How do I get started volunteering in Amsterdam?

It is very easy to become a volunteer in Serve the City Amsterdam. If you are interested in our next Project Day, click here
If you would like to join the team of volunteers, click here

Where are the majority of the projects in Amsterdam?

The majority of the projects in Amsterdam are close to the city center, in homeless shelters, elderly homes, and other associations that help the ones in need.

Who are the people that we are helping in the city?

We are helping homeless, asylum seekers, elderly, disabled, children in need, victims of abuse, drug addicts and people with mental health problems.


What type of volunteer opportunities does Serve the City Amsterdam offer?

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities focused on the people we are helping in the city. If you want to know more about the projects, please, click here
You can also be a Project coordinator or be a volunteer at the office. For more information, click here

What are some projects that I can get involved in to help the community?

We have a variety of projects with the different groups we are helping. Whatever is your talent, we have a volunteer opportunity for you. Some examples of our projects are Cooking for the homeless, Gardening or a nice walk with the elderly, Lunch and games for single mothers and their children. If you want to learn more about a specific project, please click here.

I want to volunteer with my co-workers, friends or family. Can I sign up for a group?

Of course! The more the merrier. Just make sure to sign up an specific project and say you are volunteering with them. To fill out the form for any of our Upcoming Events, please click here

What’s the difference between volunteering by myself or with a group?

You can always join as a volunteer by yourself and you will become part of a group serving the city. You can also join with a group of people and we can find you a specific project. You can let us know about that by filling out the contact form.


Can you help me plan a project with my group?

Yes we can! Just send us an email and we will work from there.

Do you offer any help with Corporate Social Responsibility programs?

Yes, we do. We would love to get your company involved in volunteering. You can sign up at our company page for a project we will work from there.

Can I only volunteer for one day?

You can volunteer for one day, if that’s all you can, but if you are interested and have more time to volunteer you can also do that by filling out our Join the Team form. We are happy to have you for a couple of hours or a couple of days, but hopefully you’ll be part of our Volunteer Team. 

Can I get a group of volunteers to help me with a project?

You can let us know if you need help on our website by filling out this form. We usually are connected with social workers. So if you have a social worker to fill out this form here.

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