Fields of Activity within the Federal Voluntary Service
The ijgd organises the Federal Voluntary Service in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Mecklenburg Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein; in North Rhine-Westphalia as a voluntary social year, in Saxony-Anhalt as “equal voluntary services” (Paritätische Freiwilligendienste) for the „PARITÄTISCHE Wohlfahrtsverband“. Volunteers work in facilities that are oriented towards public services or social welfare work.
Facilities where a Federal Voluntary Service can be done
Volunteers can work in various working fields such as in nursing, support, housekeeping, building services, garden maintenance and landscape conservation, care, in the pedagogical and cultural sector. Deployment sites vary from one federal state to the next.