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General information & Requirements

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Important to know:

  1. English is the language used in all the projects.
  2. Anyone over 18 years of age can participate, subject to requirements.
  3. Volunteer participation fees cover accommodation costs, administration and training costs, accident insurance coverage (up to a limit).
  4. There are cancellation and change of date policies applied.
  5. Internships for many academic fields can be arranged for all projects.
  6. A specific number of Greek speaking volunteers is needed for the nesting beach projects.
  7. Experienced people may consider volunteering for a Field leaders’ post.
  8. Short term family volunteering opportunities are in place.
  9. Short term group volunteering opportunities are in place.
  10. There is a policy applied in relation to personal data protection.
  11. We are determined to keep the projects free of COVID-19. See how.
  12. We will respond to your application within 10 days.

Our projects 

The Sea Turtle Rescue Centre

The Sea Turtle Rescue Centre

Join the Sea Turtle Rescue Centre. Get a close up interaction with these amazing creatures and help them to rehabilitate and return back to the sea.

Duration: All year round
Participation fee: from €475 (accommodation included)

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Zakynthos Island

Zakynthos

Protect the most important nesting area of the loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtle in the Mediterranean.

Duration:  8 May-15 October
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included) 

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PELOPONNESE - Bay of Kyparissia

The Peloponnese - Kyparissia

Protect the nesting activity of the loggerhead sea turtle by joining ARCHELON’s sea turtle conservation program in Kyparissia.

Duration:  8 May – 30 September
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included)

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PELOPONNESE - Lakonikos Bay

The Peloponnese - Lakonikos

BECOME A VOLUNTEER and save the sea turtles in the beautiful beaches at Lakonikos bay.

Duration:  26 May – 30 September
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included)

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PELOPONNESE - Koroni

The Peloponnese – Koroni

Protect the nesting activity of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) on the beaches of Koroni, in the southwestern Peloponnese.

Duration:  02 June – 25 September
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included)

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CRETE - Rethymno

Crete - Rethymno

Protect the nesting activity of the loggerhead sea turtle by joining ARCHELON’s sea turtle conservation program in Rethymno.

Duration:  8 May - 10 October
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included) 

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CRETE - Chania

Crete – Chania

Protect the nesting activity of the loggerhead sea turtle by joining ARCHELON’s sea turtle conservation program in Chania.

Duration:  11 May-30 September
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included) 

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CRETE - Bay of Messara

Crete - Messara

Protect the nesting activity of the loggerhead sea turtle and its habitat in the bay of Messara, southern Crete, by joining ARCHELON’s sea turtle conservation program.

Duration:  2 June – 25 September
Participation fee: from €370 (accommodation included) 

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Amvrakikos Bay

Amvrakikos (NOT AVAILABLE YET FOR 2021)

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)

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Special categories & other opportunities 

Field leaders

Greek speakers

Part-time Rescue Centre volunteer

Family volunteers

Groups

Internships & Research opportunities

 

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