Benefits for Employees in Germany
Everything about private and professional life at Welthungerhilfe
We offer our employees a wide variety of benefits. This is an overview of the benefits available to employees in Germany.
We warmly welcome all new employees and offer an extensive, cross-departmental induction week at the start of their employment at Welthungerhilfe.
Remuneration, Salary Components, and Allowances
In addition to monthly remuneration, our employees can enjoy additional benefits such as bonuses, allowances, or contributions to capital formation.
Welthungerhilfe takes the professional development of its employees seriously, providing the opportunities outlined below.
In special cases, we grant our employees various special vacation days in addition to the regular annual leave.
Balancing Private and Professional Lives
Welthungerhilfe strives to enable its employees to maintain a healthy balance between their private and professional lives.
In addition to the company benefits, we offer other advantages and benefits that liven up our employees’ day-to-day working life and bring them together in a collegial atmosphere.
Voices of Welthungerhilfe
Lidia Aouba (Expert "Skill Up!"):
Thanks to my personal background I have always been very interested in intercultural work. When choosing a career, I already focused on development cooperation at an early stage. That's how I came to work for Welthungerhilfe. What interests me most about our work is how hunger and poverty can be fought through education and sustainability. Many colleagues abroad perform small miracles every day in difficult environments to achieve the zero hunger goal. There is still a long way to go, but I am happy that I can do my part.
Josef Frei, Advisor Safety and Security:
I have been working for Welthungerhilfe for nine years now. My job is to ensure that the security system in each of our project countries works reliably at all times. To assess the situation there, we evaluate the risks twice a year. The result is a scale on which countries are classified from ‘safe’ to ‘highly dangerous.’ Based on this scale, I develop processes and procedures that enable our employees to work even in high-risk areas – continuing to provide vital support to the population. For us, security is a team effort! All levels are involved in order to respond properly to potential hazards.
Anja Sailer (Head of Digital Transformation Office):
It is always inspiring to move people – through activities, campaigns, storytelling or education. There is so much power in people, sometimes they just need some support. Through my job I get to see both sides of our work: Meeting the fascinating people in our project countries as well as the hugely committed supporters and volunteers in Germany is very motivating. At Welthungerhilfe I really appreciate our open-door policy and that employees are trusted to manage their own work.
Christopher Korb (Junior Expert MEAL & Data Management)
During my time as a Student Assistant at Welthungerhilfe in 2019, I was particularly inspired by the variety of effective project approaches and the high level of commitment of my colleagues to contribute to the fight against hunger and poverty. Today, I am completing a trainee program at Welthungerhilfe, in which I myself get the opportunity to contribute to the vision of "One Planet - Zero Hunger". What I particularly appreciate is that I get to know the work of the organization both in Germany and in our country offices abroad.