Projects in Poland

Projects for volunteers from Ukraine and Germany

Centrum Żydowskie w Oświęcimiu - Auschwitz
The Auschwitz Jewish Centre - Accompany groups, guided tours of the city and through the exhibition, assistance with administration.

Fundacja im. ks. Siemaszki - Piekary (near Kraków)
Foundation Pater Siemaszko. Educational programs for children and young people in a Catholic grammar school with boarding school, leisure activities, assistance of the regional office of ASF. The project is combined with visiting services at Pro Vita et Spe (Maximilian Kolbe Werk) and Żydowskie Muzeum Galicja in Kraków.

Fundacja „Krzyżowa” dla Porozumienia Europejskiego - Krzyżowa (Kreisau)
Volunteers in Kreisau are committed to the legacy of the "Kreisauer Kreis". They act for European understanding. The memorial and the academy design international programs in political and historical education. Volunteers support the academy in creative ways to convey the history of Kreisau as a place of resistance against the German NS regime. The project is located in a rural area (60 km to Wrocław).

Maximilian-Kolbe-Werk - Gdańsk/Sopot
Social support for seniors, visiting services, help in the household. This project is combined with work at the memorial site Stutthof.

Maximilian-Kolbe-Werk - Łódź
Social support for seniors, mobile lunch table for the elderly, visiting services. The "Centrum Opieki Socjalnej im. Maksymiliana Kolbego" in Lodz has been contributing for over 20 years to the medical care of survivors of concentration camps and ghettos. Doctors, nurses and physiotherapists are available for this purpose. In addition to the medical services, the center is the starting point for psychological care, too.

Międzynarodowy Dom Spotkań Młodzieży w Oświęcimiu - Oświęcim
The International Youth Meeting Center (IYMC) in Oświęcim/Auschwitz - Accompany groups in Auschwitz, guided tours of the city, administration and support of the educational department.

Muzeum Stutthof - Gdańsk/Sztutowo
Memorial Site Stutthof - administrational help in the educational department, work in the archive. The project is combined with visiting services via Maximilian Kolbe Werk in Gdańsk.

Pro Vita et Spe (Maximilian-Kolbe-Werk) - Kraków
Social support for seniors, visiting services, help in the household. This project is combined with work at education projects of the Pater Siemaszko Foundation.

Żydowskie Muzeum Galicja - Kraków
Jewish Museum Galicja. Reception of visitors, assistance of the museum's office, e.g. proofreading, mailings. This project is combined with work at education projects of the Pater Siemaszko Foundation and Pro vita et spe.


Projects for volunteers from Ukraine only

Maltańskie Centrum Pomocy Niepełnosprawnym  Dzieciom i ich Rodzinom
Maltesers Support Center for children with disabilities and for their families - Assistance for children with autism and special needs. Support for the team of the center and for the families, offering daily activities and rehabilitation at the center and at home.

Ośrodek "Brama Grodzka - Teatr NN" - Lublin
The "Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre" Centre - Support in the office of Teatr N.N. with the preparation of events, exhibitions and seminars. The project can be combined with visiting services via Maximilian-Kolbe-Werk in Lublin.

Związek Gmin Wyznaniowych Żydowskich w RP - Warszawa
Association of Jewish Communities in Poland - Visiting services for older people in the Jewish community, help in the household and in the social department of the community, assistance in the kindergarten of the community.


Projects for volunteers from Germany only

Fundacja Polsko-Niemieckie Pojednanie - Warszawa
Association for "Polish-German Reconciliation" - Social support for seniors, visiting services, help in the household. This project is combined with work in education and public relations of the foundation.

Maximilian-Kolbe-Werk - Lublin
Social support of seniors, visiting services, help in the household. The project is combined with
work at the memorial site Majdanek.

Państwowe Muzeum na Majdanku - Lublin
Memorial Site Majdanek - Guided tours, accompanying groups, administration help in the educational department, work in the archive. The project is combined with visiting services via Maximilian Kolbe Werk in Lublin.