Application for an incoming service

For applications for an incoming volunteer service in Germany, please contact our respective partner organisation in your home country. In this case they are the sending organisation and will organise the service together with us.

Application for an outgoing service

We thank you for your interest in a volunteer assignment with Christian Service. Before filling out the application form, we request that you read through the mission statement from the CD, since for us it is important to have a common understanding about what voluntary service is.

Interested parties can apply with our application form up to the 15th of October of the year prior to the planned stay abroad.

After receipt of your reference letters, we will invite you to an interview in order to be able to get to know each other and to talk about possible placement opportunities.

In preparation for the service assignment, we offer a four-day seminar in March/April and a nine-day country-specific seminar in May/June/July. During your assignment we will stay in contact with the volunteers through reports and Email. After the assignment there will be a five-day re-entry seminar to make official the completion of the service assignment.


Application Form for a Voluntary Service Assignment

Information shared in the application form will be treated confidentially. It is required in order to provide for a relevant service assignment and will be used exclusively for the selection and placement process of the voluntary service assignment.

Please save the application form and the reference letters on our computer. Completely fill out the application form and send it to us by Email including a current photo to In addition, send in a signed copy by regular mail.

A completed application should include five reference letters from people other than your relatives. Please include one reference letter from the leadership of your home congregation. Four more reference letters should be filled out by people who can attest to your character, abilities, and knowledge, as well as your motivation and capacity to volunteer.


We reserve the right to ask further questions of your references if deemed necessary.

Reference letters should be sent separately by email or regular mail.

We will contact you after receipt of your application.

Currently the application documents are only available in German

Please read the following document thouroughly before applying:

What happens with my data?

Application form

…and provide the following information to the people who fill out your references:

Information for reference writers according to Art 13 and 14

Reference form

To view, fill in and print the files, a PDF-reader will be required, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader .