Our Volunteers

Building on the national medical expertise of Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe, Johanniters international assistance concentrates on providing basic medical care to people living in disaster areas and particular disadvantaged region of the world. At the moment Johanniter are active in more than 20 countries worldwide.

Exercise of Volunteers in Celle/Germany in 2016

Johanniter Disaster Relief International disaster relief entails providing quick help for victims and survivors of disasters – for the most part natural disasters such as earthquakes, storms, or floods. Johanniter international disaster relief includes assessing the damage and providing medical care for the affected population, as well as tents, food, and drinking water for the homeless. Team missions are time-bound, and usually last approximately 1-4 weeks.

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteers for Disaster Relief operations at Home and Abroad

Johanniter International Assistance has identified several important positions necessary for providing professional disaster relief. We are currently working with volunteers from the following areas:

At Home:

  • Human Resources Centre Staff
  • Logistics Centre Staff
  • Aftercare Staff


  • Assessment Team Member
  • Medical Emergency Rescue Team Member (MERT)
  • Logistician in the Airport Logistics Team
  • Health Supervisor
  • Rescue Dog Handler

Your contact person Annette Schmelzeisen

Lützowstr. 94
10785 Berlin