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The Young Workers Volunteer Program is aimed at young adults who want to clarify career goals and gain intercultural knowledge. People that want to grow personally and gain work experience.

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.

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

Project Description: Benediktushof Maria Veen

As a Young worker, you will work in the Benediktushof Maria Veen organization, which provides courses and facilities for people with one or more disabilities of all kinds. The organization offers vocational training and work activitities, for example in a workshop, and different residential options for children, youths and adults. Benediktushof Maria Veen is located near Münster in the Region of North Rhine-Westphalia and welcomes 600 residents.

As a Young worker, you will be placed in one of the youth groups. This group embraces 10 children and teenagers of all genders, ages and degree of disability.

  • Assisted living and work for people with disabilities in Münsterland in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Working language is German
  • 12-months program participation




Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Internships
    • Language
    • Teaching
    • Volunteering
  • Location
    • Reken, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Program for an individual or for a group
  • Program highlights
    • You will receive 600€ of montlhy pocket money
    • Complementary health, liability, and accident insurance
    • 12 months in Germany
    • 30 vacation days
    • 25 seminar days
    • Certificate of intercultural training
    • Certificate of employment and qualified reference from project
    • Administrative and personal support for participants before and during the program
    • Young Workers do not need any specific training to participate in the program
    • A bicycle is available

What's included in your experience

  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • 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

What you are responsible for

  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Airfare
  • Domestic Transport
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Vaccinations
  • Cultural Tours
  • Language Instruction