Romania
Support communities in need and experience life in Transylvania, Romania. You can work in archeology, childhood development, or write for a magazine.
PuebloIngles — Volunteer in Spain in an English Conversation
Pueblo Ingles has been described as an inspiring
cultural adventure, an enriching personal journey,
and a unique, human experience. Each week twenty Native
English speakers are sponsored to stay in a beautiful,
picturesque 3-4-star resort in Spain so they can converse
with Spanish professionals who want to improve their
English. Accommodation, food and wine are provided
in exchange for your conversation. It's a unique and
enjoyable experience and the best way to learn about
Spain if you don't speak the local lingo.
Summer Volunteer Workcamps
Volunteers are need to help restore and care for ancient monuments, including
castles, throughout France. 3,000 volunteers participate yearly,
of which 25% are from abroad. Projects are led by expert local technicians and charges vary, so see
the website for details.
SCI (Service Civil International)
Volunteer Projects in France
SCI is an exchange organization that sends volunteers on 2-3 week international work projects and long term 3-12 month opportunities in over 45 countries, including France. For all overseas camps for a small fee. Workcamps include shared accommodations, group self-cooked meals and basic health/accident insurance, without additional cost, unless otherwise noted in the camp description. SCI promotes voluntary service to impact social, environmental and humanitarian issues.
Volunteers for Peace
Projects in France
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 90 countries every year, including France! Project costs starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of projects include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 32,000 volunteers worldwide. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!
(Willing Workers on Organic Farms)
Volunteer locations in countries worldwide, including most countries in
Europe. Members may exchange farm work
for food, accommodations, and opportunities to learn
about organic lifestyles.