Welcome to the ReVi Family!

Thank you for your interest in joining us in Izmir.

We're a group of Syrian, Turkish and international volunteers with the goal to help the refugees with sustainable job opportunities and solutions. We're currently working with families in Izmir (Turkey) who plan to stay in Turkey.

We started our activities in January 2016 and as the situation changes, so does our focus and the kind of activities that we do.

We work with these families in the long-term, so it's important that they know our group. That's why we ask that all volunteers commit to a minimum of one week volunteering with ReVi.

If you do live in Izmir, you're welcome to join us part-time.

We have had volunteers from all over the world. And everyone is welcome to join us. You don't necessaily need to have any particular skills, just the willingness to help. Arabic or Turkish language skills isn't necessary, but always helpful.

If you're planning to do a fundraising online using ReVi's name, it's important that you talk to us first! Please send an email to Felipe.

We DO NOT allow photos or interviews with the families. Please respect that. No journalists, no filmmakers, no researchers, etc. are allowed to join our family visits.

We ask that all volunteers respect that and be vigilant of other people trying to do it. This will hurt the trust of the families and everything that we're trying to do here. It's very important.

If you're a journalist and would like to interview us, please feel free to send us an email.

Make sure you're following our activities on Facebook!

ReVi FB Page

A snapshot of everything that we do. We post one picture every day of one of our activities on that day.

ReVi FB Group

That's where we communicate about our plans and more details about our activities.

ReVi FB Info Point Group

Where volunteers can share ideas and questions to other volunteers.

ReVi Incubator for Humanitarian Ideas

Besides our usual activities with the families and the ReVi Schools, we're looking for entrepreneurs and volunteers with ideas and a variety of skills to join our coworking environment to think, develop, market and sell ideas that will make a direct impact to the families that we help.

We're looking for tangible ideas that can provide an additional income to the families immediately.

What's acceptable...

  • Workshop for children or adults
  • Product designs, workshop, branding, marketing
  • Create businesses to hire our families
  • Assist families to establish their own small businesses

What's NOT acceptable...

  • Research, data gathering, interviews.
  • Documentary, video or photography (of people.)
  • Database/list of resources available/needed.
  • Political or religious outreach/activism.

If you have any of these skills or experience, join us: handcraft skills, web development, marketing, sales, project management, writing, photography (for products only), videography (for products only), graphic design, social media expertise...

Ready to join us? The first step is to send us your application. Click on the button below to continue.

What happens next? (1) Somebody will get back to you via email within 48hrs. (2) You sign up and join one of our new volunteers meeting.

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