Lighthouse Relief

Lighthouse Relief are an onshore emergency relief team on the island of Lesvos

Where is it?

Small fishing Village of Skala Sikaminias, Lesvos.

What will I be doing?

Lighthouse Relief has built an around-the-clock team of emergency response volunteers that respond to all north shore landings. You will be working in shifts spotting for boat arrivals. Once the location of the boat is confirmed, you and the team will respond by providing basic nutrition, water, dry clothing and blankets for the new arrivals.

What impact would I have?

Lesvos has received more than half (53%) of all new arrivals so far in 2018. Lighthouse relief respond to all north shore landings. They provide comfort and a sense of calm to those who have just made a very difficult journey and are under high levels of stress.

Who would I be working with?

You will be working with people of all ages, volunteers, locals and Lighthouse relief team members.

Minimum Age

23 +


Recommended hotels and rental accommodations in Skala Sikamineas / 50 euros per week.

Minimum Time

3 weeks minimum

Extra Costs

Normal living costs (food and spending money)