Location: Augsburg, Germany

Project name: Volunteer position in the department of “Migration and Foreign Aid”

Hosting organization: Caritasverband für die Diözese Augsburg e. V.

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: “Caritas für die Diözese Augsburg e. V.” (Caritas Augsburg) is a non-profit and welfare organisation and belongs to the German Caritas Association. Augsburg is located in the South of Bavaria (South of Germany). We provide different services, e.g. counseling services, day care institutions or different housing services for people who are in need. For more than 30 years Caritas Augsburg has been a professional provider for services in the field of migration and integration. We coordinate different services and volunteer projects that support the social integration of migrants and refugees. This will be the place for a ESC volunteer to join, implement and create activities for migrants and refugees. Your tasks are: – assisting in the central counseling services for migrants and refugees – assisting in administrative matters – assisting in the counseling services in shelters for refugees – assisting in group activities for migrants, e.g. language training, integration measures

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 01/01/2021 to 31/01/2022 (1 year)

Deadline: No application deadline

How to apply? – Please get registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link)

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have account on European Youth Portal, please watch our instruction videos from this Link

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

– youth hostel “Kolpinghaus Augsburg” near to the “Caritasverband für die Diözese Augsburg e. V.” – single room and use of the shared kitchen-cum-living room – including partial catering – WLAN – use of the in-house leisure areas – both, accomodation and the volunteer location, are in the City of Augsburg with short distances to each other and social infrastructure – the public transportation system in Augsburg and Bavaria is of good quality

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

You should… – be open minded to people of different cultures – be interested in the German way of life, structures and contextes – love to communicate with people – like to help people in need and work with them directly – be able to speak, read and write in English (at least B1); preferable you have German language skills too, any other language skills are beneficial