Volkshilfe in Austria

Volkshilfe in Austria has a long history dating back to 1947. Since its foundation, it has been committed to the well-being of people and has campaigned for social justice. Today, Volkshilfe employs a proud 9,000 people in Austria, who work in various areas.

The current President of Volkshilfe Österreich is Ewald Sacher and Erich Fenninger is the Director of Volkshilfe Österreich. Volkshilfe’s activities extend to all of Austria’s federal states. The Volkshilfe organisations in the federal provinces are independent associations with their own board and management.


Where you can find us

We are active in all districts of Upper Austria and provide support with a wide range of services.

Go to our locations

Who we are

Would you like to learn more about us? Here you will find our mission statement and our motivations.

More about us

Volkshilfe History

Volkshilfe has existed in Austria since 1947. Read here what has happened in Upper Austria since then.

Our history


Volkshilfe has been active in Austria for years


Employees work at Volkshilfe Oberösterreich


People volunteer for Volkshilfe Oberösterreich

The four major topics of Volkshilfe Upper Austria