A photograph of the city of Brasov on a misty day, taken by a volunteer in Europe.

Volunteer in Europe

Immerse yourself in unique local cultures while volunteering in Europe

Sign up for volunteer work in Europe and take part in projects that help to meet the needs of local disadvantaged communities. At the moment, we offer several different volunteer options in Romania.


In Romania, you can support the educational development of children, or organise creative or sporting activities that develop other skills. It is also possible to do expand your skills in the field of medicine, journalism, or archaeology.


Whichever country you choose to volunteer in, our staff are available 24/7 for support. Projects Abroad organise all aspects of your project, so you don’t have to worry about the details. This leaves you free to focus your time and energy on what really matters: making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Projects available in Europe

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Volunteers on the Archaeology in Romania for Teenagers project analyse their findings.
Archaeology Volunteering in Romania for Teenagers

From $4245

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Join a group of teenagers your age and help archaeologists uncover ancient civilisations in Eastern Europe

  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Journalism interns in Romania speak to a local
Journalism Internship in Romania

From $4015

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Gain practical work experience in print and online media and learn directly from local journalists

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 2 weeks
Gain valuable medical work experience in Romania on an internship with Projects Abroad.
Medical Internship in Romania

From $3665

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Gain invaluable medical experience while working alongside knowledgeable nurses and doctors in Romania

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 18 can join
  • From 2 weeks
A dog has his medical check up at a Veterinary Medicine placement in Romania.
Veterinary Medicine Internship in Romania

From $3545

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Gain practical experience by working at a local clinic or shelter and learning directly from a vet

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
An excavation site in which Projects Abroad volunteers carry out archaeology volunteering work in Romania.
Volunteer Archaeology in Romania

From $3545

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Work with experienced archaeologists to preserve cultural sites and uncover ancient history throughout Romania

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
Students listen to a young Teaching volunteer in Romania while an older volunteer prepares for the lesson
Volunteer Teaching in Romania

From $4505

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Travel to Eastern Europe and gain practical teaching experience while helping students improve their English

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 4 weeks
Volunteer and staff with animals in Romania as they work at a local shelter
Volunteer with Animals in Romania

From $3245

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Travel to Eastern Europe and help take care of rescue animals at a dog shelter outside Brasov

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
Female volunteer working with children in Romania at a care centre for her Childcare Project.
Volunteer with Children in Romania

From $3665

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Gain childcare experience and support early childhood development in disadvantaged care centres

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 2 weeks

Can't find what you're looking for?

We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.


Speak to one of our Europe experts on:

1300 132 831

or email:

to start planning your project

Where we are based in Europe

We currently only work in Romania, a country in the eastern part of Europe.


As a volunteer in Eastern Europe, you can discover the rich cultural heritage of the historic city of Brasov, Romania, while supporting local communities. You can help children learn important early childhood skills on a Childcare Project, or teach English at a local school. For those interested in digging into history, our Archaeology Project is a unique opportunity not to be missed!   


Join us as a volunteer in Europe, and support communities in need while becoming part of of ongoing and sustainable development efforts.

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SAFETY AND STAFF SUPPORT

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.


Find out more about safety and backup.