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Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

2-4 Weeks from

£680
18+
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, 3 weeks is £830 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,  (except for the 3 week special dates listed below). Please note that each location also has different start and end dates as listed below.

StartEndAvailability
September 26th 2021 October 10th 2021 Fully Booked
September 28th 2021 October 12th 2021 Fully Booked
October 3rd 2021 October 17th 2021 Fully Booked
October 3rd 2021 October 24th 2021 Fully Booked
October 10th 2021 October 24th 2021 Fully Booked
May 22nd 2022 June 5th 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
May 22nd 2022 June 19th 2022 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
June 5th 2022 July 3rd 2022 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
June 5th 2022 June 19th 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
June 7th 2022 July 5th 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
June 7th 2022 June 21st 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
June 19th 2022 July 17th 2022 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
June 19th 2022 July 3rd 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
June 21st 2022 July 19th 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
June 21st 2022 July 5th 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
July 3rd 2022 July 17th 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
July 3rd 2022 July 31st 2022 Fully Booked
July 5th 2022 August 2nd 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
July 5th 2022 July 19th 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
July 17th 2022 August 14th 2022 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
July 17th 2022 July 31st 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
July 19th 2022 August 16th 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
July 19th 2022 August 2nd 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
July 31st 2022 August 28th 2022 Fully Booked
July 31st 2022 August 14th 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
August 2nd 2022 August 30th 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
August 2nd 2022 August 16th 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
August 14th 2022 September 11th 2022 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
August 14th 2022 August 28th 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
August 16th 2022 September 13th 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
August 16th 2022 August 30th 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
August 28th 2022 September 11th 2022 Argostoli Location - 2 weeks
August 28th 2022 September 25th 2022 Argostoli Location - 4 weeks
August 30th 2022 September 27th 2022 Lixouri Location - 4 weeks
August 30th 2022 September 13th 2022 Lixouri Location - 2 weeks
Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Project, Greece

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