Rehabilitation assistants

A very limited number (2-4) of experienced and skilled volunteers is selected every year to become Rehabilitation Assistants at the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Glyfada, Attica. Applications will be accepted all year round and they may refer to the current calendar year and/or the first half of next year.

Rehabilitation assistants are volunteers who participate in all rescue and rehabilitation activities for injured/ sick sea turtles, they formulate the weekly and daily schedule of the volunteers at the Rescue Centre and supervise its implementation.

The training and supervision of rehabilitation assistants is the responsibility of the Rescue Network and Rehabilitation Officer. Collaboration between the Rehabilitation assistants, in case there is more than one, and their collaboration with the staff is essential for the smooth operation the Rescue Centre.

To be eligible, you need to be over 20 years old, holder of an EU or international car driving license (and at minimum 12 months of holding a driver’s license), fluent in English and ready to spend 6 months at the Rescue Centre. See all the requirements, the description of tasks and the benefits in the link below.

In order to allow for better planning of participation, one must observe the application deadlines below:

Applications for the first half of each year need to be submitted by 15th August at the latest. Exceptionally, for the first half of 2022, the application deadline is the 30th of October 2021.

Applications for the second half of each year need to be submitted by 15th February at the latest


Call for Rehabilitation Assistant Volunteers

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