IBG has been organizing workcamps since 1965 to promote international solidarity, friendship and understanding. #peacingtheworldtogether!
Let's take action for climate protection!
Climate protection will continue to be a focus of our work in 2023. Under the motto "Let's take action for climate protection", we are committed to climate protection and conserving nature in many camps and at events.
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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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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

Online info session: Leading International Workcamps
Online info session: Leading International Workcamps
How to lead an international Workcamp with IBG in 2023... Do you like working in groups and have you perhaps already taken part in one or more work camps? So why not lead an international workcamp...
Video on international workcamps in nature and climate protection
Video on international workcamps in nature and climate protection
Implement environmental protection projects with international work campsUnder the motto "Let's take action for climate protection - tackle forests and moors", we have been significantly expanding...
Training Program 'Kompetenz International'
Training Program 'Kompetenz International'
The application phase for our multi-month training program 'Kompetenz International' is open! Can you now apply for the annual training series until the end of January. Within the framework of...

EVENTS TO COME

23. Februar | Infosession: "Internationale Workcamps leiten" | online
16.-21. Mai | "Group Leading in Environmental Projects" | Kell am See (bei Trier)
08.-11. Juni | "Gruppenleitung in internationalen Camps" | Fornsbach (Murrhart)
06.-08. Oktober | IBG Volunteers' Weekend | Heidelberg
01.-03. Dezember | IBG Projektwerkstatt 2023 | Winterbach

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