Greece

Children Friendly Space Volunteer - LHI Refugee Center

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Looking to volunteer with refugees abroad?

Lifting Hands International is looking for volunteers to join our team in Serres, Northern Greece, as soon as possible!

We operate a community center for refugees in Serres, a small city about an hour away from Thessaloniki. We work with a population of 1000+ refugees at the local camps, providing regular aid distributions and a range of psychosocial support programs. Our community center includes an Education Centre, a Children Friendly Space, a Female Friendly Space, and a Distribution Programme.

We are looking for volunteers to start as soon as possible that are able to:

  • work with children aged 2 - 6 and 7-12
  • organise developmental, playful and artistic activities
  • help with our other activities, such as warehouse, child friendly space, etc...
  • commit to at least one month
  • work 30-35 hours a week
  • previous experience is highly valued
  • Ideal for child-focused students/graduates, educators, teachers, day care...

Additional information:

  • we offer housing at our volunteer’s apartment in the centre of Serres for 5 euros per night;

  • the minimum age for applying is 19 years old;

  • we cannot provide assistance with visa applications or cover any related expenses.

How to apply

To apply, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/1AvRSkfL4gtNgLsF6.

For more information on the project please email our Director of Human Resources at volunteers@liftinghandsinternational.org.

You can also find out more about Lifting Hands International by visiting our website (www.liftinghandsinternational.org) or Instagram feed (@liftinghandsinternational).

Thank you very much and we look forward to your application!