SES Experts

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, 12,000 experts from all professional spheres support the SES. Since the SES was established, they have completed almost 60,000 assignments in 160 different countries.