European Refugee Crisis – Serve With Us

Required: Volunteers with strong nerves, flexibility, the ability to recognize needs and act

Do you have what it takes?

OM teams are working directly with refugees at some of the points of entry and transit in Greece and Serbia. Your help could make a difference.

If this is you, don’t delay. Check out the options below and contact us now. (*conditions apply)

Operation Mobilisation in Greece and Serbia is spearheading relief efforts assisting Syrians and other refugees fleeing conflicts.

As the key entry point to Europe, Greece is receiving a massive influx of refugees from war-torn Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan in the worst refugee crisis since World War II.


  • ...Supports refugees who have just made the dangerous sea crossing in unsafe boats from Turkey to Greece
  • ...Meets fleeing Syrians and others with God’s love
  • ...Provides basic necessitates, like water, food, family packs on arrival
  • ...Coordinates humanitarian assistance with OM Europe operations and other humanitarian groups supplying badly needed aid
  • ...Assists church feeding programmes for arriving refugees
  • ...Seeks to increase feeding programme capacity to provide more practical aid
Can't find one that suits? There may be other opportunities not listed here. Phone us on 09 928 0802 or e-mail on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we can look into it for you.

Sorry! We don’t have any upcoming Short Term opportunities for people from New Zealand. But don’t let that put you off — talk to someone at your local OM office. We’re passionate about mission!


Please see the FAQ section for more detail.

Ready to apply?

NZ Residents can download and fill in our application form now!
People from other countries please contact your local OM office


All prices for short-term trips outside of New Zealand are listed in $NZ. Airfares and travel insurance extra.