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Passing on appreciation for vegetables and food as AckerCoach in Albstadt

Acker e. V.

Albstadt, Baden-Württemberg
Advanced German skills
Discussed individually
Kids & Teenagers
Climate & Nature Protection
Education & Language Support
Health Promotion

About the volunteering opportunity

Do you find growing vegetables interesting? Do you like children anyway? Then support us as an AckerCoach!

More appreciation for nature and food - that's what Acker e. V. is committed to with its award-winning educational programs GemüseAckerdemie and AckerRacker.

With these programs, we support schools and kindergartens professionally and practically in integrating their own vegetable field in the institution and anchoring it in everyday life as a place of learning and self-experience. For the implementation on site, we are still looking forward to active support in Albstadt and the surrounding area!

For a generation that knows what it eats.

Your Tasks

Your commitment

  • Prepare places of learning in a planting workshop for the season on their own field.
  • Accompany places of learning with expert advice and assistance in planting.
  • Share valuable tips on vegetable gardening with educators & children.
  • Expand your knowledge of organic vegetable gardening with our training courses.

Your harvest

  • Receive a fair expense allowance as an exercise leader allowance (§ 3 No. 26 EStG).
  • Experience success in nature with happy children and educators.
  • Use the chance to educate yourself in free training.
  • Use the written confirmation of your commitment.
  • Be part of a growing community.

What's needed

For this volunteering opportunity, advanced German skills are required.

Your requirements

  • A commitment to more appreciation of nature and food gives you pleasure
  • You enjoy guiding and working together with adults and children
  • Good organisation, reliability and initiative are a matter of course for you
  • Regionally, the possession of a driver's license and the willingness to drive your own vehicle is advantageous
  • Before your first assignment, you must apply for an extended certificate of good conduct (free of charge)
  • In the interest of the health of all participants in our educational programs, you will of course implement applicable rules on pandemic control

    You can find more information about the requirements and the application form on our website at acker.co or write to us here at vostel.de if you have any questions.

    We look forward to getting to know you.

    Time required

    Discussed individually
    On weekdays, during the day

    The season starts in March and lasts until October. It's great if you have 2-3 hours of time during the day on a regular basis during this time. Since schools and daycare centers participate in our GemüeseAckerdemie, AckerRacker and Gemüseklasse programs, the dates are usually during the week.

    Important notice


      Acker e. V.

      More appreciation for nature and food - this is what Acker e. V. is working for with its award-winning educational programs GemüseAckerdemie and AckerRacker.
      Here, children learn where the food on our plates comes from on the school's or daycare center's own farmland.
      The non-profit association was founded in 2014 by Dr. Christoph Schmitz. In 2021, the name of the association was changed from Ackerdemia e. V. to Acker e. V.

      More about the organisation
      Albstadt, Baden-Württemberg
      Advanced German skills
      Discussed individually
      Albstadt, Baden-Württemberg
      Advanced German skills
      Discussed individually