What’s in it for you?

  • Work as a volunteer for 6 to 12 months
  • Receive free room and board
  • Get a small stipend in addition
  • Gain valuable experience abroad

Main hiring season August / SeptemberTerms of Assignment Hiring throughout

  • Full-time work
  • 38.5 – 40 hrs / week
  • Generous vacation days (26 days per 12 months)


  • Pre-arranged positions
  • Accommodation
  • Food or money for food
  • Monthly stipend from 165 Euros
  • Health insurance
  • Position related liability insurance
  • Workers comp
  • 5 weeks of free seminars

All benefits will be detailed in the volunteer agreement


  • Gain highly sought after international experience
  • Boost your resume for university or job applications
  • Increase your chances in a competitive job market
  • Enhanced German skills
  • Prove social engagement
  • Work on your educational or professional plans
  • Gain greater maturity
  • Earn academic credit toward internship requirements (if applicable)
  • Receive a Certificate of Participation

Amity Institute’s Service

  • Assistance with the application
  • Placement assistance
  • Assistance with assignment choice
  • Assistance with visa / work permit application
  • Advice and supervision with the assignment
  • Support with visa and work permit procedures
  • Support with entry travel information
  • Cultural information
  • Ongoing support with a contact person knowledgeable with language and culture
  • Pre-departure travel information
  • Suggestions for inexpensive and interesting travels in Europe
  • Access to group travel and accident insurance on request
  • Networking with other volunteers while abroad

Our Partners in Germany

  • Are publicly renowned institutions
  • Are sponsored by and follow German Government ministries
  • Are mainly non-profit organizations

Fields of Activity

Volunteer opportunities include working

  • In medical support
  • With the elderly
  • As support for the handicapped
  • In social services
  • With children
  • In education
  • In environmental activities

In order to be considered for a volunteer position, please submit your application nowwith your fields of activity choices clearly marked.

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