IBG has been organizing workcamps since 1965 to promote international solidarity, friendship and understanding. #peacingtheworldtogether!
Let's take action for climate protection!
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Travel grants for sustainable travel
If you decide to travel to your workcamp abroad by bus, train, bike or on foot, we will be happy to reimburse part of your travel expenses.
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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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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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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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Become a group leader
You like working in groups and maybe you have already participated in one or more workcamps? Take the next step and become a group leader for an international work camp in Germany!
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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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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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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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Workcamps

Volunteer in an international workcamp with young people from all over the world. For 2 to 3 weeks you will work voluntarily on a non-profit project.

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Long Term Volunteering & ESC

Spend several months abroad: We send volunteers to Volunteering Teams and longer projects offered by the European Solidarity Corps, as well as medium and long-term volunteer services abroad.

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Trainings

Learn to lead international groups or educate yourself on a specific topic. Every year we organize seminars for (future) group leaders and send volunteers to international training courses abroad.

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WHAT IS ON OUR MIND THESE DAYS

In these workcamps you can help protect bees
In these workcamps you can help protect bees
Rural Ahead: Participatory video project with young people from Hungary, Germany and France
Rural Ahead: Participatory video project with young people from Hungary, Germany and France
Being young in a rural region: I, we, where I live and my dreams! Intercultural exchange and video workshops with young people from Hungary, Germany and France The central element of this...
IBG Podcast: Episode 3
IBG Podcast: Episode 3
The third episode of the IBG Podcast is online! Clara, who supports us as a volunteer through the European Solidarity Corps, interviews international volunteers and camp leaders from international...

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.

EVENTS TO COME

01.-07. Juni | Training "Developing Social Inclusion Through European Volunteering" | Athen, Griechenland
08.-16. Juni | Training "Europe à Table (EAT)" | Serre Chevalier, Frankreich
14. - 19. Juni | Training for Group Leaders in Environmental Projects | Jugendbildungswerkstatt Kell am See (bei Trier)
01. - 03. Juli | IBG Messenger Weekend | Ziegelhausen (bei Heidelberg)
30. September - 03. Oktober | IBG Volunteers' Weekend | Neunkirchen

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