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School Hannover, Germany

4 reviews4

Helping out in the center for bilingual children

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Expand your social consciousness
2 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Child Care
Help look after, educate and instruct children.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Support our educational center in Hannover and learn all about and intercultural work in the middle of Germany. There are plenty of tasks to help with, depending on your skills: crafts, cleaning, gardening, playing with kids, making videos, sorting out documents, support teachers while giving classes, painting walls etc. You will meet here proactive people, who love their job and will gladly share their knowledge with you.

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  • Fluent Russian or Intermediate English
  • Over 20 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
3 weeks

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4 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Developing social awareness

2 Practicing English

1 Meeting locals



It was an amazing experience working at the kids center. The job was great, everyday I was able to make and even learn something different. I had the flexibility to choose the period I wanted to work, and I had the opportunity of getting to know all over Hannover while doing the activities.
The people there was very nice and warm, I felt welcomed and the food was incredible!
I recommend the Märchenkoffer center to everyone who wants to live and entirely new experience and wants to witness people who do an excellent work with children.
Thank you Alex and everyone at Märchenkoffer center!

about 1 month ago



Il was a real pleasure to me to have done my first volunteer experience abroad at Märchenkoffer. It is a super nice organisation caring about children's development and relationships between employees and volunteers. They are having a good organisation and at same time an open family atmosphere.
I loved having conversations and enjoyed a fun time with each of them. I had a nice time at my host's place and should mention the delicious food !
I will certainly go back to see them again.
I highly recommend this place ! Whatever your profile is you will always be welcome in this place.

2 months ago

Alexandra replied

Thank you dear Ani, it was a pleasure to meet you. Btw, with your help we did win that grant :)
Hope to see you once again.



I really enjoyed the time at märchenkoffer e.v I had nice tasks which included seeing much of Hannover.Very flexible times and I felt comfortable. They gave me nice food and a place to sleep. All in all it was a nice experience which I would do again☺️

about 1 year ago

Alexandra replied

Thank you dear Kadi, you were really great help. Always welcome again :)



Me encantó.. estuve haciendo lo que amo que es pintar y rexibí un trato genial. Me encantó vivir con ellas, un ambiente muy libre y seguro.

about 1 year ago

Alexandra replied

Thank you dear Lore, kids still remember your workshops. It was a really great time, you are always welcome to visit us again.

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