... peacing the world together!
Volunteer in Germany
Nature conservation in the Black Forest, building playgrounds or supporting festivals and children's camps - volunteering in Germany is a great opportunity to discover the country together with international volunteers.
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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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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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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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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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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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Practice sustainability
In our volunteering projects we promote sustainability and support its practical implementation in everyday life.
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Workcamps

In a workcamp, young people from all over the world come together to volunteer for a non-profit project for 2 to 3 weeks. Various projects in the fields of nature and environmental protection, construction and renovation, archeology and in the social or artistic area offer a variety of possibilities.

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Long Term Volunteering

We also send volunteers to medium- and long-term voluntary services. These are projects that are not offered as "regular" voluntary services (such as Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr, European Voluntary Service, Internationaler Jugendfreiwilligendienst or weltwärts).

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Trainings

You are looking for further experience in international volunteering? We have places in international trainings, seminars and further education in Germany and abroad every year. In most cases English is the working language and often travel expenses are funded under the ERASMUS + funding program.

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WHAT WE ARE DOING THESE DAYS

We need your experience: What should an online training for group leaders look like?
We need your experience: What should an online training for group leaders look like?
We have been organizing virtual camps and training courses since last spring and want to continue offering them if when it is safer to travel again. Not only in our workcamps, but also in trainings...
Support Our Work With A Workcamp Voucher
Support Our Work With A Workcamp Voucher
Even after a year of the pandemic, it is still difficult to predict what 2021 will look like for IBG. For us as a workcamp organisation, the last year including travel restrictions and contact...
Quality and recognition of youth work and volunteering projects in Europe
Quality and recognition of youth work and volunteering projects in Europe
In our international networks, we organize over 5,000 local volunteering projects every year with more than 40,000 volunteers from all over the world. We want to ensure the sustainability of these...

Our team is working almost entirely from home 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

13. - 16. Mai 2021: Training für Gruppenleitungen | Jugendhaus Fornsbach in Murrhardt
25.-27. Juni 2021: Messenger Weekend | Mühle Bachprinz in Ober-Ramstadt

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