Inwärts-Programm

Inwards - One Year as a Volunteer in Germany

Information about the "Inwards"-Volunteer Program

Berlin Mission invites young people from our partner churches to work as volunteers in parishes or other institutions of the Evangelical Church in Berlin-Brandenburg and Silesian Upper Lusatia.

Duration:

Either for 12 month, starting 1st of April, or 10 month, starting 1st of September.


Possible tasks:

•    supporting the open church team
•    supporting in services, youth groups and special season events
•    helping out with the children’s singing club and parents’ café
•    assistance in kindergarden groups or protestant schools
•    starting your own group, based on your talents and experience


Our expectations:

  • aged between 18 and 28 years
  • successful school graduation
  • experience as a (volunteer) church worker or a member of the youth league
  • fluently English speaking and having an idea of the German (or related) language
  • openness for a different environment and flexibility concerning the different tasks
  • ability to work independently


Our offers:

  • weekly working schedule of 38 hours
  • monthly pocket money and a monthly ticket for Public Transport will be provided
  • seminar participation, together with other international volunteers
  • a language class in Berlin
  • private room with a host family of the parish or equivalent situation
  • independent mentor for the volunteer in case of uncertainties or crisis


Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details:
Volunteer Service of Berlin Mission, freiwilligenprogramm @ bmw.ekbo.de

Contact person

Erdmute Scheufele
Tel +49 (0)30 · 2 43 44 - 172
e.scheufele @ bmw.ekbo.de