Become A Volunteer


DEKAMER is located at one of the most beautiful beach in the world. Dalyan-Iztuzu Beach is one of the most important loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtle nesting habitat in Turkey. You can volunteer at DEKAMER all year long and help protect sea turtles. As a volunteer, you can help us in treatment process of injured turtles. You can also join us in breeding season to protect sea turtle nests and collect scientific data.

If you are over 18 years old, physically fit and a good team player, please read detailed information given below and fill the application form.

Handbook and training manual for volunteers

For more information by our volunteers


Accommodation is provided in the form of a container containing 4 bunk beds, sleeping 8, there are separate containers for men and women. During the summer project, in addition to the containers there are a number of 4 man tents put up on site.


Volunteers are asked to contribute a sum which covers your accommodation and food. Volunteering fee is 200€ per month.

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