If you have just come to the Czech Republic or you have been here for a long time, and now you would like to be a volunteer in a project, there are plenty options that you can see all over the Czech Republic. Experience the Czech Republic with the eye of the local people, and live here more than like a tourist!
Most of the volunteering programs are located in the capital Prague, however, there are also options in the second biggest city of the Czech Republic, Brno. The number of volunteering options is increasing day by day with the participant demands, and the number of volunteer needs is also growing. Let’s see what are the volunteering options in Prague and also in Brno!
Volunteering programs in Prague:
This program is for native English speakers to teach English to foreigners or the local people with conversation and activities. The native English speakers help those people who want to improve their English, and enjoy the free hotel accommodation, food, and drink.
Prague Volunteer option is similar to the Angloville one. English stay program offers volunteer opportunities for English speakers to teach Czechs people English while gaining experience in teaching.
JAHODA is a non-profit organization which supports children and families who need help to live better in Prague. There are clubs for children and teenagers, a family center, a nursery school, and street work.
Inexsda is also one of the NGOs which aims to enable people to help where their help is the most needed and to make the contribution beneficial for the volunteers. Inexsda organizes workcamps to find solutions for ecological problems, also work with elder, youth, and child, besides help community development.
This organization gives an opportunity to make a difference by writing petition letters, take actions online and defend people’s human rights and other activities. For example; monitoring the international press, translating, undertaking research tasks, participating in online communities, raising funds assisting their human rights educations, supporting human resources and accounting programs, and loaning specialist expertise to an area of their work.
The homecoming hospice civic association and its members are experts in the area of medicine and work on improving the quality of care for dying people in the Czech Republic. Volunteers (accepted only if they speak Czech at an intermediate level!) need to attend a one-year-training program to learn how to help in several areas including being in client families, the accompany of bereaved relatives, Late Afternoon Club, as well as organizing cultural, educational and beneficial events.
OPU offers volunteer opportunities to help refugees via organizing events, campaigns, and translations. Moreover, OPU provides the long-term cooperation, legal assistance, psychological intervention, projects elaboration and direct dialogue.
Volunteering programs in Brno:
Ratolest Brno’s goal is to help socially disadvantaged children, young people, and families. The organization provides consultations to people interested in volunteering in social services dedicated to endangered children, seniors, disabled people, or people with mental illness. Ratolest’s volunteers are supported with consultancy, legal assistance, and insurance.
Dobrovolník.cz offers plenty of volunteering opportunities on specific topics. The topics cover culture, environment or human rights providing assistance to homeless people, children, youth, and people with disabilities. Dobrovolník.cz’s platform also gives assistance to the organizations and people to find their own volunteering projects.
On the other side, if you like to have a permanent job in the Czech Republic, instead of volunteering, have a look at our blog to find a job in the Czech Republic, or check the opportunities at Jobspin.cz!