What kind of volunteer work is right for you?
You want to do volunteer work. Great that you want to commit yourself to someone else! You are in the right place on our website because you will always find something that suits you. By entering your zip code on the website, you can find all questions from people in the area. You can filter these questions according to your interests.
How do you choose something that suits you?
Try answering the following questions for yourself:
- Would you like to help someone personally or would you rather do something for an organization or association?
For example, you can stand behind the bar at a sports club or offer support to an event, but if you prefer to be ready for a neighbor, that is also possible. Then you do a job here and an errand there. Through an organization you can also help people one on one. For example, playing billiards every week in a nursing home with Piet (86) or on the side-by-side tandem with Fenna (25) who cannot do without a supervisor.
- Would you like to expand your network, improve your CV or build individual contact through volunteer work?
For example, via the website you can find questions for a board member at a four-day association, but you can also help with events. This allows you to quickly get to know many people and develop new skills. Would you rather make contacts in your own neighbourhood? Then you can also choose to become a buddy or help someone with their computer.
- What do you like to do? What are you good at?
If DIY or gardening is your thing, people are always happy with it. A garden that they can no longer maintain themselves, but which is still neatly arranged, is a great happiness. If you can calculate well and/or accurately with filling in forms, you can help people at home with their administration or help an organization. It's nice to make others happy with your talents!
- Do you want to enlarge your living environment?
Even then you are at the right place. You can start via the website as a volunteer for all kinds of people: young people, the elderly, refugees, people with disabilities, but also people like yourself who could use some help.
- How much time do you want to spend on volunteering?
Think carefully about this before you start. That way you can find exactly what suits you. Helping out at a festival for a day can come in handy once in a while, but maybe you have an hour available every week to play a game with someone. Use the calendar filter to see who needs help when you have time.
Now that you know more about what you are looking for, you can get started on the website. Want to know more about how the website works? Then click here .