Apply for the Youth Leader Card

The Youth Leaders Card (JULEICA) is available to recognise, strengthen and support the volunteers in youth work. It can be issued as a uniform national id card for volunteers in youth work and serves as a legitimation and proof of qualification. The exhibition of the Youth Leaders Card is reserved for youth leaders who have received sufficient practical and theoretical qualification for the performance of their duties. The corresponding training must have been provided by a recognised institution of free youth assistance or by a public institution of youth assistance within the meaning of SGB VIII. The ownership of JULEICA allows the receipt of selected discounts and discounted admission prices, for example for cultural events. Municipalities and companies or businesses have different possibilities for supporting and appreciating volunteers.

If you meet the requirements, no separate documents are required except for a photo that is digitally inserted.

The application process is online.

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JULEICA was developed for volunteers in youth work. A JULEICA can acquire youth leaders if they are at least 16 years old have completed a first aid course actually volunteer in youth work have received sufficient practical and theoretical qualification for the role of youth leader and are able to organise responsible activities with children and young people have undergone training with a recognised provider of free youth assistance for the qualification training has included at least 30 hours of time (equivalent to 40 training units) It also requires: a valid e-mail address a digital portrait photo

The advantages associated with the ownership of JULEICA can vary considerably from region to region. For an overview, there is a database that includes discounts sorted by region. It is available at:
The Ministry of Family Affairs, Women, Youth, Integration and Consumer Protection regulates the procedure and rules relating to the application, validity and purpose of JULEICA. Below you will find information about the last announcement of 10.12.2017 regarding the exhibition of JULEICA:

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The application for the Youth Leader Card is made in the online procedure. The application procedure is as follows: As a youth leader, you register on the official website and create a user account there. You enter the required data (such as name, date of birth, place of residence) and you will be forwarded. This is followed by a query on which state the institution has its registered office and in which institution you work on a voluntary basis. Then enter the training data and upload a photo of yourself. After submitting the application, the institution will check whether all the conditions for the preparation of the Youth Leader Card are met. If so, the card will be printed and sent to either your or an address requested by the carrier.

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