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Volunteer Work

  • Animal Shelter Kaiserslautern

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Tierschutzverein Kaiserslautern e.V.

    Altes Forsthaus 11

    67661 Kaiserslautern

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    Opening hours

    Tue, Wed, Fri: 2 - 4.30 p.m.

    Saturday: 10.30 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

     

    POC: Please come to the animal shelter in person, if possible, as there is only one English-speaking staff member

    Phone: 0631 3503667

    E-mail: info(at)tierheim-kaiserslautern.de 

    Remarks

    Volunteer work at the animal shelter Kaiserslautern includes cleaning animals’ areas and helping out at events. 

    Please contact the animal shelter if you would like more information.

  • Barter Club Kaiserslautern

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Tauschring Kaiserslautern

    Kennelstraße 7

    67659 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 3714918

    E-mail: info(at)tauschring-kl.de and info(at)mgh-kl.de 

    Remarks

    Members of the Barter Club can volunteer for one another. You will receive credit for volunteering which in turn you can use to receive support by other members.

    There are endless possibilities. You can offer whatever service you like by posting an offer on the club's website.

    → A “Stammtisch” is held at the Mehrgenerationenhaus (GOOGLE MAPS) on the first Wednesday of a month at 6 p.m.

  • Booster Club Mom/Dad has cancer

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Förderverein Mama/Papa hat Krebs Kaiserslautern e.V.

    Gersweilerweg 14a

    67657 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 3110830

    E-mail: info(at)mama-papa-hat-krebs.de 

     

    POC: Julia Quirin (speaks English)

    Phone: 0631 4147230

    E-mail: jquirin(at)krebsgesellschaft-rlp.de 

    Remarks

    There are various possibilities to volunteer such as baking a cake for cake sales, selling waffles or raffle tickets, assembling and dismantling stalls etc.

    There is also a “Stammtisch” for volunteers every second Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Gersweilerweg 14a.

    → Newsletters are sent out regularly via email to inform you about current possibilities to volunteer. Please contact the Booster Club if you would like to be added to this newsletter.

  • Caritas Center

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Caritas Begegnungszentrum & Mehrgenerationenhaus Kaiserslautern

    Kennelstraße 7

    67659 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 371490

    E-mail: info(at)mgh-kl.de 

     

    Opening hours

    Monady - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

     

    POC: Mrs. Haas (speaks English)

    Phone: 0631-371490

    E-mail: info(at)mgh-kl.de 

    Remarks

    There are diverse possibilities to volunteer for the Caritas Center, e.g.:

    Driving services,

    Managing a dancing group,

    Caring for a person with dementia,

    Holding a presentation about travel experiences at the “Weltenbummler” café (every first Tuesday of the month at 8 p.m., esp. interesting for Americans)!

    → Consultations for volunteer positions are held every second Tuesday of a month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Please make an appointment by phone or email.

  • German Red Cross

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    DRK Kreisverband Kaiserslautern-Stadt e.V.

    Augustastr. 16-24

    67655 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 800930

    E-mail: info(at)kv-kls.drk.de 

     

    DRK Store

    Rummelstr. 1

    67655 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 80093193

    Remarks

    Volunteers are welcome to help out with coordinating or teaching different courses. Furthermore, there are several opportunities for volunteering with basics such as hairdressing etc.

    Please contact the German Red Cross for more details.

  • German-American & International Women’s Club e.V.

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Deutsch-Amerikanischer und Internationaler Frauenclub Kaiserslautern e.V.

    Benzinoring 57

    67657 Kaiserslautern

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    POC: Christine Schneider (President)

    E-mail: praesidentin(at)daifc.de

     

    POC: Helga Bäcker (Pfennig Bazaar)

    Phone: 0631 72126

    E-mail: helga.bac(at)t-online.de 

    Remarks

    Volunteers are needed to organize the annual Pfennig Bazaar on the first weekend of March. You can help with the collection of household items which usually starts in October and runs through February. You can also volunteer for the event itself. 

    The German-American & International Women's Club is also looking for volunteers who are willing to lead courses or give classes on a variety of subjects. Please feel free to contact the GAIWC for more information!

