How can I apply to volunteer?
If you wish to become a volunteer with RLS-Athens, please see the volunteer page for more information.
Will my expenses be covered by RLS?
All volunteers are expected to bear their own subsistence costs during their time volunteering for the organisation. Those volunteering at RLS-Athens are expected to arrange and fund their own flights to and from Athens.
Will my accommodation be provided in Athens?
RLS-Athens has arranged a flat for volunteer lawyers. We are unfortunately unable to extend the offer to legal support volunteers at present. We suggest www.greecevol.info as a starting point for accommodation resources. We are also happy to put you in touch with other volunteers who may have other leads on accommodation.
How long am I required to volunteer for?
Where will I work?
Do I need to book my shuttle in advance?
Yes, we recommend booking your shuttle as soon as possible to ensure that your spot is reserved.
Where do I meet my Driver at the Airport?
When arriving at the Belize International Airport, you will meet your driver immediately as you exit the arrivals terminal door after you clear customs. This will be outisde the building. As soon as you exit, look for the driver with your name on a clipboard.
Can I be dropped off or picked up at my Hotel or Residence?
Julian Shuttle provides door to door transfer service.
What happen if my flight is delay.
If your flight is delayed or cancelled, we will reschedule your shuttle. If there is a delay of less than 3 hours, the driver will wait if possible.
How can I donate money?
We are grateful for the generosity of our supporters to date, which has helped fund interpreters, project coordination and infrastructure and operational costs of staffing a pro bono clinic in Athens, Greece.
What is Refugee Legal Support?
We are a voluntary organisation comprised of immigration and asylum lawyers with experience in EU asylum and international protection law.
Do you provide legal support outside the clinic?
What if I have a concern to raise?
If you have a concern about an RLS volunteer or contractor or have a safeguarding matter to discuss, please contact us through our 'contact us' page.