ARSP 2021 - they are finally here

Valentin-prepared to give out meals to the homeless

MLK DAY Service with the Chosen 300 Ministries

Volunteer Services with ARSP

Volunteer Services with ARSP

You are interested in historical, social, and political issues and would like to take action for peace, international understanding and human rights? We offer one-year volunteer services for young people from Ukraine in Poland and for people from Poland in Great Britain, as well as volunteer services for people from all countries in Germany. You also have the opportunity to take part in a summer camp and experience history while doing practical work with your own hands in an international group.


Covid 19 Office Information

Dear Friends,

On January 19, 2022, we finally were able to send our new ARSP volunteers to their projects in Crozet VA, Cleveland OH, Boston MA, New York NY and last but not least Philadelphia PA.
We are still working most of the time from our home offices. The best way to reach us is via email at

Be safe and well!

Thoughts about the war in Ukraine

by Jutta Weduwen, Executive Director of ASF Germany

The Executive Director of Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste eV, known in the US as Action Reconciliation Service for Peace, gives a statement to the current situation in the Ukraine.


Following a thread

When a photograph starts a journey

Johanna’s journey started years before she became an ARSP volunteer at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC (2018-2019) and it is still on going


ARSP Around the world

Volunteering with ARSP/ASF during Covid 19

Even with Covid 19 - our organization was able to send around 120 volunteers into 13 countries. Here are their stories.


ARSP Voices

ARSP volunteers share their stories

ARSP volunteers share their experiences during their one year service in the
United States - in their own words.



1922 - 2021

On June 25, 2021, Verena von Hammerstein died in Berlin at the age of 99. Sadly, we bid farewell to an important companion of Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste.


News from our Project Partners

How are our Project Partners fairing during Covid 19

The majority of our project partners provide services to the traditionally underserved and socially marginalized members of the community. Here are their stories during Covid 19