How to Volunteer in Hungary

So you're thinking about volunteering in Europe? Why not choose Hungary!

This is an up and coming country which is a becoming more and more popular with international volunteers. There are lots of worthwhile projects where you can experience the culture of the country and also make a difference.

For most programs you will need to be aged 16+ and be open to living and working in a new culture. Training will be provided on arrival. If you don'y know any of the language you might like to book a Hungarian language course in Hungary.

If you are looking for a rewarding experience check out of programs and apply to volunteer in Hungary today.


Popular Places to Participate

  • Budapest 
  • Debrecen
  • Miskolc
  • Szeged
  • Pécs
  • Győr
  • Nyíregyháza
  • Kecskemét
  • Székesfehérvár
  • Szombathely

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Community Volunteer Programs in Hungary

In Hungary local organisations provide programs and youth exchanges for local people in community centres and schools. You could be working at a language club where local people of any age can come and practice their language skills, help run/coordiate dance events, help with excursions to local theatres and cinemas, visit kindergartens to help the children with creative activities, help at community events like festivals and marathons and also make visits to elderly people in rural areas of the country.

You will be able to play a role in helping future generations of society by working with youngsters on training, educational and fun activities. There are summer camps during the summer break, group community programs in remote villages and also sports coaching placemets where you can lead lessons in football. This will be a great learning experience! 


Sports Coaching Volunteer Opportunities in Hungary

Football and sports coaching jobs are very popular, this is a great way to help our, gain work experience and also get to play football lots! Children are very keen to learn and play in this country and there are coaching projects located in Budapest where children aged from 6 - 14 attend to improve their skills.  You will need to join for a set time frame usually 2 weeks and over. On all programs you will usually work alongside local people and help 5 days per week and there will be lots of time free where you can take in your new location.


WWOOF in Hungary

Another option is to travel around Hungary and WWOOF - work on farms around the country which offer free board and meals in exchange for voluntary work. You will get to meet interesting local people and also other participants from all over the world, you'll learn a lot especially about organic food, life in the countryside and also ecologically.



Some organisations will require you to be aged 17+ and also be in good health. When participating you will need have a positive attitude and be adaptable to working in groups and be open to new surroundings.


How to Apply

You can apply through our website today,  Accommodation is generally included in all packages and will be located close to your project, sometimes this can be in a shared dormitory style room with other participants or a private room in a guesthouse, hostel or hotel. Sometimes local homestays are available. You might also like to search all of our volunteering programs abroad.


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