25 occurrence(s) found.

  14. February 2016

Working with children in Greece (official recommendations)

Assembled by the Child Protection Sub-Working Group (CPSWG): NGOs, UN agencies and other partners on Lesvos....

work tips: general | General
  10. February 2016

Unicef ethical photography guidelines

Short answer: respect....

work tips: general | General
  10. February 2016

Life Vest Upcycling

Collected wisdom and ideas...

work tips: general | donations | General
  10. February 2016

Basic principles of crowd management


work tips: general | General
  10. February 2016

UNHCR Lesvos newsletter

Sign up to receive weekly email with arrivals data, weekly meeting minutes, contact lists, and more. Anyone can sign up--don't be put off by the questions about what organization you're with. (But ...

work tips: general | data | *Lesvos basics* | Greece: Lesvos
  25. March 2016

Best distribution practices

How to safely and effectively distribute food, clothes, etc. Developed for Idomeni but applies anywhere....

work tips: general | General
  10. February 2016

10 Tips for Individuals Volunteering in a Refugee Camp

Blog post by Gillian Seely...

work tips: general | work tips: self-care | General
  19. February 2016

Boat landing protocol

Developed by Stichting Bootvluchteling and UNHCR -- the best procedure for calm and safety....

work tips: general | work tips: medical | Greece: Lesvos | Greece: Islands except Lesvos
  1. June 2018

Team Up 2 Teach: Education Collaboration Platform

Team Up 2 Teach has created a beta version of their education collaboration platform idea to test out in Athens and beyond through August.  The idea is to encourage teachers and NGOs providing...

communication tools | work tips: general | other recommended websites | Greece: Central (Athens area) | Greece: West | Greece: Islands except Lesvos | Greece: Lesvos | Greece: North and East
  7. September 2021

Community Spirit: How to Integrate as a New Local Business

For any business, big or small, it’s important to integrate with your local community. Doing so is essential for building new partnerships, establishing a customer base, and ensuring your wor...

ideas & suggestions | news | work tips: general | **get started** | announcements | General
  13. February 2016

General work principles

Best practices. Every volunteer should read these. Links to the main Lesvos info doc....

work tips: general | General
  11. June 2016

information for Athens (Google folder)

Compiled documents for Athens volunteers provided by the Athens Volunteers Information and Coordination Group Pl...

work tips: general | *Athens basics* | Greece: Central (Athens area)
  11. June 2016

Conflict De-escalation

How to calm down a volatile situation, how to soothe angry people. Compiled documents provided by the Athens Volunteers Information and Coordination Group

work tips: general | General
  16. June 2016

Info Guide for Volunteers in Katsika Ioannina

This main document provides all the basic info for volunteering at Katsika....

work tips: general | *Katsika Ioannina basics* | Greece: West
  20. June 2016

NGO registration

To register your organization in Greece, go to this website and select "Sign up for organizations."  Questions? Email

work tips: general | Greece: North and East
  22. June 2016

Tips for Buying Aid for Refugees in Athens

collected by Anastasia Shepherd For a list of all shopping pins in Athens (dynamic, on this site), see, then click 'show results on map' to create a Google Map....

work tips: general | donations | *Athens basics* | Greece: Central (Athens area)
  28. June 2016

Packing list

In the Lesvos volunteer doc, a detailed packing list (some items are just for winter)....

work tips: general | General
  6. August 2016

Providing Housing for Refugees -- guidelines

Compiled documents for Athens volunteers provided by the Athens Volunteers Information and Coordination Group

work tips: general | donations | General
  19. October 2016

Safeguarding children / how to get a criminal background check

Compiled by Sumita Shah. Instructions for (highly recommended) procedure of getting official clearance to work with children....

work tips: general | **get started** | General
  31. October 2016

Teaching / education resources (courtesy No Border School)

Google Drive of materials for teaching English and German, courtesy of No Border School. Includes Farsi-English and Arabic-English materials....

work tips: general | refugee info: general | General
  11. December 2016

Boat Report - Lesvos

FB page where Lesvos boat arrivals are posted. (May not be totally complete.)...

work tips: general | media | Greece: Lesvos
  19. January 2017

Thessaloniki - Polikastro or nearby Camps

If you need regular transportation from Thessaloniki city center/ to nearby camps, safe and quick by car, just drop me line. - Can host 1-3 people for car. Only for fuel cost :) whatsupp/vi...

work tips: general | *Northern Greece basics* | Greece: North and East
  14. March 2017

Refugee Center Online: Free course for volunteering with refugees

5-unit, 2-hour free online course that covers basic communication skills, legal details, etc. (Not yet tested; posting link for info purposes only.)...

work tips: general | General
  15. March 2017

Sphere Handbook

The official guidelines used by big NGOs -- it specifies things like how many toilets per number of people, etc. Independent volunteers don't need to know all of this, but it can help you with...

work tips: general | General
  21. July 2017

Europa -- "guidebook" for refugees (also useful for volunteers)

Download ebook (.epub file) in Arabic, French, Farsi or English, to view in ebook apps on phones. Or download full PDF version with all four languages. Practical info on various countries (...

work tips: general | refugee info: general | General

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