Volunteer Opportunities The Civic Engagement Initiative at BCB is in touch with a number of organizations and supports willing students in finding interesting volunteer work positions. From helping in refugee camps or teaching English to event assistance or projects with seniors—there are options for everyone.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Refugee Help North Berlin
Help out with a variety of tasks, from child care to teaching languages at different refugee shelters around Berlin, in Pankow or Wedding.
Serve the City Berlin
Assist in weekly or monthly Saturday activities in a refugee camp in Mitte; Other social work projects around Berlin
The Refugee Academy
Help out with organisation of events, excursions, classes at the Refugee Academy.
Help out the Berlin 'Tierheim' that works for the protection of animals. A variety of tasks offered around Berlin
Community Centre "Café Impuls"
Help out in the café, general assistance during events for children, lectures, concerts; option to take over projects and run events independently. In Pankow (German required)
Community Centre "Treff 203"
Help with events and cooking courses, provide assistance in DIY projects, help out during lectures and in the café. In Mitte (German required)
Café Ohne Grenzen at JUP
Help setting up Sunday sessions as meeting space for Berlin residents and refugees. Help in the kitchen before and during events. In Pankow, on Sundays, biweekly
Café der Begegnungen
Help out in the preparation for Sunday events for both Berlin residents and refugees. In Pankow, on Sundays, biweekly
Help with the arrangement and distribution of clothing donated to refugees in the refugee shelter in Mühlenstraße, Pankow
Carl von Ossietzky Primary School
Offer ESL classes and after-school activities for primary school children. In Kreuzberg, options available in Prenzlauer Berg
Tutor children, help with homework assignments (German required). Help in the community centre's café. In Schöneberg
Community Centre Stille Straße
Tutoring in English, providing assistance in English lessons for senior citizens. In Pankow
Contact Xenia Muth
Civic Engagement Manager
Phone: +49 (0)30 43733 121