Volunteer in Bosnia and Herzegovina

View information about working as a volunteer in Bosnia and search local NGO's and charities which offer placements in international participants. There are short and long term placements which can be joined in places like Sarajevo and rural locations where you can help the environment and communities.


Volunteer Programs in Bosnia

Volunteer Bosnia

Guide to Volunteering in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia is one of the most up and coming places to volunteer in Europe, this is a beautiful country still relatively untouched by tourists. You will get a really authentic experience volunteering here.



Location of Projects

Projects can be joined throughout the country in places like:

  • Sarajevo
  • Banja Luka
  • Zenica
  • Tuzla
  • Mostar
  • Bihać
  • Bugojno
  • Brčko
  • Bijeljina
  • Prijedor



Volunteer Programs Bosnia

Types of Programs

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Sports
  • Geography
  • Languages



At a Glance

  • Duration: 2 weeks+
  • Requirements: age 17+
  • Working hours: Shift work, Monday to Friday, 6 hours per day
  • Project availability: All year round



How to Apply

You can apply independently to charities, NGO's and local organisations. You can also apply through an international sending agency which will provide you with a safe and structured experience.  

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Food: 3 meals per day
  • Airport pick up 
  • Training: Pre-departure pack and project induction provided
  • Support: 24 hour support from on-site coordinator

What is not included

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Visas
  • Police/Government Background Check; US and UK citizens will be processed through Kaya (admin fee applies) all other nationalities must provide local police check.




If you have ever been to volunteer in Bosnia and would like to share your experience get in touch with us.



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