Find volunteer work in Rotterdam
AWESOME! You are going to help other people in Rotterdam!
Click here to go directly to the vacancies of organisaties that indicate English speaking volunteers are welcome. Please note that it doesn't mean you cannot search for and react to other vacancies on this website. Therefore you can find all the information about how to make a profile, how to find the perfect vacancies and how to get in touch with people in Rotterdam below.
Good luck and have fun!
how it works
Step 1: Translate the website to your own language
First, make sure you translate the website to English or another language you are most comfortable in. Click here
to find out how to translate the website.
Step 2: Find volunteer work that you like
On the homepage you'll find a bar where you can enter your zip code or city. After you entered this you can choose how far from your own zip code you want to travel to do the volunteer work (2km / 5km/ 10km etc.). On the right you will find the two choices: 'Ik wil helpen' which means I want to help, or 'Ik zoek hulp' which means I am looking for help. Make sure that the box 'Ik wil helpen' is filled with the colour green when you are looking for volunteering vacancies. Click on 'Zoeken' which means search.
You will now see a list of questions / vacancies. If you are looking for a particular kind of voluntary work you can click on the categories on the left to specify the vacancies.
Step 3: Get in touch
Have you found something that suits you? Make contact by sending a message (green button 'Stuur een bericht'). In order to write a reaction you must register yourself. Here you can find more information about how to create an account
. After the first contact back and forth, it is good to make an introductory appointment. We wrote down some tips about making contact for you.
Step 4: Yes, you found your match!
YES, you have found a match! This can be for a one-day job or long-term contact like a buddy. Whatever it is, you are making Rotterdam a bit more beautiful by your help. Enjoy your volunteer work and don't forget to leave a thank you or a recommendation
for your match.
inspiration for your profile
Step 1: Tell people your level of Dutch proficiency
Explain in your profile that you don't speak or maybe speak a little bit of Dutch. In this way people know what they can expect.
Step 2: Tell something about yourself and make it personal.
Add a profile picture so people can see what you look like. People will read your profile and decide if they want your help or not, so make it inviting:).
Step 3: Tell something about the kind of voluntary work
Explain what kind of voluntary work you are looking for and at what days and what time you are available. Would you like to help someone once a week or maybe every month? This information will help others to send you a message.
Examples of profiles can be found here
what kind of voluntary work can you do?
In total there are 30 categories
of voluntary work on Zorgzaam010.nl. You can find the categories on the left menu of the vacancies-result page. Click here
to see all the options. You can help someone and make someone happy with whatever you like or good at. Do you speak Spanish? Help someone to learn the language. Or maybe you love to be creative. Look whether there are vacancies with music or art.
If you have any questions about Zorgzaam010, look if you can find the answer in the 'How it works' chapter above.
If not, please contact us by phone on 088-800 0603.
We are available from 9:00 - 17:00 o'clock every Monday to Friday.
You can also ask a question by filling in our contact form. You can find our contact form here.