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Urgent Calls

Garden action for/with older people
Stiftung Unionhilfswerk Berlin - Team die freiwilligen im Unionhilfswerk
Bezirk Treptow-Köpenick, Berlin
Donating time for older people - Bad Waldsee
Die Zieglerschen e.V.
Bad Waldsee
Leisure activities with people with disabilities
Offene Behinderten Arbeit, evangelisch in der Region München
München news

Projects for climate & environmental protection

There are countless ways to get involved in climate and environmental protection. But which one is right for you? We show you 7 possibilities.

Get involved against far right & for democracy: what you can do now

Following Correctiv's publications on the inhumane plans of neo-Nazis, AfD politicians and businessmen, many people in Germany are asking themselves how they can get involved against the far right and in favour of a strong democracy - sustainably and beyond demonstrations.

We show you what you can do right now!

5 tips & places for meaningful in-kind donations

Every one of us has things at home that lie unused in drawers: clothes, books, games, technology and so much more. Yet there are many people and social institutions that can make good use of these things.

We show you where and how you can donate things wisely and make other people happy.


We are vostel

We are a small, Berlin-based social enterprise with a big dream: We envision a world where everyone contributes to a better, more sustainable future according to their abilities and regardless of how much time they have, what language they speak or what skills they bring with them. This is why we offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities at various non-profit organisations at We provide concrete possibilities for individuals, especially for the younger generation, to become socially engaged and help create a better world.

Since our founding in 2015, we have been able to match 40148 volunteers with 1811 social organisations through

In addition to recruiting volunteers and advising non-profit organisations on all aspects of their volunteer management, we help companies plan and implement rewarding corporate volunteering activities.

We're supporting non-profits Germany-wide, including Berlin, Bonn, Cologne, Darmstadt, Dusseldorf, the region of Frankfurt Main, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden. In addition, we cooperate with organisations from all over Germany that are looking specifically for volunteers that support them online/remotely.

About the vostel team

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For non-profit-organisations

Are you looking for volunteers for your initiative or organisation?

Whether it's to support your daily operations or to implement new ideas – offers you a quick and easy way to find helping hands and creative minds all over Germany, including Berlin, Bonn, Dusseldorf, Darmstadt, the Frankfurt Main area, Hamburg, Cologne, Leipzig, the Munich area, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden.

We will gladly advise you and your organisation on various topics, including volunteer management, digital volunteering, young volunteers or ways to build meaningful collaborations with companies – either personally or as part of our nationwide workshops.
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For companies

Are you looking for Corporate Volunteering opportunities for your team or company?

We create a tailored Volunteering & Commitment Programme that suits your individual company needs and can achieve the biggest impact possible – on both, your employees and the social projects in your city.
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