This program is coordinated by the Central Welfare Board of Jews in Germany
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Volunteering in Germany (Cohort 2019/2020) – Overview

  • Starting point: September 2019 or March 2020
  • Places offered for this cohort:
    * Different cities all over Germany
    * Jewish and non-Jewish institutions: Kindergardens, schools, educational centers, elder peoples’ homes, youth centers (Exact details will be provided after application)
  • 6 or 12 months service (please note that some places will only accept volunteers for a full year)
  • Preparatory seminar at beginning of service

Volunteers will be provided with:

  • Pocket money in a sum of 250 €
  • Full coverage of health insurance
  • Full accommodation (Shared flats or private rooms within institution, dependent on placement)
  • Full board (in form of meals or supplementary pocket money, dependent on placement)
  • Mentoring and seminars

Volunteers must take the following expenses into account:

  • Travel costs of flights to Germany and back
  • Supplement to language course in Germany
  • Travel costs of public transportation usually not included

Our Application process is competitive. Thus please keep in mind that confirmation of participaten can only be given after a complete application is sent in and a formal interview has taken place.

Application form DOWNLOAD HERE

Please send the filled in application and a scan of your passport to difdvolunter@zwst.org

  • Online interviews will be individually scheduled after submission of application
  • If participation is confirmed, following documents will be required
    o Health record filled in by doctor
    o Police clearance
    o Documents for visa to Germany (further information will be provided only after confirmation)

PLEASE NOTE THAT FLIGHTS SHOULD ONLY BE PURCHASED AFTER CONFIRMATION OF PROGRAM COORDINATOR AND COMPLETE VISA DOCUMENTS!

Applications close for 

Volunteering from September 2019: Apply until 31. May 2019

Volunteering from March 2020 : Apply until 31. December 2019