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Support us in the emergency overnight stay at the container station

Berliner Stadtmission

Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10367 Berlin, Berlin
Basic German skills
Regularly
Discussed individually
Homeless People

About the volunteering opportunity

Our emergency overnight shelter for homeless people at the container station has also been open in the summer months since 2018. We also open our doors at this time of year so that many people can find a place to stay, something to eat, new clothes, and medical care and counseling, as well as spiritual support.

 

Your Tasks

Activity: Your assignment takes place in the evening. The field of activity is varied. For example: You greet our guests warmly and make contact. You will help in the clothing and luggage office. They assist in serving and preparing meals and in the scullery. Or they organize the evening together with the guests by a devotion, common conversations or by playing games.

 

 

What's needed

For this volunteering opportunity, basic German skills are required.

Prerequisite: basically of age; however, you can already get involved from the age of 16 with an adult accompanying you. For this volunteer position, you must speak German or English or have an accompanying person with you who speaks one of the two languages. If you are pregnant or have a pre-existing health condition, we recommend that you consult with the facility management in order to protect yourself.

Expected attitude: You are convinced that every human being has an inalienable dignity. You are respectful towards other religions and world views.

 

Time required

Regularly
Discussed individually
On weekdays, on weekends, at night

Time commitment: We would like a regular commitment. However, shorter assignments are also possible.

When: Monday - Sunday, 18:00- 22:30 h

 

Important notice

You willenjoy this volunteer position: You are open to the life situations of homeless people. You keep an overview and like to work in a team. You are reliable and like to take responsibility. The most important thing: You have an open ear for our guests!
It is important to us that we treat every guest as an equal. We are especially happy about volunteers who are close to the Christian faith or are Christians themselves. However, this attitude is not expected.

The Berliner Stadtmission adheres to the valid hygiene protection guidelines and also implements other guidelines. These are constantly reviewed and adapted if necessary.

Where?

Berliner Stadtmission

"Berliner Stadtmission" is an independent institution under the guardianship of the protestant church Berlin-Brandenburg-schlesische Oberlausitz.

More about the organisation
Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10367 Berlin, Berlin
Basic German skills
Regularly
Discussed individually
Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10367 Berlin, Berlin
Basic German skills
Regularly
Discussed individually