The Volunteer Experience

To volunteer in Gerakas, Zakynthos with Earth, Sea & Sky Global is to have a fantastic trip abroad to a beautiful location whilst contributing to the protection of an endangered species. You will enjoy a holiday of a lifetime and feel rewarded by your efforts at the same time.

A group of volunteers assist with the excavations of turtle hatchling nests

Volunteer Highlights

  • Gain experience combining sustainable tourism and conservation issues

Volunteers teach tourists about the importance of tourist protection

  • Learn about the basic care and maintenance of aquatic, marine and reptilian animals at our Rescue Centre

Volunteers learn many new skills

  • Enjoy the thrill of seeing the Loggerhead Caretta caretta sea turtles and hatchlings in their natural environment

Volunteers see the turtles in a way that does not frighten or alarm them

  • Catch a glimpse of the very shy and extremely endangered Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) and other Marine Life in the Greek sea

Dolphins are often spotted swimming in the Ionian Sea around Zakynthos

  • Make a great first step towards your career in practical conservation

Get your hands on the conservation work, quite literally!

  • Make a lasting one-off contribution to the preservation of endangered species

Gain valuable experience and make a difference during your volunteer time in Zakynthos, Greece

  • Experience Greek culture and island charm first hand during your stay in Gerakas, Zante

During your time as a volunteer, you can walk down to the church at St.Nicholas, the neighbouring beach and village

  • Stay in traditional Greek Island style accomodation with the other volunteers where you can cook together and socialise in a close unit

Stay in charming Greek cottages amidst beautiful olive groves

  • Explore the picturesque island of Zakynthos with the possibility to enjoy eco-friendly island tours

The Blue Caves in the north of the island are a must to visit for any volunteers in Zakynthos

  • Time off every day to relax and unwind during your volunteer post in Greece

Volunteers in Zante have time to enjoy themselves aswell!

We facilitate fun evening bbqs to ensure volunteers enjoy their stay in Zakynthos

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Earth, Sea & Sky Global

We aim to raise awareness of Marine Life plights in Zakynthos, particularly the endangered Caretta Caretta Turtle. If you are interested in our Volunteer Programme please send us an email or give us a call, we are in Zakynthos throughout the year so please drop by the Turtle Rescue Centre to browse our turtle information and fundraising efforts.