Volunteer in Czech Republic
The Czech Republic is one of the most visited destinations in Europe, most people visit for a weekend but you can spend a longer time here by volunteering. You will get to experience a new country and culture whilst being able to give back and help communities, the environment and wildlife. Projects are located throughout the country in places like Prague and rural areas.
Volunteer Work in the Czech Republic
Find structured programs and also free and low cost volunteer opportunities in the Czech Republic.
A Guide to Volunteering in the Czech Republic
Experience the sounds and sights of The Czech Republic on a volunteer program - by participating you will get to do far more than your average tourist. by living and working alongside local people. Usually you will work in groups with other international participants assisting local staff at community programs, conservation and eco-tourism projects. Summer programs are really popular and you will need to register your interest early for this period as spaces can fill up quick. Plan a break with a difference and volunteer in the Czech Republic.
How You Can Help
Volunteers are needed to help group charity projects with animals, at parks, community centres and in agriculture/farming. Tasks can involve caring for abandoned cats and dogs at an animal shelter, working with disadvantaged and elderly people, helping at charity shops or joining group building and constructing programs. Sometimes you might work outdoors in parks and gardens in Prague keeping this city looking pretty. There are also medical and healthcare projects which are a great way to gain hands on work experience. You will also get lots of free time to relax and go sightseeing.
Location of Projects
Most programs are located in the capital - Prague and also in the countryside including:
- Ceske Budejovice
- Hradec Kralove
- Usti nad Labem
You will get a real feel for the country and people when you go to work in rural areas of the country. The Czech Republic might not be as an exotic country compared to others but this will be a unique experience and one which you won't forget in a hurry. You will get lots of free time to discover this country, sample local food and nightlife. You might also like to view all of our Europe volunteer programs.
How to Apply
Some organisations offer structured packages where you will need to pay a joining fee, this includes placements, orientation, airport pick-up, in-country coordinator, meals, accommodation and support. If you apply independently you will have to pay for food and accommodation separately. Finding paid volunteer jobs in the Czech Republic can be difficult, one option is to become a language assistance and teach English. The cost of living is also very cheap compared to other destinations on the continent, in central Prague you are likely to pay more than in other countries. If you need any help arranging a volunteer placement in the Czech Republic please get in touch.
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- Eligibility: You will usualle need to be aged 18+. No previous experience is needed for most unskilled programs but you will need lots of enthusiasm and energy.
- Accommodation: This is usually provided and you will stay in a shared room with other participants, this can be in a guesthouse or apartment. You will find all the normal amendments.
- What to Expect: The amount of time you work really depends on what you do, usually you will volunteer for around 4-6 hours per day and then have two days off per week.
- Start Dates: This destination is great if you are looking for a short term program, most people stay for around 2 weeks but longer options can be arranged. Book in advance to secure a place through our website today.
Czech Republic Volunteer Reviews
If you have ever volunteered in the Czech Republic and would like to add a review, write about your experience or share any recommendations please contact us.
"The people were extremely friendly and welcoming, the food was fantastic, the work social as well as beneficial to the environment. An allround brilliant experience that I would definitely do again" - James Cogle joined an environmental project in the Czech Republic with Concordia
"Fantastic. One of the best, and certainly one of the most memorable two weeks of my life." - Joe, UK
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