Volkshilfe in Austria
Volkshilfe was founded in 1947.
9,000 employees work at Volkshilfe in Austria.
The President of Volkshilfe Austria is Josef Weidenholzer.
The Managing Director of Volkshilfe Austria is Erich Fenninger.
Volkshilfe operates in all federal states.
Volkshilfe organisations in the federal states are independent associations with their own management board and own senior managers.
The 4 major issues for Volkshilfe Austria
- Social services organisation
We plan and operate professional social and social-medical institutions and projects throughout Austria.
- Aid organisation
We provide aid at home and abroad. When a catastrophe occurs, we are deployed immediately and deliver long-term help.
- Donations organisation
We collect donations to support people in poverty and people in need.
Volkshilfe has been awarded the Austrian Seal of Approval for Charitable Donations. So you can be sure that we will spend the money you donate responsibly.
- Social movement
We want to give a voice to people who are not listened to.
We draw attention to social injustice and try to address it.