A Greenpeace volunteer helps to survey protected forest in the Amazon. A member of our cyberactivist community, he responded to a call for highly skilled volunteers at the Action Forum. ©Greenpeace/Manuel Pinto

There is a lot to be done when protecting the planet for future generations and help is always welcome.

Greenpeace International is based in Amsterdam and we have volunteering opportunities from time to time for those who are interested in helping us out in the office and, occasionally, in the field.

In order to volunteer at the Greenpeace International office in Amsterdam, you must be in possession of an EU passport or valid Dutch Working permit. 

The availability of volunteering opportunity at the office varies depending on ongoing projects. So please email us if you are interested and available - don't just grab a train/bike and ride up to the front door.

If you meet the above conditions and would like to volunteer at our office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands you need to send an email to , with a copy of your resume, letting us know which department you would like to volunteer for and when you would be available.

If you don't live in the Netherlands and would like to volunteer, you need to contact your local Greenpeace Office and enquire there as to what opportunities that office may have for you. You can find contact information for all of our offices world-wide at:


You can also take action with us by signing up as a cyberactivist. We'll send you information about what you can do to help win campaigns for the environment.

Please also check our Jobs page to see if you are interested in any of the available paid positions.

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Greenpeace activists are arrested by French

Image | 16 May, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by French police for blocking an entrance of Sete Harbour to prevent the importation of contentious timber from the tropical rain-forests in Western Africa. Greenpeace is currently campaigning to protect the...

A Greenpeace inspection team from the Greenpeace

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 1:00

A Greenpeace inspection team from the Greenpeace flagship SV Rainbow Warrior mark contentious timber imported from tropical rainforests in Western Africa. Greenpeace is campaigning to protect the world's remaining ancient forests.

French actress Marion Cotillard volunteers

Image | 14 May, 2003 at 1:00

French actress Marion Cotillard volunteers to have her home tested for toxic chemicals.

Bloody timber off the market

Feature story | 7 May, 2003 at 0:00

While many people know diamonds are not best friends with regional stability in West Africa, the timber industry quietly stepped in to support arms trafficking in Liberia both logistically and financially. But after two years of intense...

Twelve Greenpeace activists onboard several

Image | 2 May, 2003 at 1:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists onboard several inflatables climbed onto the stern of the 'Finnhawk' to unfold a banner reading 'Ancient Forest Yesterday - Paper Today - Stop it'

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