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Work experience is essential for getting a job. The Young Workers Volunteer Program is aimed at young adults who want to clarify career goals and gain intercultural knowledge.

This 12-months program provides you with an easily accessible opportunity for effecting positive societal change through volunteering, while improving your skills and competences for personal, educational, and professional development. Non-formal and formal learning opportunities during the program will enable you to acquire essential competences for personal growth in order to become an Active Global Citizen, thereby improving your employment prospects and facilitating your transition into the labor market.

The project is looking for a young, highly motivated team member to play an active part in their organization and to contribute to the daily work routine of the project.

Project Description: International Education Centre Hamburg

Within the Young Workers Volunteer Program, AFS Germany offers the possibility to work in an International Education Centre in Germany. The project is located in Hamburg, Northern Germany. As a Young Worker you will work in a project, that organizes political education projects and international meetings for people who are engaged in the youth welfare sector and social services. The Topics for these meetings are social and educational action in an European immigration society, communication and multilingualism, participation and diversity. It also organizes political trainings, further education and international exchanges in the field of organizing education and social work.

 

  • During the trainings, visitors get accomodated in the project
  • The centre offers 30 beds and 3 seminar rooms for its guests
  • The centre is located in former military barracks which turned into a vivid place of education, arts, culture and craft.
  • Working language is German and English
  • 12-months program participation

Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Internships
    • Language
    • Volunteering
  • Location
  • Program for an individual or for a group
    Individual
  • Program highlights
    • You will receive a monthly pocket money of 600 € for board, lodging and personal expenses
    • Complementary health, liability, and accident insurance
    • 12 months in Germany
    • 24 vacation days
    • 25 training days and additional online training
    • Certificate of intercultural training
    • Certificate of employment and qualified reference from project
    • Networking activities with international program participants and German AFSers
    • Administrative and personal support for participants before and during the program
    • Young Workers do not need any specific training to participate in the program

What's included in your experience

  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Assistance with Application Process
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Continuous Support
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience
  • Individual Contact Person
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Community Service Placement
  • Internship Placement
  • Language Instruction

What you are responsible for

  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Airfare
  • Domestic Transport
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Vaccinations
  • Cultural Tours