Hestia's Volunteer Application
Hello and thank you for applying to volunteer with Hestia Hellas!

Hestia Hellas works with teams of highly driven volunteers in our various operations in Athens Greece. Opportunities for engagement vary based on programming needs.

We are excited to have you come to volunteer with us. Before you get started, here is some information on requirements and how to apply.

HOW TO APPLY
The selection process for volunteering for Hestia Hellas takes into account each applicant’s skillset and specific program needs. Applying to volunteer does not guarantee that there will be an available opportunity to volunteer.

Please note that all applicants MUST be 18 years of age at the time of their application and MUST commit to a minimum of 3 weeks. We can only process your application up to 3 months prior to your expected date of arrival. Please refrain from contacting members of our recruitment team with unsolicited queries. Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

What the application process looks like
1. Fill in our online form.
2. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview and receive further information volunteering.


At this time Hestia Hellas is unable to provide financial support to our volunteers. Hestia Hellas will provide documentation of volunteering, program specific training, skill development, and resources for accommodation.

We thank you for applying to volunteer with us and look forward to hosting you!

Personal Information
Full name (given name, surname) *
Email address? *
Phone number? (provide country code) *
Country of origin? *
Current country you are living in *
Date of Birth. You must be at least 18 to volunteer with Hestia. *
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Sex *
Emergency contact (name/relation/phone number) *
What languages do you know? (1 basic to 5 fluent). *
English is mandatory to volunteer with Hestia Hellas.
Volunteering Information
Which volunteer position(s) are you interested in? *
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Volunteer start date *
Please note, holidays are not permitted whilst volunteering with Hestia Hellas. Please plan accordingly. Volunteer orientation is held on Mondays.
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Volunteer end date *
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Do you have previous volunteer experiences? If yes, please specify.
As a volunteer, which traits do you view as important in this area of work. *
Hestia Hellas works with a diverse culture of vulnerable populations, who may suffer different levels and forms of trauma. It is important that all our staff and volunteers understand and are sensitive to working with traumatized and vulnerable populations from different cultures and are conscious of how to interact in these settings. This requires certain personality traits.
Why do you wish to volunteer with Hestia Hellas? *
Child-Friendly Space Volunteer Questions
The following questions are ONLY for individuals who are interested in volunteering in Hestia's Child Friendly Space. If you are interested in other positions please SKIP this section and go to those program sections.
What, if any, child protection training, safeguarding, child psychology, social work, or other certification courses or trainings related to children have you completed?
How long have you been working with children and what age range?
Have you worked with children with disabilities, trauma, behavioral problems, etc? Please explain.
Livelihoods Program Volunteer Questions
The following questions are ONLY for individuals who are interested in volunteering in Hestia's Livelihoods Program. If you are interested in other positions please SKIP this section and go to those program sections.
Which Livelihoods project would you be interested in volunteering with?
Why are you interested in the position(s) selected above?
Do you have experience teaching adults? If so, in what areas?
HR and Admin Support
The following questions are ONLY for individuals who are interested in volunteering for HR and Admin Support. If you are interested in other positions please SKIP this section and go to those program sections.
Do you have experience in project/program management? If so please specify.
What aspects of HR or administrative work do you have the most experience in?
Closing Questions
If you have any relevant certifications or trainings that you have not yet provided, please provide them here. Such as, first aid, CPR, previous program specific trainings, etc. *
Please bear in mind we will request proof of completion of any trainings and certifications you provide us.
Please upload a copy of your CV text here. *
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Please read of the Volunteer Code of Conduct. By entering your full name, you are agreeing to the terms of the document. *
How did you hear about Hestia Hellas? *
Thank you for completing our application! An automatic email will be sent to the email you provided with a copy of your responses and next steps.
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