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Volunteer Abroad in Germany – United Planet – 6 or 12 Months
United Planet's volunteer abroad Quests offer volunteers a unique blend of work, cultural immersion, and fun. Ages 18 and up are invited to enroll. Live in Germany for 6 or 12 months and volunteer with the elderly or disabled, or with children at social projects! Volunteers live with a local host family, participate in cultural activities and excursions, and receive 24/7 support – a true immersion experience that allows you to build relationships that last a lifetime.
Volunteer in Germany Dates: Quests depart in January or August.
Cost:
Varies with duration of your stay. Please visit our website for details.
Contact:
United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.:
800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
Email: quest@unitedplanet.org
Website: www.unitedplanet.org
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Volunteer in Germany with Geovisions Volunteer in Germany with Geovisions Conversation Corps in Germany
Live With a German Family and Teach Them English 15 Hours Each Week.

Volunteer 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in Germany! Weekends are normally free to experience the culture by traveling around Europe.

This is a great program for people who want to experience life in Germany and the German culture in-depth. The program has a focus on cultural exchange and host families are not only excited to learn English but also love to share the characteristics of their country, culture and cuisine.

Dates: Year ‘round
Cost: Please see website for prices.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, CT 06437.
Tel.: 203-453-5838. Toll free 1-877-949-9998.
Email: programs@geovisions.org
Website: www.geovisions.org

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Diverbo’s “Englischhausen” — Discover Germany in an English Conversation Holiday
This program has been described as an inspiring cultural adventure, an enriching personal journey, and a unique, human experience. Each week 15-20 Native English speakers are sponsored to stay in beautiful hotel resorts in different regions of Germany so they can converse with German professionals who want to improve their English. Accommodation, food and drinks are provided in exchange for your conversation. It's a unique and enjoyable experience and the best way to learn about Germany if you don't speak the local lingo.
Volunteering in Germany Dates: 6-day programs Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Cost:
Free / Low-cost.
Contact: Diverbo — more than Englischhausen (Anglo volunteer department), Calle Orense 4, 7th floor, 28020 Madrid, Spain.
Tel.:
(+34) 913 913 400. Fax: (+34) 913 910 112.
Email: volunteers@diverbo.com
Website: www.diverbo.com/en/volunteer-abroad
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Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects (CADIP)
Short-Term Volunteer Projects in France
Participating in an international short term volunteer project (so called Workcamp ) can be an exciting prospect. It is an interesting and meaningful way to travel with purpose and spend 2-3 weeks in a foreign environment. Working and living together with other young people from around the world provides an excellent opportunity to make many new friends, learn about unknown places and culture, gain new skills and experience. Your time, energy, and enthusiasm can make a difference in areas where help is really needed.

Contact: www.cadip.org/volunteer-in-germany.htm

Service Civil International Workcamps SCI US
SCI is an exchange organization that sends volunteers on 2-3 week international work projects and long term 3-12 month opportunities in over 50 countries, including Germany. The $250 application fee covers lodging, meals, and minimal health insurance. SCI promotes voluntary service to impact social, environmental and humanitarian issues.

Visit: www.sci-ivs.org for an application.

Vereinigung Junger Freiwilliger (VJF)
Workcamps held in former East Germany.

Contact: Hans-Otto-Str. 7, 10407 Berlin, Germany; 011-49-30-428 506 03; office@vjf.de, www.vjf.de.

Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Germany! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 30,000 volunteers worldwide and organized more than 850 volunteer projects in North America. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!

Contact: www.vfp.org

WWOOF—Germany (Willing Workers on Organic Farms)
Volunteer openings on organic farms. Membership fee of €22 cash gives access to 150 farms in Germany.

Contact: Postfach 210 259, D-01263, Dresden, Germany; info@wwoof.de, www.wwoof.de.

Volunteer in Germany with United Planet