  • Homeless Shelter

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Caritas-Förderzentrum St. Christophorus

    Logenstrasse 44

    67655 Kaiserslautern

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    E-mail: st.christophorus.kaiserslautern(at)caritas-speyer.de 

     

    POC: Ursula Jörg (social worker, speaks English)

    Phone: 0631 3163718

    E-mail: ursula.joerg(at)caritas-speyer.de 

    Remarks

    Volunteering is organized centrally by the Caritas Social Service Organisation. The volunteer work is focused on supporting individuals aged 16 to 70.

    A main volunteer activity is spending time with the people and organizing collective activities with them. Therefore, at least some German language skills are needed in order to volunteer at the homeless shelter. The organization does not have a soup kitchen one can volunteer for.

    → There will be a consultation before you being able to volunteer. Therefore, please contact Mrs. Jörg.

  • Institution for families with disabled children

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Junge Lebenshilfe Westpfalz

    Forellenstraße 2

    67659 Kaiserslautern 

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    Phone: 0631 3714258

    E-mail: info(at)lebenshilfe-westpfalz.de 

     

    POC: Maria Fechter

    Phone: 0175/566 81 27

    E-Mail: maria.fechter(at)JuLe.de

    Remarks

    Here, volunteers can support disabled persons or help out at the Kulturmarkt and other events.

    Please feel free to contact Ms. Fechter for further information about how you can help at current projects.

  • Refugee accommodation “P 4”

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    NAW – Neue Arbeit Westpfalz

    Tirolfstraße 16

    67657 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 416880

    E-mail: info(at)naw-kl.de

     

    POC: Claudia Agilli (speaks English)

    E-mail: info(at)naw-kl.de

    Remarks

    Support is needed for organizing sports activities.

    Please contact Ms. Rewin for more information.

  • Residential Care for Children Landstuhl

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Kinderheim St. Nikolaus

    Nikolaus-von-Weis-Straße 8

    66849 Landstuhl

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    POC: Cornelia Fritz (speaks english)

    Phone: 06371 932 130

    E-mail: elternarbeit.plus(at)bvw-stiftung.de 

    Remarks

    It is possible to volunteer for the Kinderheim in Landstuhl.

    The Kinderheim St. Nikolaus is a residential care for children. Our task is to ensure that the needs of children are met when they cannot live with their own family.

    We provide 24-hour care and treatment in a house for children whose emotional, behavioral, or social dysfunction requires highly structured care. 

    The children´s home which 70 children and adolescents aged from 0-21 years are living in nine groups, with different conceptual focus maintained by more than 40 educational professionals.

    All rights and responsibilities stay by the parents over the time in residential care.

    However, the honorary work needs to be arranged on a case-by-case basis. For this purpose, please contact the POC, Ms. Fritz.

  • Welfare organization/Confederation of Catholic relief, development and social service organizations

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Caritas Zentrum Kaiserslautern

    Engelsgasse 1

    67657 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 36120 222

    E-mail: Caritas-Zentrum.Kaiserslautern(at)caritas-speyer.de

     

    POC: Markus Haus (speaks English)

    Phone: 0631 36120 275

    Remarks

    Volunteers are needed for specific projects, for example repainting a wall and events

    (please contact Mr. Haus for further information about current projects).

  • Women's Shelter Kaiserslautern

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Frauenzuflucht Kaiserslautern

    E-mail: frauenzuflucht-kl(at)gmx.de

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    POC: Larisa Neskovic

    Phone: 0151 55425639

    E-mail: bid(at)gmx.net

    Remarks

    Basic German skills are needed for volunteer work at the Women's Shelter Kaiserslautern.

    Cooking lunch once a week for all inhabitants (very international), companion for trips to the authorities, doctors etc.

  • Work and Socio-Pedagogical Center Kaiserslautern

    Volunteer Work

    Contact information

    Arbeits- und sozialpädagogisches Zentrum (ASZ)

    Pfaffstr. 3

    67655 Kaiserslautern

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    Phone: 0631 3163624

     

    POC: Katharina Wisniewski (for volunteer work, speaks English)

    Phone: 0631 75016222

    E-mail: katharina.wisniewski(at)asz-kl.de 

    Remarks

    Various and individual possibilities, including:

    giving music lessons (if you play a musical instrument),

    painting work,

    organizing a stall at celebrations of the ASZ,

    assembling/setting up playground equipment,

    maintenance of equipment, etc.


    → Please contact Katharina Wisniewski with your own ideas!