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Volunteering in Dortmund | Find the right commitment for yourself

Dortmund is too dull for you, BVB isn’t playing right now and you’ve already been to the soccer museum? Then there is another side to Dortmund that you should definitely get to know. With a population of 587,000, Dortmund has all the prerequisites for social interaction and a lot of volunteer work. You would also like to get involved and start volunteering in Dortmund, but don’t yet know where to start? will help you find a project that suits you.

Get involved on-site

Three pictures: The left one shows two teenagers volunteering in a tolerance workshop. The middle one shows someone who is putting food in a container. On the last picture a little boy and a woman can be seen.

When you want to get involved in Dortmund, you have a number of options:
When you get involved in Dortmund, you have a number of options: Would you like to work for more equal opportunities? Then you could, for example, support educational institutions by holding tolerance workshops or taking on an educational partnership for students from immigrant families. But also classic commitments such as food distribution for people in need or the Dortmunder Tafel are very happy about your support! We wish you lots of success in searching and finding a suitable engagement!

Discover remote volunteering opportunities

Two people sitting at a cafe, both working on their laptops.

You can’t find a suitable on-site project for you? Then take a look at our remote and digital projects for your volunteering in Dortmund. They range from supporting non-profits with their social media work to getting involved with online language learning groups to supporting a digital crisis chat for children and young people. Take a look around and find a suitable commitment to do from home.

Discover our 5-Minute-Commitments for your daily routine

different engagement possibilities shown side by side: a woman plogging, birds at a feeder, a book exchange shelf, and someone sorting out their closet

Actually, you don’t have enough time for volunteering at an organisation in Dortmund at the moment? Then maybe our 5-Minute-Commitments are the right thing for you. They are independent of non-profit organisations and allow you to get involved individually and according to your own schedule.

From plogging (collecting litter while jogging), to distributing seed bombs for a greener city, to small help services for neighbours, you can already do something good for the people and nature in your neighbourhood with small everyday activities.

Your team wishes you a lot of fun with your volunteering in Dortmund!

The Team at the Tempelhofer Feld.

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