Volunteer with JW Organization in Stuttgart, Germany for one year

Jugendwerk der AWO Württemberg JW is a non-profit NGO with the focus on non-formal education for young people, located in Stuttgart, Germany. JW is searching for Volunteers who can stay for 12 months with them. According to the ESC rules, the volunteer will get free accommodation, pocket and food money, german course and insurance.

Volunteer with "JW" NGO in Stuttgart, Germany for one year


The main objective of the JW is to support young people in their process of personal development and education besides school and university to improve social, educational, (inter)cultural and other skills and competences. The main principles are to improve tolerance, solidarity, self-determination and democracy in the society.

The main activities of the JW are seminars in non-formal education, youth travel, international youth work and coordination of local projects and groups. The target groups are children and youth from the age of 7 to 30 years, with an interest in youth from the age of 18 to 27 years. The organization trains and educates many volunteers and motivates them to take responsibility as a multiplier in training and organizing others. Projects. The organization is led by a volunteer committee between the ages of 18 and 27 and there are nine paid employees.

Project Location

 Olgastr. 71, Stuttgart, Germany

Your tasks during volunteering

The volunteer will participate in the intercultural learning project “Active Culture” .

- The volunteer will be responsible to work closely with refugees and with migrants in different kind of projects: theater, gardening, zero waste trainings, video projects, podcast, etc.

- The volunteer will participate in different seminars in the weekends. After attending the seminars you will be prepared for leading the camps in the summer and winter holidays.

- Taking part in organizing and supporting youth camps: At the end of your project the volunteer will take part in a youth camp. you should help in preparation, realization and evaluation of the youth camp and work together with other youngsters.

Finance and Benefits

- Accommodation will be organized by host organization.

- You will live in a student dormitory, where you will have your own room.

- You will share kitchen and bathroom with 3- 4 international students.

- You will receive a monthly allowance.

- You will cook for yourself.

- German course and insurance.


A total of 12 months from 1/10/2021 to 30/9/2022

Residents in these counties can apply

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lativa, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, UK, Albania, Belarus, Serbia, Ukraine, Russian Federation, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, SyriaIsrael, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


- Age between 18 : 30 years

- Should like office work like writing emails, creating flyers for events and helping with sending letters.

 - Like being responsible for materials and stuff for seminars and camps.

Basic computer knowledge could also be quite helpful.

Volunteers also need a DRIVING License for cars.

- The volunteer should have interest in intercultural work and motivation for intercultural projects.

She/he should also be open-minded, showing her/his own initiative, hard-working and open for new experiences and show flexibility, since we will for sure have new projects during the 12 months.

- Basics in English or German would be very helpful.

How to apply?

Apply only via this Application form


Application deadline is 9/5/2021

For further details check the official website of the opportunity from here

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