niemcyBona Fides Association and Jugendwerk der AWO Württemberg are looking for a volunteer to join the Diversity project in Stuttgart, Germany. To apply please fill the application form (No CV and motivation letter is needed) and send it to the following emails:,, and Please, write in the title ”EVS in Jugendwerk der AWO Württemberg, Stuttgart”.

  • Location: Stuttgart, Germany
  • Deadline: 24/06/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Mobility period: 01/10/2019 – 30/09/2020


Jugendwerk der AWO Württemberg (JW) is a nonprofit NGO with the focus on non-formal education, intercultural projects, youth camps and projects for children and young people (Target groups from 7 to 30 years). The objective is to support young people in their process of personal development and education, to improve social, educational, (inter)cultural and other skills and competences. The main activities of the JW are seminars in non-formal education, youth travel, international youth work (youth exchange, support measures and international volunteering), and then coordination of local projects and groups.


The volunteer will participate in:

  • the intercultural learning project “Active Culture”: we meet up every second Thursday for an intercultural evening or for a trip somewhere else in Stuttgart or the surrounding area;
  • writing and creating an intercultural mobile application for Stuttgart and surrounding;
  • different seminars in the weekends (pedagogical and first aid course).  After attending the seminars, she/he will be prepared for leading the camps in the summer and winter holidays;
  • organizing and supporting youth camps;
  • organizing and supporting seminars;
  • international and intercultural learning projects together with our international volunteer working group.

The volunteer will also:

  • be responsible to work closely with refugees. Every week a group of volunteer, together with the EVS volunteer, visit different refugee homes where they make different kind of small projects for and with children (aged 6-12);
  • Support the Jugendwerk Team in the office. Almost every day the volunteer will help in the office: answering emails, driving somewhere, going shopping, being responsible for the equipment what we use for the camps, seminars and other events;
  • Collect and create information/material about mobility in Europe for European youngsters. (The volunteer will also participate in our informal meetings about our international youth work);
  • Create posters/flyers/banners, be responsible for updating our homepage, for Instagram account of the organization etc;
  • Depending on the interests and abilities of the volunteer, she/he will have the opportunity to develop a project by herself/himself.



The volunteer should have a driving license (driving on a regular basis is required!) and be available for the whole duration of the project.

Also there are some things could make the daily life and work easier for the volunteer:

  • basics in English and/or German would be very helpful;
  • basic computer knowledge could also be quite helpful;
  • applicants should like office work, like writing emails, creating flyers for events, helping with sending letters and like being responsible for materials and stuff for seminars and camps etc;
  • the volunteer should be interested and maybe also have first experiences in working with children and youth. He/she should also be willing to work in a team;
  • additionally, she/he 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.