Projects Abroad volunteers taking part in a city tour during their visit to Romania.

Volunteering in Romania

Support disadvantaged communities while experiencing life in Transylvania

Great news! Projects in Romania are available from June 2022.

Volunteer in Romania with Projects Abroad and get the chance to live and work in Transylvania while supporting local communities.You’ll stay with a local host family, giving you firsthand insight into the culture, and plenty of delicious home-cooked food.


You can help archaeologists protect cultural heritages at excavation sites, support early childhood development at a kindergarten, or improve your writing skills at a magazine. There are several options to choose from, so you’re bound to find a project that matches your interests.


When you’re not working, explore Romania and experience life in Transylvania. Visit grand palaces in Brasov, or follow a trail of ancient myths and stories by visiting Dracula’s Castle. Throughout your experience of doing volunteer work in Romania, Projects Abroad staff will be there to provide 24/7 support if you need it.

Projects available in Romania

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Female volunteer working with children in Romania at a care centre for her Childcare Project.
Volunteer with Children in Romania
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  • Price: £1,520 for 1 week
  • Extra Weeks: £220
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Minimum Duration: 1 week
  • Age: 16 or over
Students listen to a young Teaching volunteer in Romania while an older volunteer prepares for the lesson
Volunteer Teaching in Romania
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  • Price: £2,180 for 4 weeks
  • Extra Weeks: £220
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Minimum Duration: 4 weeks
  • Age: 16 or over
Journalism interns in Romania speak to a local
Journalism Internship in Romania
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  • Price: £1,645 for 1 week
  • Extra Weeks: £245
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Minimum Duration: 1 week
  • Age: 16 or over
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Can't find what you're looking for?

We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.

Speak to one of our Romania experts on:

01273 007 230


to start planning your project

Where we are based in Romania


Our Romania volunteer opportunities and the Projects Abroad Romania offices are based in Brasov.

Located in central Romania, this historic town is surrounded by lush greenery, and the rolling hills and peaks of the Carpathian Mountains. Home to spectacular gothic and medieval architecture and historical sites, Brasov is also located near a ski resort and several castles.

Make the most of living with a local host family, share traditions and stories, and we encourage you to try some of the delicious traditional food they cook. Eat foods like sarmale (meat, rice, and herbs wrapped in cabbage) and plăcinte cu brânză dulce (fried dough filled with sweet cheese and sprinkled with powdered sugar).

If you're doing our Archaeology Project, you'll be based in Alba Lulia, not Brasov. 

Airport pickup, flights and visas

When you arrive at your respective airport, a member of Projects Abroad staff will be there to meet you. You can find more detailed information on arrival airports, orientation, and visas on our Romania Arrival Procedures page.

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Safety and staff support

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.

Find out more about safety and backup.

This placement is fully researched, safety audited, and risk assessed in accordance with the British Standard BS8848 for the Adventure Travel Sector.

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