Enthusiastic and committed volunteers are needed to help sea turtles by participating in ARCHELON's projects in Greece. The projects address a range of sea turtle conservation issues and take place in the following locations:
English is the language used in all the projects. Any knowledge of other languages and useful skills will be appreciated.
A specific number of volunteers with excellent knowledge of the Greek language is needed for the nesting beaches projects.
No particular prior experience or knowledge on sea turtles is required.
Highly skilled returning volunteers may consider applying for a Field leaders post, following a separate application procedure with an early deadline
Volunteer participation fees cover administration and training costs, accident insurance coverage (up to a limit), annual subscription as ARCHELON supporter and in most cases include accommodation costs. Our cancellation and change of date policies are described in the Overview table of all volunteer projects, categories and participation fees which is valid for participation after 1/1/2020.
A unique opportunity to have direct contact with sea turtles as part of an on-going research project to protect them and this distinctive natural environment, and take part in a new research project on nesting activity on beaches in western Greece.
Duration: 15 June – 30 August
Participation fee: €600 (accommodation included)