Voluntary Services | Emergency Pedagogy
+49 (0)721 20111-0
Waldorf Worldwide | WOW-Day | Sponsorships
+49 (0)30 617026 30
Home: Freunde Waldorf

Our project of the month: Escuela Libre Micael in Buenos Aires

During this time of the Corona pandemic some schools find it difficult to keep children and their families in the school community when parents lose their jobs and their incomes. The Escuela Libre Micael, founded in 2013 in the southwest of Buenos Aires, is doing its best to hold the school...

Learn more

Waldorf UNESCO associated schools

The UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) links educational institutions across the world around a common goal: to build the defences of peace in the minds of children and young people. The over 11,500 ASPnet member schools in 182 countries work in support of international understanding, peace,...

Learn more

Ñamandu, Argentina: A film about the Waldorf Kindergarten in the rainforest

Almost three years ago, as part of their voluntary service, Elisabeth Rybak and Paula Kiefer built a kindergarten in Misiones in the rainforest of Argentina. Elisabeth and Paula and other volunteers, who have worked in the kindergarten, continue to their support. They collect donations, run a blog...

Learn more

Brazil: Caring for the families of Guainumbi

The Guainumbi social therapy facility is located on the outskirts of São Paulo in Brazil. It works with people with disabilities who come from disadvantaged and vulnerable families. Normally, they receive three meals a day and take part in therapeutic workshops such as baking, carpentry, music,...

Learn more

Project of the Month: Gecko Garden in Phnom Penh

How did Waldorf education come to Cambodia? And how is Waldorf education developing and growing there? In Phnom Penh there is a large international community. As in any other Asian city, a number of English, Hungarians, Australians and Americans work and need care for their small children. And they...

Learn more

WOW-Day Fairy Tale of the Month - August 2020

In August, the search for fairy tales takes us to the Escuela Caracol Waldorf School in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala. From there we received the art fairy tale The Great Jocote Tree. Once upon the time, there was a lonely Great Jocote Tree, with no friends. Its leafs left with the wind, the...

Learn more

WOW-Day: Here’s where your help goes - Tajikistan: renovation of the roof and of the handicraft room

"Thanks to your support we could realize many school projects: we have renovated the roof of our school and a handicraft room, we have also finished the room for German lessons.”

Learn more

Compulsory mask-wearing and temperature monitoring: The new school day at the Hermanus School in South Africa

In South Africa, the number of Covid-19 cases is increasing rapidly. Nevertheless, the government decided to re-open schools in June, including the Hermanus Waldorf School. The majority of the children who go to Hermanus School come from disadvantaged families in the surrounding townships. The...

Learn more

WOW-Day: Here’s where your help goes - Kenya: support for the school lunch

"The WOW-Day donation will be used for the children's school meals. This way the children receive a balanced diet and can concentrate better during the school day.”

Learn more

Emergency Pedagogy Mission in Lebanon

Two powerful explosions shook the port of Beirut on 04.08.2020, completely destroying large parts of the port and severely damaging the surrounding residential areas. More than 150 people are dead, many are missing, more than 5000 injured have to be treated. Even before the current catastrophe,...

Learn more
Empower & donate now
Empower & donate now
Wir schauen nach vorne!

Bleibt optimistisch und macht mit.

Sicher fragen sich gerade viele von euch, wie ein Freiwilligendienst ab Herbst 2020 möglich sein wird. Wir bleiben zuversichtlich und arbeiten intensiv an Lösungen. Deshalb gilt: Bewerbt euch weiter und denkt positiv! Alle, die sich weltweit sozial engagieren wollen und optimistisch nach vorne schauen, werden gerade jetzt besonders gebraucht. Unsere Einsatzstellen freuen sich auf euch. Gemeinsam werden wir es schaffen, den Weg in euren Freiwilligendienst zu ermöglichen.

Apply for a voluntary service

Liebe*r Bewerber*in,

wir können derzeit nur Bewerbungen aus der Europäischen Union annehmen.

Aufgrund der aktuellen internationalen Reisebeschränkungen können wir momentan leider keine Bewerbungen von Freiwilligen außerhalb der EU annehmen. Sobald die Reisebeschränkungen aufgehoben werden, ist eine Bewerbung wieder möglich.


Dear Applicant,

Currently we can accept applications from the European Union only.

Due to current international travel restrictions, we are unfortunately unable to accept applications from volunteers outside the EU at this time. As soon as the travel restrictions are lifted, applications will be possible again.


Chère candidate, cher candidat,

Nous ne pouvons actuellement accepter que les demandes émanant de l'Union européenne.

En raison des restrictions de voyages internationaux, nous ne pouvons malheureusement pas accepter pour l'instant les candidatures de volontaires en dehors de l'UE. Dès que les restrictions de voyage seront levées, il sera à nouveau possible de présenter une demande.


Estimado solicitante,

actualmente sólo podemos aceptar solicitudes de la Unión Europea.

Debido a las actuales restricciones a los viajes internacionales, lamentablemente no podemos aceptar en este momento solicitudes de voluntarios de fuera de la UE. Tan pronto como se levantan las restricciones de viaje, las solicitudes serán posibles de nuevo.