Voluntary social service in Germany, normally in institutions that serve the common good, in particular in welfare institutions, in child and youth welfare institutions, including institutions for extracurricular youth education and institutions for youth work, in health care institutions, in cultural and monument preservation institutions or in sports institutions. This program is open for young people of age between 16 and 27.
Voluntary service in organizations and institutions that are active in the field of nature and environmental protection, including education for sustainability. It is carried out by young people between the ages of 16 and 26
German government program which encourages volunteerism among German and foreign adults of any age for public welfare, especially for social, ecological and cultural engagement. Every person who has finished school can apply for a volunteer position in a welfare institution accredited by the federal government.