The International Youth Volunteer Service program (IJFD) is a funding program from the German Federal Ministry for Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. Christliche Dienste has been a recognized sending organization since the program began in 2012. Most oft he volunteers completing service through this funding program serve in countries in the Global North. Assignments undergo an approval process through the German Federal Office for Foreign Affairs.

Federal funding covers a portion of the costs incurred in organizing the voluntary service assignments.

Additional information about IJFD can be found on their website: https://www.ijfd-info.de/ijfd-in-english-language.html