How do I get started with 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 in Amsterdam are the majority of Serve the City projects located?
The majority of our projects Amsterdam are located close to the city center, in homeless shelters, elderly homes, and other associations that help the ones in need.
Who are the people that receive help by Serve 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 volunteering opportunities does Serve the City Amsterdam offer?
We offer social, practical and environmental projects. If you want to know more about the projects, please click here.
You want to become involved on a regular basis? Come join us as Project coordinator or be a volunteer at the office. For more information, click here.
Do you also offer long-term volunteering projects?
Usually we offer one-off volunteering projects, but if you are interested in volunteering regularly just get in contact with us Join the Team form. We are happy to discuss the possibilities with you and welcome you in our Serve the City team for a couple of hours or a couple of days a months – whatever suits you best.
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 for the same 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 with planning a volunteering project for a 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 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. https://www.stcamsterdam.nl/meld-een-project-aan-en-wij-hopen-te-kunnen-helpen/