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: Protection Station at the North Sea
Within the Young Workers Volunteer Program, AFS Germany offers the possibility to work at a station that protects the wildlife of the sea and its environment in Germany. The project is located in Sylt in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany. As a Young Worker you will be working in a project committed to protecting the Wadden Sea to preserve it for future generations despite climate change, rising sea levels and intensive use. You will experience a wide range of nature experience events all year round: Wadden Sea walks, bird tours, beach and dune excursions or sea animal fishing trips. The protection station also participates in various scientific observation programs: Censuses of resting and breeding birds, tidal flat bottom animals, monitoring of marine mammals and observations of beach pollution
- Get to know and experience the Wadden Sea and coast topics
- Learn about the conservation and care of natural areas and their population
- Take part in a working team of committed people
- Work surrounded by a beautiful natural and maritime atmosphere
- Working language is German and English
- 12-months program participation