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Work experience is essential for getting a job. The Young Workers Volunteer Program is aimed at young adults who want to clarify career goals and gain intercultural knowledge.

This 12-months program provides you with an easily accessible opportunity for effecting positive societal change through volunteering, while improving your skills and competences for personal, educational, and professional development. Non-formal and formal learning opportunities during the program will enable you to acquire essential competences for personal growth in order to become an Active Global Citizen, thereby improving your employment prospects and facilitating your transition into the labor market.

The project is looking for a young, highly motivated team member to play an active part in their organization and to contribute to the daily work routine of the project.

Project Description: Youth Hostel Outside a Castle Gate

Within the Young Workers Volunteer Program, AFS Germany offers the possibility to work in one of the biggest institutions of youth hostelling in Germany. The project is located in Lübeck in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany. As a Young Worker you will work in a youth hostel that offers affordable and safe accommodation for individual travellers and travelling groups. A home away from home. The hostel is part of the German Youth Hostel Association, a non-profit association, founded in 1909. The hostels are open to anyone looking for an alternative to hotels – families, backpackers, business travellers, travelling school and youth groups, etc. There are over 500 youth hostels in Germany, making it the largest member of the international youth association Hostelling International. Besides the dormitories, the hostel is prepared to receive large groups and offers a big seminar and meeting room and spaces for recreation activities.

The Project, that is looking for a young, highly motivated team member, is located in a  beautiful city (217.198 inhabitants) in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany. The project is beautifully situated directly at one of the mayor ports of Germany. The City has a unique architechture and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

  • Youth Hostel in Lübeck
  • The project is looking for young adults who want to clarify career goals in the field of tourism, hotel management and hostelling
  • The project is located inthe beautiful city of Lübeck in Schleswig-Holstein
  • Hostel with facilities capable of receiving large groups.
  • Among the guests are also a number of foreign guests.
  • Working language is German
  • 12-months program participation

Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Internships
    • Language
    • Volunteering
  • Location
    • Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Program for an individual or for a group
  • Program highlights
    • You will receive a monthly pocket money of 360 € for lodging and personal expenses
    • Complementary health, liability, and accident insurance
    • 12 months in Germany
    • 25 vacation days
    • 25 training days and additional online training
    • 100 teaching units German and additional online training
    • Certificate of intercultural training
    • Certificate of employment and qualified reference from project
    • Networking activities with international program participants and German AFSers
    • Administrative and personal support for participants before and during the program
    • Young Workers do not need any specific training to participate in the program

What's included in your experience

  • Housing
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Meals
  • Assistance with Application Process
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Continuous Support
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience
  • Individual Contact Person
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Community Service Placement
  • Internship Placement
  • Language Instruction

What you are responsible for

  • Airfare
  • Domestic Transport
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Vaccinations
  • Cultural Tours