Why should you Volunteer in Germany? Germany provides international many volunteer opportunities to engage and live the daily life. It is attractive to many expats who now reside and work in one of the companies operating here as well. Volunteering in Germany offers another opportunity to visit and experience life here. The Excellence Center in Europe, located in the city of Halle, offers you a unique opportunity to live and volunteer in Germany while giving a hand to the locals and refugees coming from around the world.
Volunteer in Germany programs will give you the opportunity to work and interact with refugees who come from numerous of countries around the globe, as well as local Germans in Halle. You will be participating in our educational activities that are divided into three categories:
- Educational Activities that focus on language and professional development. Participants learn how to write a CV, cover letter, motivation letter and take part in English conversational sessions and English club.
- Social Activities which are aimed at bringing people together from different backgrounds to share their culture and tradition, such as a food day where every participant brings a dish from his/her country’s cuisine.
- Community Activities such as cultural and musical evenings, cultural competitions, dinners, and much more.
- Learn Arabic while you volunteer in Germany
While you volunteer in Germany at the Center, you will also have the opportunity to learn Arabic. Given the refugee influx, many Germans are now finding it helpful to learn to speak Arabic. This is especially true for those working in government, but also among the general population who are eager to understand Arabic culture and language and promote integration.
The Excellence Center in Europe offers you Arabic instruction during the duration of your time as a volunteer. These courses teach either the Syrian or Palestinian dialects and are taught by qualified Arabic teachers who make learning the language an enjoyable experience. By attending our courses, you have the opportunity to learn in a classroom setting as we as have the chance to practice during daily interactions with the refugees who live in the city.
If you want to fish, head out to sea, and if you want to learn a language, head to where people speak it. Living in Germany allows you to immerse yourself in the language and quickly develop your German skills. By volunteering at our center, you will have the chance to learn German through attending classes taught by qualified German teachers. In Halle, you will also have the opportunity to practice the language on the daily basis, using it when you go to the supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and so on. The combination of learning and practicing the language will help you develop your language skills quickly.
- Know more about German culture and other cultures
What makes this experience unique, that it is not only about teaching or learning a new language, but also about diving into a new culture by interacting with local communities who, in turn, are also eager to learn about your culture.
Here in Halle, you will be able to meet refugees who come from countries like Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Albania, Cameroon, Somalia, Mali and others, and get to know more about their culture, how and why they fled to Germany, and how they have adapted to life in Germany.
The Excellence Center in Europe has a broad network among the refugee communities to help its volunteers connect with them in meaningful ways. The Excellence Center organizes activities and cultural evenings intended to promote cultural exchange between local Germans and refugees and encourage rapprochement between people from different countries.
Volunteer in Germany is a complete package, here you will volunteer, learn a language, interact with locals and refugees, participate in and organize several types of activities, and stay with a host family.
The home-stay experience will help you understand the culture of country and the family you’re staying with. You will be involved in their daily life, build relationships with the members of the family, and learn about their lives in the city like Halle.
- Enhance your experience and improve your personal skills
Volunteer in Germany will help you gain a variety of new experiences. These experiences will be practical and important to you in your daily life and enhance your appreciation of volunteer work. Volunteering with us will help you develop and improve your personal abilities, become more self-confident, all while you develop hard language skills and volunteer experience that will progress your career.
Volunteering in Germany with us will allow you to meet people from different countries around the world, expanding your professional skills and making you more knowledgeable than ever before. This unique internship will add interest to your resume and demonstrate your diverse professional experiences.
- Our experience within your grasp
The Excellence Center in Europe is an expansion of the Excellence Center in Hebron, Palestine. The success of the center in Palestine inspired us to open a second center in Germany. The Excellence Center in Palestine was established in April 2011. During the past seven years, we have worked hard to make our work distinctive and our teaching methods modern and effective.
Finally, our Volunteer programs in Germany is an opportunity to experience German life and culture. By joining one of our volunteer programs (Volunteer and Learn Arabic, or Volunteer and Learn German) you will achieve your personal and professional goals. If you think that this opportunity suits you, then apply now and join us in August 2018. Germany awaits you
For more information, visit our website : www.eceurope.org