Volunteering for the 2018 Study Season

We are in the process of finalizing plans for our 2018 study season, but would like to keep the 

volunteer form open Please note that possible positions available are tentative and subject to change. 

We are looking for volunteers to assist our Project from June 11-July 27, 2018.  

It may not be necessary to be there the entire time.

If you are interested in joining our team, please check our possible positions below and fill out the volunteer

 application at the bottom of the page. And if you have any questions, please contact Kapua Iao.


Funding may not be available through the Project.

Note that all personnel for the Gournia Excavation Project must be able to work the hours and tasks required, 

including going into the field or helping wherever needed, if asked.  We expect all personnel to conduct themselves in a 

responsible & professional manner at all times, whether working at INSTAP, relaxing in Pacheia Ammos, or taking 

a trip.  Your behavior is a reflection on the Project and all archaeologists/visitors to the island. 

We reserve the right to ask you to leave if you do not live up to these basic obligations.  


Tentative positions available:

  • Stoa helper - helping to track, retrieve, setup & properly store bulk ceramics & lithics, ensuring that none of the many bags get separated from their deposits; aiding pottery sorting & Registration as needed; requires organizational skills, heavy lifting & being on your feet for most of the day
  • Registration assistant - supporting and assisting Registration staff with cataloguing ceramics, object & file storage & other miscellaneous tasks in Registration; attention to detail necessary
  • Database assistant - working on the GEP Microsoft Access databases, focusing attention on finalizing, editing & cleaning up the locus database & plaster database, including compressing & uploading images, entry editing, spelling & consistency checks, ensuring paper & electronic files are filed correctly & miscellaneous database tasks as needed; requires knowledge of & past experience with Microsoft Access as well as a working laptop with Access


GEP 2018 Volunteer Application

Position(s) you are interested in

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