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Volunteering in Europe with Projects Abroad

As an international volunteer with Projects Abroad in Eastern Europe, you will have the opportunity to rediscover a part of Europe once closed off to visitors from “the West.” You will notice some strong Western European influences, especially in Romania – a former Roman colony.

Volunteer Destinations in Eastern Europe

Romania scenery

Projects Abroad offers a variety of programmes in Eastern Europe and no matter your choice of region or project, you will have an important role to play and your efforts will be greatly appreciated. Choose from opportunities such as teaching football at a youth centre, caring for special needs children, or even taking part in real archaeological research!


Volunteers in Romania live in the historic city of Brasov, capital of Transylvania. A wide range of voluntary placements are available in Teaching, Care, Archaeology and Creative & Performing Arts There's also plenty to see, from painted monasteries, Transylvanian castles and green mountains to vibrant Black Sea beach resorts, Medieval towns and relaxing spas.

More info on volunteering in Romania

Living and Travelling in Eastern Europe

Volunteers in Eastern EuropeWhile you do volunteer work in Eastern Europe, you will also have free time, giving you the opportunity to travel and tour other regions. Whether you want to climb the hills around Brasov or go wine tasting outside of Chisinau, you will experience something new and yet oddly familiar at the same time.

The experience continues from your work to your living accommodations. Everyone on a volunteer placement with Projects Abroad in Eastern Europe has the opportunity to live with a host family. You will find them incredibly welcoming and they will doubtless be eager to find out all about you and your life back home. Take plenty of photos with you and be prepared for lots of questions!

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