Please note that Offene Arme cannot provide any document to enable your stay- we can only accept applicants who do not require a visa or residence permit to stay in Greece.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Call for volunteers! 

Offene Arme is seeking two amazing volunteers for the month of August!

As a volunteer, you’ll play a vital role in our organization’s mission, working alongside a dedicated team to support our projects and mission. 

We’re offering FREE accommodation for the month of August. 

No matter your background or skills, we welcome enthusiastic individuals ready to make a positive change.

If you are interested, send us a message at We can’t wait to hear from you! 

Offene Arme Distribution Warehouse Coordinator (OADW Coordinator)

Location: Vagia 122, Kampos 82100, Chios, Greece

Prerequisite: Need to be a EU Visa holder for the full length of your stay

Purpose: The OADW Coordinator will work closely with the Field Coordinator and take responsibility for the management of the free shop, other distributions, the warehouse supplies, and for the management of volunteers and the maintenance of a safe environment for all users of the building and surrounding outdoor area. 

Please find the full job description and how to apply here.

General volunteers

Our current projects include:

– Working in our free shop serving refugees and asylum seekers in Chios;

– Undergoing distributions of necessary items outside of Vial camp;

– Sorting donations at the warehouse and sending supplies to other organisations;

The situation on Chios is constantly changing, so our projects may be slightly different when you come to volunteer.

Regarding volunteers, we request:

– Fluency in english;

– Flexibility to help wherever is needed;

– Ability to work in teams and ensure a safe and comfortable working space.

To apply, please fill out our volunteer application form.