What volunteer opportunities are available locally?
Plenty of volunteer opportunities with the refugees. Very rewarding. - Oct 3, 2017
There are lots of opportunities available to work with refugees. - Jan 15, 2017
There are number of opportunities open to expats. You can join an organization that does charity work such as the American Women's Organization of Greece (AWOG - http://awogreece.org) or get involved with the Newcomers in Athens organization when they do charity work (http://www.newcomersinathens.com/). Or you can participate in volunteer opportunities through church or an international school.
Caritas runs a soup kitchen in downtown, along with other programs focused on refugees (https://www.facebook.com/CaritasAthensRefugeeProgram/.
Melissa focuses on female migrant issues among others (https://www.facebook.com/Melissanetworkgreece33/)
Help out sea turtles in Greece by volunteering at the center in the south by the beach in Glyfada (http://www.archelon.gr/index_eng.php)
There is a dog shelter that is always looking for volunteers to socialize and play/walk the dogs (www.zofipsy.com) - Dec 20, 2016