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Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

1-4 Weeks from

minimum age

  • Help to conserve endangered sea turtle populations in Greece
  • Gain experience in marine conservation and sea turtle monitoring techniques
  • Work alongside a team of volunteers from all over the world
  • Explore the surroundings and culture of Kefalonia island during your free time

Project Costs

Sea turtle reaches sea in GreeceThe cost to join this project to protect endangered sea turtles in Greece for 2 weeks is £680 and 4 weeks is £980. This cost includes accommodation in the volunteer apartments shared with the rest of the team, transfers from Kefalonia airport or bus station to the project on your start and end dates, a researcher t-shirt, ongoing training and project operation costs, crockery, and cookware. The cost does not include your travel to & from the project (i.e. flights to Kefalonia), food, travel insurance or personal expenses. It is mandatory for you to take out travel insurance for the duration of your stay.

Payment Terms

Volunteers on beach in GreeceTo secure your volunteer placement, you will need to complete and submit the online application form including your application payment of £180 (included in the total project costs listed above), and please also email a recent photo of yourself to the volunteer coordinator at victoria.mcneil@workingabroad.com. If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we would reimburse your application payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, one-third of the full balance amount needs to be paid within 7 days of being confirmed on the project, with the remaining balance to be paid two months before your arrival. If you apply with under 2 month’s notice, the full payment is due in full upon confirmation. Once your place is confirmed on the programme, you will receive pre-departure information with all further details on your project, travel info, suggested items to bring and so on.

Project Dates

We currently offer two different project locations that sea turtle conservation volunteers can work at in Greece, Argostoli & Lixouri. You can join either location for either 2 weeks or 4 weeks and start on the specific dates listed below only, or for 1 week on our special dates in June (please note a stay of 3 weeks is not possible due to the fixed date slots, you can only volunteer for either 1, 2 or 4 weeks). Interns can join for more than 4 weeks but placements need to be arranged well in advance, so please email us for further details. Please note that each location also has different start & end dates as listed below.

Start End Availability
July 19th 2020 August 2nd 2020 Argostoli Location
August 2nd 2020 August 16th 2020 Argostoli Location
August 16th 2020 August 30th 2020 Argostoli Location
August 30th 2020 September 13th 2020 Argostoli Location
September 13th 2020 September 27th 2020 Argostoli Location
September 27th 2020 October 11th 2020 Argostoli Location
October 11th 2020 October 25th 2020 Argostoli Location
October 25th 2020 November 8th 2020 Fully Booked
July 21st 2020 August 4th 2020 Lixouri Location
August 4th 2020 August 18th 2020 Fully Booked
August 18th 2020 September 1st 2020 Lixouri Location
September 1st 2020 September 15th 2020 Lixouri Location
May 9th 2021 May 23rd 2021 Argostoli Location
May 9th 2021 May 30th 2021 Argostoli Location - Special 3 week dates
May 16th 2021 May 30th 2021 Argostoli Location
May 16th 2021 June 6th 2021 Argostoli Location - Special 3 week dates
May 30th 2021 June 20th 2021 Argostoli Location - Special 3 week dates
June 6th 2021 June 20th 2021 Argostoli Location
June 20th 2021 July 4th 2021 Argostoli Location
July 4th 2021 July 18th 2021 Argostoli Location
July 18th 2021 August 1st 2021 Argostoli Location
August 1st 2021 August 15th 2021 Argostoli Location
August 15th 2021 August 29th 2021 Argostoli Location
August 29th 2021 September 12th 2021 Argostoli Location
September 12th 2021 September 26th 2021 Argostoli Location
September 26th 2021 October 10th 2021 Argostoli Location
Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

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