Se buscan voluntarios/as para un castillo-residencia en Alemania

Voluntariado en Alemania con todos los gastos pagados por el programa Erasmus+ de viaje, alojamiento, comida, transporte y dinero bolsillo en un castillo-residencia.

Lugar y fechas

Castle Rieneck is an international education and community centre of the Christian scouts union
 Build as a guest house it is able to host groups throughout the year and offers a various educational programs
 visitors are mainly school classes, church-related groups, seminars and conferences, families, youth organizations, associations and scouts
 it offers accommodation and fare for 134 people at a time as well as a camping ground for up to 100 people

For more information visit:

 located in the middle of Germany in a small and old town called Rieneck (2000 inhabitans)
 you will find the essentials for your every day living within the town
 for extended shopping you might visit Würzburg (1 hour by train) or Frankfurt (2 hours by train)

This opens up the possibility of working with new projects in the summer arrival in August 2018 for 1 year.

You must: possess good knowledge of the German and English language
 … possess a driving license type B
 … be able to concentrate and remember things well
 … ideally have experience in working with youths
 … possess various manual skills
 … enjoy working with children and youths (playing, talking, do handicrafts)


In the program area:
o Working mainly with children and youths who visit the castle
o Run workshops on your own
o Care taking of the materials in the program office and lending game and sport articles
o Support the group leader with planning trips and scouting games

 Cross-departmental tasks:
o Welcoming arriving groups, showing them around the castle and grounds, explaining the rules
o Support the groups in their questions and wishes
o Working in the kiosk, ordering, receiving and selling goods
o Inspection of the rooms and the camping grounds when groups depart
o Taking out the trash from the kitchen and guest areas
o Transport the guest’s luggage with the tractor
 Occasionally, volunteers may also be asked to assist in the kitchen, housekeeping or in the janitorial area

You will learn:

Development of your personality
 Professional experience in various areas that might help to decide a future career
 New friends
 Self-confidence
 Responsibility
 Social skills
 Organizing yourself in a professional environment

Working hours

 38 hours of work per week
 Working on weekends is required (therefore you will get appropriated time off in lieu)
 Working on public holiday is sometimes required
 You will have 24 days of vacation

Accommodation and extras

You will stay within the organization where you will get your own room
 breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided in the castle
 if you’re absent during your days off, the meals will be replaces with an appropriated amount of money

 BahnCard50: will reduce the price of most train ticket in Germany by 50%
 you will be provided with a bicycle from the organization during your stay
 Monthly pocket money of 200 €

Selection of Participants

–  it is important that the applicants know at least a little bit of German .
 Our aim is to enhance the job chances for disadvantaged groups of people. Those who have been long-term unemployed are our target group.
 Participants have to be without job, university enrollment or the like for at least 6 month
 Between 18 and 30 years of age upon arrival
 Mandatory willingness to learn German. It is advisable that applicant has German skills at level A2 on arrival
Organisation Germany asks for a skype interview with participant before application is accepted.
Please inform us about your personal preferences regarding the following projects and fill in `1 ́ for interested and `0 ́for not interested. You will find detailed descriptions of the projects attached.

Selection process

We will study carefully all application and selected candidates will be invite for Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the coming weeks.

For the selection of the volunteers we will need:

CV with picture (made in the last month) with skype name included

Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest to the project and to the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.

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All documents written in english you can send to: with subject “EVS Germany Lage Castle”.

You should also write a short explanation on:

Please describe why you are interested in volunteering in the projects you mentioned. What are your expectations from your volunteer work? What are your goals for the volunteer year?
  • Oriana
    22 abril, 2018 at 11:43 pm

    Hello! I have a question: If my birthday is on 4th September (I will be 18 years old this year), could I still apply for this volunteer?

  • admin
    23 abril, 2018 at 7:24 am

    hola solo te puedes incorporar una vez cumplidos los 18 no teniendo 17

  • Alexis
    5 mayo, 2018 at 7:44 am

    Hola! Desde q edad hasta q edad podes ser voluntario? Me gustaría recibir más información! Gracias!

  • admin
    5 mayo, 2018 at 10:11 am

    hola, el voluntariado es de 18 a 30 años, te esperamos!

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