Volunteer opportunities

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Workcamps

1 - 3 Weeks

Abroad / Switzerland

+ 16-18 years

Workcamps in Switzerland

*is continuously updated 

[31.05 – 11.06 2022] Mountain Paths and Pastures (Maloja GR)

[12 – 26.06 2022] Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp (Davos GR)

[03 – 16.07 2022] Ecole d’Humanité spirit & renovation work (Hasliberg BE) 

[09 – 23.07 2022] Holiday camp for asylum-seeking children (Haute-Nendaz VS)

[09 – 16.07 2022] Mountain hut renovation works in Doro (Chironico TI)

[11 – 16.07 2022] Umwelt- und Sozialeinsatz auf der Alpe Loasa (Bruzella TI) 

[13 – 20.07 2022] Old Mill Mini Music Festival (Schangnau BE)

[16 – 30.07 2022] Holiday camp for asylum-seeking children (Haute-Nendaz VS)

[17 – 30.07 2022] Chestnut forest & alpine agriculture (Vezio TI)

[17 – 30.07 2022] Chestnut forest preservation in Misox (Soazza GR)

[17 – 29.07 2022] Intercultural Building Project (Zürich ZH)

[29.07 – 12.08 2022] Local non-profit music festival “Hors Tribu” in Môtiers (Val-de-Travers NE)

[30.07 – 09.08 2022] Music Openair Support (Cavaglia GR)

[31.07 – 13.08 2022] Pro Terra Engiadina (Sent GR)

[01 – 13.08 2022] Art Camp (Langendorf SO)

[07 – 20.08 2022] Ecole d’Humanité spirit & renovation work (Hasliberg BE) 

[07 – 20.08 2022] Nature Parc Ela – Reconstruction of dry stone walls (Savognin GR)

[15 – 25.08 2022] Wikipedia for Peace & Media Responsibility (St. Imier BE)

[15 – 28.08 2022] Maintain vitality of Alpine biodiversity (Villars-sur-Ollon VD)

[28.08 – 10.09 2022] Gipsgrueb Community & Organic Garden (Ehrendingen AG)

[11 – 25.09 2022] Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp (Davos GR)

Long-Term-Volunteering (LTV)

In a long-term assignment, you as a volunteer will make a large contribution to a charitable project in AsiaAfricaLatin AmericaUKSpainNorth America. The duration is 1 – 12 months. You will immerse yourself in a different culture and acquire new skills that will enrich you personally and that will also help you when you return to Switzerland. From 18 years old.

 

There are some free places for short- and long-term projects in Cambodia. Find your project here.

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European Voluntary Service (EVS)

6 - 12 months

Europa

between 17 - 30 years

free of cost

*I live in Switzerland and I would like to do EVS abroad:

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Catalonia (Spain)

Avets Community

Attention and support of adult persons with intellectual disabilities

1 volunteer for 12 months ASAP 

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Bulgaria

Green School Village

Organic farm, local community, biodiversity, local youth, elderly people

1 volunteer for 6 months (01.05.2022 – 31.10.2022)

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Iceland

SEEDS

Digital & Communication assistant, Placement of volunteers, Camp Leader

1 volunteer for 12 months (01.09.2022 – 31.08.2023)

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*I live abroad and I would like to do EVS in Switzerland:

ASYLUM CENTER IN VALAIS, SWITZERLAND

Unaccompanied minors, young adults in precarious situations

1 volunteer for 12 months (01.05.2022 – 31.04.2023) [or by arrangement]

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VEREIN NATURKULTUR, SWITZERLAND

Working with shepherds in the mountains, at the ski resort, in the office, working with disabled adults…

2 volunteer for 12 months (01.08.2022 – 31.07.2023)

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SCI SWITZERLAND, SWITZERLAND

Placement of short-term volunteers in Workcamps in Switzerland and abroad

1 volunteer for 12 months (01.05.2022 – 31.04.2023) [or by arrangement]

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ZIRKUS LOLLYPOPP, SWITZERLAND

Encourage young people to develop their own youth culture

1 volunteer for 4/5 months (19.04.2022 – 30.08.2022)  [or by arrangement]

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AFS INTERCULTURAL PROGRAMS, SWITZ.

Supporting the application processes of sending and hosting participants

1 volunteer for 12 months (01.05.2022 – 30.04.2023) [or by arrangement]

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Eastwards

1 - 12 months

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia or Ukraine

From the age of 18

At present, volunteer placements in Russia and Ukraine are only possible to a limited extent

Upcoming Training courses

Peaceweek on Migration and Climate Emergency in Barcelona

Methods against war

1 – 6 June 2022

Mitrovica, Kosovo

We are looking for 2 participants (people living in Switzerland) for the second edition of the Youth Act! International Forum that will take place in Barcelona from 13 to 17 June 2022.

II Youth Act! International Forum

13 – 17 June 2022

Barcelona, Spain

We are looking for 2 participants (people living in Switzerland) for the second edition of the Youth Act! International Forum that will take place in Barcelona from 13 to 17 June 2022.

FUNding Peace: the power grid for your project

26 June  – 2 July

De Hoge Rielen, Belgium

Youth Exchange: COVID-19 – What now?

24 – 31 July 2022

Vaud, Switzerland