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Voluntary Service in Leipzig: European Solidarity Corps

We are supporting and hosting organisation for the voluntary service „European Solidarity Corps“ (ESC). We have different hosting organisations in Leipzig and offer voluntary places every year.

Our volunteers live in shared flats. Everybody has an own room and share bathroom and kitchen. The flats are full equipped and have internet connection.

During the voluntary service, volunteers get budget for food, transportation and pocket money. It is financed by the EU programme European Solidarity Corps.

E-Mail: application(at)jahr-fuer-europa.de

Skype: evs-leipzig

How to become a volunteer in Leipzig

We are offering young people the opportunity to volunteer in Leipzig, in general for a period of twelve months.

We offer a variety of placements in the social, cultural and educational sector.
If you are interested in taking part in ESC, you should be between 18 and 30, live in an European or partner country and be willing to commit your time, energy and enthusiasm to volunteer for a longer period of time.

To apply, please look into our open places under our host organisations in Leipzig below and complete the application form that you find there. The application deadline for all EVS projects is May 30th 2019.

Our host organisations in Leipzig:

ESC in Media laboratory in Social Culture Centre „Die VILLA“

project dates: September 2019 – August 2020 (12 months).

project topics: one ESC place: media laboratory (work with children and youth within media pedagogical projects, assistance of preparation, process and follow-up of courses and workshops)

volunteer profile: age 18-30 years / language: basic German knowledge is required (A2 / B1) / interest in working with children and youth/ active and interested in social and cultural work / interest in media and media technics

only candidates from countries who do not need Visa

project details: pdf

application: Please complete the online application form that you find here. The application deadline is May 30th, 2019.

ESC – After school care/nursery at Nachbarschaftsschule (one place)

project dates: September 2019 – August 2020 (12 months).

project topics: pedagogy and didactics, afternoon activities with kids (age: 6 to 12 years, eating, singing, dancing, music, games…), creative activities, after school, homework

volunteer profile: interest in working with children/ some practical experience in the work with children is welcome, be openminded and interested in free/progessive/reform pedagogy. A basic knowledge of German is essential. A plus is if the volunteers speak French native because of the bilingual profile.

only candidates from countries who do not need Visa

project details: pdf

application: Please complete the online application form that you find here. The application deadline is May 30th, 2019.

ESC in After School Care Waldorf school

project dates: April 2020 – March 2021 (12 months)

project topics: (alternative) pedagogy, afternoon activities with kids (grades 1-4) like games, creative activities

volunteer profile: age 18-30 years / languages: basic German knowledge is a plus (A1 / A2) / interest in alternative pedagogy / interest in working with children / social and cultural work / some practical experience in the work with children is welcome.

project details: pdf

application: Please complete the online application form that you find here. The application deadline is May 30th, 2019.

ESC in DOK Filmfestival (2 places)

project dates: April 2020 – December 2020 (9 months).

project topics: creativity and culture, ICT – new technologies – digital competences, communication/organisation

volunteer profile: age 18-30 years / languages: basic German knowledge is requested (A2 / B1), good English knowledge / interest in documentary and animated film movies / interest in organisational tasks and like of computer work

project details: pdf

application: Please complete the online application form that you find here. The application deadline is May 30th, 2019.