Volunteering Promotion

The joint volunteer card of the states of Brandenburg and Berlin is issued to citizens who are outstandingly committed to the community. The volunteer card can be obtained by those who: has engaged for at least one year to the tune of 200 hours, exercises voluntary work in Brandenburg or Berlin, and the intention is to continue volunteering. The commitment must not be associated with any remuneration or expense allowance that goes beyond the reimbursement of expenses. Proof of the nature and extent of the voluntary work is provided by the organisation in which the honorary office is exercised. The volunteer card can also be applied for by Juleica holders. The three-year term of the volunteer card begins from the date of issue. It is provided in credit card format, is personal and non-transferable. After expiry, the volunteer card can be applied for again. The cardholder receives various discounts from proven partners of the volunteer card in Brandenburg and Berlin.B, such as museums, cultural institutions, shops, catering companies and other service providers. An overview of all partners and discounts can be found under www.ehrenamt-in-brandenburg.de/ehrenamtskarte.

Completed application and confirmed by the relevant organisation

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Online procedure possible: Yes, for single application for organizations Written form required: yes Personal appearance necessary: no

at least one year of volunteering of 200 hours; exercise of voluntary work in Brandenburg or Berlin; intention to continue volunteering; Confirmation of the organization for which the honorary office is exercised
Individual application: You can apply for a volunteer card in writing using the available form: Open the form under https://ehrenamt-in-brandenburg.de/anerkennung/ehrenamtskarte/ as a pdf and fill it out online. Then print it out and sign it. Send the completed form to the organization for which you work on a voluntary basis for signature confirmation; Send the completed form to the address indicated in the form. You will receive your volunteer card by post after the application has been checked in cheque card format. Single application for organisations: The volunteer card can be ordered by all public interest organizations in which volunteers are active. With an online form, organizations can submit a single application for their volunteers. Open the form under https://ehrenamt-in-brandenburg.de/anerkennung-2/ehrenamtskarte/ehrenamtskarte-sammelantrag/ and fill it out online. After submitting the online form, you will be contacted by the State Chancellery of Brandenburg by e-mail. In doing so, they receive: a password-protected table in which you must enter the names of the volunteers. the presentation of a data protection declaration, which every volunteer must sign. By returning the table by e-mail, you ensure that the application list has been completed correctly and that the data protection guidelines have been complied with. After receiving the completed table, the State Chancellery will produce the personalized volunteer cards, which will then be sent to you by post. The processing of your application may take 2-3 weeks. Please pass on the volunteer cards to your volunteers as soon as possible (at the latest three months after receipt of the tickets). The type of distribution (shipping, personal presentation) is decided by the organization.

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