10. November 2022

Voluntary service at SPORTUNION in Austria (12 months)

Volunteer through the European Solidarity Corps at SPORTUNION in Vienna

SPORTUNION is an Austrian national sports-for-all umbrella organization with more than 670,000 members in more than 4,400 sports clubs in Austria. The association wants to enable everyone to have access to and be involved in sports and health-promoting activities.

SPORTUNION believes in conveying ethical values ​​and tolerance through sporting and cultural activities. Values ​​such as fair play, intercultural understanding, the moral tenor of ethical correctness in sport, teamwork and personal development through sport are central themes. From 03/01/2023 to 02/28/2024 the association is looking for a volunteer to support the headquarters directly in the city center of Vienna.

Your tasks

As a volunteer, you will mainly work in the SPORTUNION headquarters and will be involved in the following areas and activities:

  •     60% administrative tasks (e.g. working with database, website etc.)

  •     30% event management (e.g. planning and implementation in the field of youth sports)

  •     10% practical work (e.g. participation in training courses, sporting events, etc.)

Working days are from Monday to Thursday, but can be changed if necessary. You work about 30 hours a week.

Your profile

You should be between 18 and 30 years old. SPORTUNION is looking for open-minded and motivated people who want to work in the organizational area of ​​sport.

The working language is mainly German. Basic knowledge of English is an advantage. No language skills are required before starting. During the project you will be invited to a German course. A general interest in sports would be great.


Participation in the European Solidarity Corps is free. You will receive free board and lodging throughout your voluntary service. In addition, you will receive a small allowance for personal expenses throughout the duration of the project, including your vacation days.

Apply now

Would you like to spend a year with SPORTUNION in Vienna? Simply fill out the "Application Form Melange" and send it along with your CV and a letter of motivation to our colleagues at Grenzlos: bewerbung@melange.at

Lukas is at your disposal for all questions about ESC voluntary services and the application:

Send an email: outgoing@ibg-workcamps.org