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SES assignments are completed by voluntary experts and executives who are either retired or taking some time off work as part of the Weltdienst 30+ service. With its expertise, the SES strengthens local skills – in every industry and sector.

  • Skilled trades and technology
  • Commerce and sales
  • Education and training
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Administration and science

Know-how for

  • Small and medium-sized businesses
  • Public authorities
  • Professional and business associations
  • Social and medical facilities
  • Institutions which provide schooling or vocational training

SES Experts have

  • Sound knowledge in their field of expertise
  • An interest in volunteering abroad
  • Good foreign language skills
  • A criminal record check confirming they are fit to work with children or young people, if applicable
  • Health insurance in Germany

Currently, over 13,000 experts from all professional spheres support the SES. Since the SES was established, they have completed more than 60,000 assignments in 170 different countries.