Coalition for Work with Psychotrauma and Peace

Vukovar, Croatia, Europe
The CWWPP seeks to strengthen civil society by empowering people to overcome the trauma of war and other social and natural disturbances and to become active participants in society and by assisting one another.

Volunteering Activities

Web Work
Refugee Support

What We Need

We need volunteers to carry out administration and fundraising and also to work on our online course and our website. If the person is willing to learn the language and the culture, we also need volunteers to teach people to be "barefoot therapists" and to do psychological work. At present, we cannot give any monetary support. However, once funds are found, that might be possible. We need people to stay for at least a year.

When & Who

When available.
Yes, we require a minimum of 12 Months
The minimum volunteer time is one year. There is no maximum. We emphasize that this is no place for a holiday and that we do not wish volunteers here for that purpose. Further, all onsite volunteers MUST be able to get a Croatian visa.
Individuals, Retirees

What we Provide

Types: Guesthouse
Types: Variety
Laundry Service
Hospital Transport

Our Fees

$160 daily

If a volunteer stays for 90 days or more, the amount of the contribution will be negotiated, depending on the income of the volunteer and the usefulness of his or her possible services to the CWWPP. An additional factor will be where the volunteer intends to work and what s/he intends to do in the future

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Contact Person

Charles David Tauber, M.D.
M. Drzica 12, Vukovar 32000, Vukovar, Croatia.
88% response rate , 28 hour(s) response time.

Other Ways to Help

At least one auto. Computer software and hardware.

Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people

We work with war victims of all ethnicities and with people on the move, that is, asylum seekers. The volunteer would support us in all our activities, including household duties, administration, fundraising, etc. which we all take on.

All volunteers MUST be able to obtain a Croatian visa without us guaranteeing their costs or must deposit the possible additional costs, as specified by the Croatian government, with us, which we will return when they leave. We will find accommodation for the volunteer. Accommodation and meals up to HRK 200 (about € 25) per day are included in the daily fee. All further transportation is the responsibility of the volunteer, except when it is in the service of the organization. The volunteer is responsible for obtaining the required visas. All volunteers must be in good health and have health insurance, also with repatriation costs if required. We do not allow intoxication of any sort, that is, alcohol or drugs. There is no smoking permitted on the premises. We can give limited education. We warn volunteers that we are an intensive organization and that this is no place for a holiday. We are working with the lives of people and take that seriously. We expect the person to learn Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian and the cultures here, as well as the cultures of the people on the move.


We are a serious organization and work very hard with the victims of war and with asylum seekers and refugees. We give education to those wishing to be "barefoot therapists"/peer supporters. The education that we give is onsite and online. We also do a small amount of onsite and online counseling. We are in the process of writing self-paced online courses. We are very willing to work with other organizations.