Volunteer in the Netherlands

Volunteering in the Netherlands will lallow you to experience the culture and tradition of this country whilst giving back.


Volunteer Work in the Netherlands

How to Volunteer in Netherlands

There are short and long term work camps and placements available where you will be able to work alongside local staff. Popular destinations to volunteer include Amsteram and the Hague, but most projects are in more rural locations where you can help communities and the environment.

If you are looking to do more than the average tourist you might want to view our volunteer programs which will provide you with a unique experience where you can help local community and conservation efforts. On our website you can search volunteering opportunities from local and also international organisations, these are open to Dutch and international citizens as long as you are eligible for a visitor visa.

Most local people speak English so this makes the whole experience easier. Most programs have a focus on communities, improving facilities and helping youngsters on fun summer programs. According to a recent survery, the Netherlands has one of the highest rates of people volunteering in the world, what better way to meet likeminded people!


Top Reasons to Volunteer in the Netherlands

  • Experience a new country and way of life
  • Do something beneficial to others
  • Meet local people 
  • Gain experience, both life and professional
  • This is one of the happiest countries in the world


Where to Participate

There are volunteer programs throughout the country in places like:

  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • The Hague
  • Utrecht
  • Eindhoven
  • Tilburg
  • Groningen
  • Almere Stad
  • Breda
  • Nijmegen
  • Rural areas


How to Apply

You can find projects above, there is the option to enquire or book through our website. You can apply all year round, summer programs are very popular so get your application in early for this period.


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