IBG has been organizing workcamps since 1965 to promote international solidarity, friendship and understanding. #peacingtheworldtogether!
Our annual theme 2022
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Volunteer in Germany
Volunteer in nature conservation in national parks, build playgrounds in small communities or support non-commercial festivals and children's camps - a workcamp in Germany is a great opportunity to (re-)discover Germany together with international volunteers.
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Coronavirus / Covid-19: Info regarding workcamps in Germany
You are going to participate in a workcamp in Germany, but are wondering whether and how the spread of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 may affect your travel planning? We have summarized the most important information for you here ...
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Celebrating 100 Years
Have you ever wondered when international workcamps started? The idea goes back to the engineer and pacifist Pierre Cérésole, who organized the very first international project with volunteers from France, Switzerland, England and Germany in 1920 just outside Verdun.
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Equal rights. Equal opportunites.
Our workcamps are open for all, regardless of origin, gender, sexual identity, cultural and social background, economic position, education, religion and beliefs, physical and health conditions, and/or other restrictions.
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Access for All
Participation in our volunteering projects should be open to any young person. We are therefore committed to overcoming obstacles and making access to international workcamps as easy as possible.
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Practice sustainability
In our volunteering projects we promote sustainability and support its practical implementation in everyday life.
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Be part of the change - join a virtual camp!
Environmental projects, sport and health, communication or artistic / creative ideas. There are numerous ways you can volunteer from home and get to know volunteers from around the world in online projects.
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Our volunteers' experience
You would like to know what other volunteers have experienced in voluntary work projects in Germany and abroad? Here you can find reviews of different work camps.
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In a workcamp, young people from all over the world come together to volunteer for a non-profit project for 2 to 3 weeks.


Long Term Volunteering & ESC

We also send volunteers to Volunteering Teams offered by the European Solidarity Corps, as well as medium and long-term volunteer services abroad.



Every year we have places available in international training courses and seminars in Germany and abroad. Travel expenses are often funded under the ERASMUS+ program.



Conference "International Workcamps: Impulse and development for municipalities and young people"
We have postponed the conference planned for December 2020 to November 2021. International workcamps and volunteering teams are more than just looking across the border and finally using the foreign...
Workcamp in Finland: Embrace the Darkness
Workcamp in Finland: Embrace the Darkness
Volunteer in a European Volunteering Team at a traditional autumn festival in Finland Are you interested in nature and outdoor activities, cooking and sustainability? Would you like to get to know...
Volunteer in Barcelona
Volunteer in Barcelona
10 months with the European Solidarity Corps in Catalonia Our friends of the Catalan workcamp organization COCAT are looking for 3 volunteers who want to support their team through a voluntary...

Our team is working from home a lot at the moment. Therefore, you may not always be able to reach us by phone. Just send us an email with your question or your request and your telephone number - we will be happy to call you back.


24.-26. September: Volunteers' Weekend | Bildungsstätte Alte Schule in Neu Anspach
19. November: Fachtag "Internationale Workcamps" | Stuttgart