Teamer Preparation Seminars

General information on the EYS Preparatory Seminars for volunteer Work Camp leaders
The Ecumenical Youth Services offer two free team-makers’ seminars per year, which focus on the following topics:

  • Accompaniment of group processes in linguistically, culturally and denominationally mixed groups
  • Methods and forms of intercultural learning
  • Conception and implementation of thematic work
  • Preparation of the camp theme under theological, creative and biographical aspects
  • Organisation and planning of the camp
  • Legal and insurance
  • Camp Billing
  • Camp follow-up

The seminars also serve to get to know the other team members.

The next seminar will take place on the following date:
May, 18th – 21st, 2023

Important: Travel expenses to the seminar (return trip) can be reimbursed:
max. 95€ for the journey from Germany on presentation of the original ticket
max. 120€ for the journey from abroad on presentation of the original ticket

The seminars take place in the Helmut-Gollwitzer-Haus in Wünsdorf.
Directions to the Helmut-Gollwitzer-Haus
carpooling form

Rüstzeitenheim und Bildungsstätte
Adlershorststraße 5
15806 Zossen OT Wünsdorf
Telefon 033702 / 999-0 (Zentrale)
033702 / 999-30 (Guest telephone)
Fax 033702 / 999-10

In addition to the face-to-face seminars, digital meetings will be offered on the following dates:
Friday March 31st, 2023 4 – 6p.m. at Zoom
Thursday April, 20th, 2023 4 – 6p.m. at Zoom

With the following topics:

  • Getting back in touch
  • Getting information about the camp programme 2023
  • Choice of topics for the attendance seminar from May, 18th – 21st 2023 in Wünsdorf
  • Composition of the camp teams (who leads where with whom?)
  • Thematic input

In addition to teaching content and expanding skills, the seminars serve to get to know the other team members.

If you work with the Ecumenical Youth Services for 2 years (i.e. lead one camp per year and participate in the preparation seminars), we can award you the Berlin Volunteer Pass.