A Drop in the Ocean is present in the island of Lesvos, Samos and in Northern Greece and the Athens area. We work directly inside the refugee camps, run by Greek authorities. Our main work tasks are to distribute food, clothes and non-food items. We are also involved in planning and organizing different activities for children and adults in the camps. Furthermore, we assist in teaching English as well as provide material and logistical support for bilingual education.
Our volunteers participate in distribution, warehouse duties and in organising activities for the residents in and around different camps. Volunteers work long hours, both inside and outside of the camps. When volunteering, you are expected to contribute in a positive manner and accept different kind of tasks that are given to you by our local coordinators. We are completely dependent on volunteer assistance, and all volunteers must fully commit to the team they have been assigned to.