Work experience is essential for getting a job. The AFS Volunteer Programme is aimed at young adults who want to gain real-life experience and intercultural knowledge.
This 12-month programme provides you with an opportunity for creating positive social change through volunteering, while improving your personal, educational, and professional skills. Non-formal and formal learning opportunities during the programme enable you to acquire essential competencies to become an Active Global Citizen, thereby improving your employment prospects and facilitating your transition into the labor market.
The various projects within the programme are looking for young, highly motivated team members to play an active part in their organisation and to contribute to the daily work routine of the organisation.
Project Description: Youth Welfare Organization
Within the Young Workers Volunteer Program, AFS Germany offers the possibility to work within a great team supporting youth in their everyday lives. The project is an institution of youth welfare for children and teens who are no longer able to live with their family or who were expelled from school due to a high number of absences, an opportunity to attend school.
The project is located in a small village close to the city of Giessen and Marburg in Hessen, in the middle of Germany. You will support children and teens who dropped out of school, have problems in school, or who have ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in a flexible but structured environment. The project also takes in underage unaccompanied refugees until they are of age for the project. You will living at the project to experience full immersion. Your input is welcome- you can introduce new extra curricular activities and offer workshops for students in accordance with your own interests and skills. The working language is German and it is a 12-month programme.
The team at AFS Germany are looking forward to discussing the programmes with you and can be called on +49 40 399 222 856 between 9am and 3pm.
Alternatively apply now and we’ll call you back.