Germany (3)

The Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. was founded in 1952. Its core competences cover rescue, transport and medical services, first aid training, social services, home care and youth work. It holds a state mandate for disaster preparedness and also has a department for international assistance providing humanitarian aid to people in 20 countries all over the world. Its 16 850 employees are assisted by over 33 000 volunteers.

Berlin marathon

Project

Provision of first aid and medical cover for participants and the general public at the Berlin Marathon, one of the biggest running events in Europe.

The Volunteer

The volunteer will provide first aid to runners and visitors. He/she will be part of a team at a medical point.

Where?

Berlin, Germany.

When?

28 - 29 September 2019.

Who can apply?

All St John volunteers.

Languages: German or English.

Other important information

Arrival Friday afternoon; departure Sunday after 4pm.

First aid education of around 60 hours required.

Accommodation and meals are provided.

It is possible to bring partners/family.

Contact

If you are interested, please contact the JOIN Office here.

Ambulance services in Allgäu (Bavaria)

Project

The Johanniter regional association of Allgäu is located in the very south of German, close to the Austrian and the Swiss borders. Around 250 employees and 500 volunteers are providing different  social services to the population. The region of Allgäu stretches from the prealpine lands up to the Alps and is notable for its beautiful landscapes.

The Volunteer

The volunteer will participate in the ambulance service. St John volunteers will learn about ambulance services in a rural and mountainous area.

Where?

Region of Allgäu, Bavaria, Germany.

When?

In the course of 2019, to be agreed.

Who can apply?

Every St John volunteers aged over 18.

Languages: English or German.

Other important information

Accommodation (in the town of Kempten or in the town of Memmingen) und lunch will be provided.

Contact

If you are interested, please contact Mr Markus Adler

and put the JOIN Office in copy

Active senior citizens of Siegburg

Project

Offering assistance to elderly and handicapped people is the aim of the group 'Active Senior Citizens of Siegburg', a city in central Germany. Transportation, regular visits to isolated or lonely people, computer lessons, advisory service, Nordic Walking courses and repair service are provided free of charge. These services are also available for senior with low income. For details, please refer to our video on youtube.

The Volunteer

The volunteer is invited to participate in one or another activities. 

Where?

Siegburg, Germany.

When?

The project continues throughout the year 2019. Please feel free to join us for one or two weeks.

Who can apply?

No qualification or other skills required.

Minimum age: 20 years

Languages: German or English.

Other important information

Private accommodation (host family) provided with seperate room for the volunteer. Accommodation is free of charge. Food is included and free of charge.

Contact

If you are interested, please contact Ms Eike Hundhausen

and put the JOIN Office in copy