Volunteer work & internships
Volunteer work and internships are highly recommended for refugees.
It enables refugees to keep active and gain experience with the Dutch society and labor market.
The Dutch Government want to stimulate volunteer work by refugees.
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Our community explores opportunities for refugees to perform volunteering projects and internships. We examine possibilities for more ‘experimental space’ within the current legislation.
- find volunteering opportunities & internships
- get in contact other volunteers and share experiences
- find refugees for your projects
- develop your professional skills
Latest news about volunteer work
Are asylum seekers and status holders allowed to do volunteer work? Volunteer work is a welcome way to spend the day for asylum seekers and status holders. It is also an easy way to get to know what it is like to work in the Netherlands. With a bit of luck this could...read more
Latest news about internship
Are asylum seekers and status holders allowed to intern or perform a work experience placement? Asylum seekers are allowed to intern if their procedure has been running for at least six months. When your procedure has not started yet and during the first six months...read more