Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) is a German aid and welfare organisation with 16 branches at federal-state level and more than 200 branches at regional, district and municipal level. More than 31,200 employees and some 14,000 volunteers ensure a quality service in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services.
ASB Foreign Aid focuses on emergency relief and disaster risk reduction as well as reintegration and cooperation in Central and Eastern Europe. Anyone wanting to be involved in voluntary services will find suitable opportunities at ASB, for example as part of a civil protection team or as a paramedic, as a visitor to the elderly or a reading mentor, as a visiting dog handler, as a school nurse or a voluntary members of the First Assistance Samaritan Teams(FAST), ASB’s rapid response unit for international relief. The ASJ, the ASB’s independent youth association, promotes the social engagement of children and young people.