Lighthouse Relief would not be able to do its work without volunteers. We require a commitment of at least three weeks for our mainland camps. Those unable to come for this period can consider volunteering in Lesvos. In addition, we are seeking longer-term volunteers for the following positions.

LONG-TERM POSITIONS:

Applicants for these positions must commit to a minimum period of two months. Lighthouse Relief offers a stipend and support for accommodation. We are currently seeking a:

  • Regional coordinator
  • IYCF supervisor
  • Gender-based violence protection officer
  • Child protection officer

See all position announcements.


Mainland GREECE

Volunteers for our camp operations in Ritsona and Katsikas camps must commit to a minimum period of three weeks, be over 23 years old, and possess one of the following skills:

  • Arabic, Kurdish, Farsi, Dari or Greek
  • Child protection
  • Gender-based violence protection
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Midwifery
  • General medicine
  • Nursing
  • Social work
  • Infant feeding
  • Construction
  • Communications

Lesvos

Volunteers who cannot commit to the minimum period may apply to help in Lesvos. Desirable skills include:

  • Experience as a medic
  • Search and rescue
  • First aid

They should be prepared to:

  • Support the ECO Relief project by retrieving discarded dinghies, life jackets and other debris
  • Have an affinity for nature, environmental protection, climbing, hiking and lifting
  • Have an interest or experience in skippering, sailing and sea navigation
  • Maintain the camp, care for equipment

For more information, please see our page on ECO Relief.