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Mix & Match Volunteer Job Fair - May 2021 Edition

Community event · 11 May 2021, 12:00 - 14:30
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Summary

Mix & mingle with fellow expats from The Hague region, as well as representatives from local NGOs and service organizations eager to work with internationals!

Detailed description

From small things like finding places to eat and to socialize, to important things like finding housing or a job, we internationals face sharp learning curves as we set up and live our lives here in the Netherlands. We know that all of you are up to the challenge, but it's always nice to have a little help and advice - and to offer what you've learned in your personal journey to others! 


In that spirit, we would like to invite you to join us on Tuesday 11 May for our latest “Mix & Match” Networking Event and Volunteer Job Fair! As always, this event will be attended by other local expats and internationals with whom to network, as well as some amazing nonprofit organizations that are eager to work with internationals! 

Local service organizations such as Reach & Teach, the Rode Kruis, the Expatriate Archive Centre, NL Cares, Present Den Haag, and Straat Consulaat will be in attendance, as well as other nonprofits that specialize in a wide variety of service areas, including animal care, human rights, social justice, refugee and migrant assistance, homelessness, elderly care, child care, the environment, and so much more. So there is something for everyone, no matter your background or specialization! 


And to start off our event, we'll have Volunteer The Hague's very own project manager, Tetyana Benzoural, there to talk to you about how volunteering can help you in your professional endeavors! We know that skills building for the job market is an important topic for those of us in the expat community, and Tetyana will be there to offer insight on how you can gain important job skills through the rewarding work local organizations have to offer!


Anyone can participate in this networking event, so register now for the chance to hear about these organizations in need of volunteers and network with like-minded internationals!


Space is limited, so register now. We look forward to seeing you there!


About the Presenter


Tetyana Benzeroual, BSc (Hons) Psychology, is an expat who has been in The Hague with her family for the last five years. She started her career path in The Netherlands as a volunteer and was later hired as a project manager here at Volunteer The Hague, where she works with the Municipality to fulfill our mission of connecting local internationals with meaningful volunteer opportunities at local nonprofit organizations. Tetyana is a true citizen of the world who has lived, studied, and worked across North America and Europe. She is keen to share with you her experience and expertise, as well as to give you some insider tips on how volunteering can benefit your career!


Registered Organizations

If you are a representative of a non-profit organization that is looking to share more about the work that you do (as well as register prospective volunteers on the spot at the event!), please join us by registering here. 



Expatriate Archive Centre - A local historical organization whose mission is to preserve documents and materials related to local expat history.

Rode Kruis - The Netherlands Red Cross, dedicated to humanitarian work here and abroad.

niKetan - Provides high-quality care and education to children with complex disabilities in Bangladesh.

RespijtHuis HouseMartin - Offers temporary housing for homeless people who are recovering from illness.

The Hague Royals - The Hague's very own basketball club.

Present Den Haag - A volunteer pooling organization, connecting volunteers with organizations who need them.

Straat Consulaat - Advocacy group that represents the interests of homeless people and drug users in shelters, care homes, and on the street.

Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Den Haag (GAA) - A Gaelic athletic organization supporting football, hurling & camogie teams.

Grondige Vlinders - A fantastic local community garden bringing people of all ages together to make The Hague more green.

NL Cares - A platform that organizes and lists volunteer opportunities in the Netherlands.

Beach Challenge - A local triathlon that's become a local institution, drawing participants from all over the country.

COC – Haaglanden – A advocacy group for the LGBT community in the Hague since 1947, committed to equal rights, emancipation and social acceptance.

Biblionef - A not-profit that gives new and culturally diverse children's books to teachers and children, schools and community, and libraries worldwide so that every child can discover the joy of reading.

Reach & Teach - A foundation that aims to assist the integration of newcomers (status holders, asylum seekers, and migrants) in The Hague region by offering Dutch and English classes, buddy systems, and social events.

Stichting CENDDOW -  A foundation that aims to support migrants to build their network and connected with the rest of the communities.

Gezond Natuur Wandelen - Offers walking with mostly elderly in nature.

Stek Den Haag - De Paardenberg - A community place in the middle of a multicultural neighborhood that organizes a large number of activities, such as, yoga, painting lessons, cycling lessons, meals, sewing lessons, and knitting & embroidery lessons.

Romanian School the Hague - Provides courses for personal development in the Romanian language. 

Zebra Welzijn – A foundation that supports inhabits in the Hague to participate in society and offers various volunteer activities.

NL Cares - A volunteer pooling organization focussing on flexible volunteer work through social events, online volunteer agenda en corporate impact programs.

Stichting Move Den Haag – a foundation that sets up projects in which children with fewer chances than their peers, under the guidance of our volunteers, explore their talents, set up a project to improve their neighborhood, and find out how they can impact their living environment.

NICC – A foundation that manages a wide range of material on international cooperation and is committed to making experiences with international cooperation and sustainable development more transparent and insightful.

The Umbrella of Hope Foundation – A non-profit that works with minorities and vulnerable people in The Hague and Uganda.

Centre for African Justice, Peace and Human Rights – A foundation that conducts legal outreach, provides education, creates awareness, offers training, organizes campaigns, and hosts events to create a better Africa under the concepts of Justice, Peace and Human Rights in Africa. 

Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds - A foundation committed to the cure of muscle diseases that operates as a booster in the struggle against these diseases to stimulate scientific research for healing and therapy.

The Hague Road Runners (HRR) - The largest running club in the Hague area with approximately 800 members which organizes weekly training sessions, training weekends, group trips to runs in Holland and abroad and of course, social events.

Bewoners Platform Wateringse Veld – A non-profit that offers participation in neighborhood safety, traffic, connections with neighbors, networks and much more.

Terra Foundation – An initiative devoted to sustainable land management in developing countries. 

About Volunteer The Hague

Volunteer The Hague is a project initiated by the Municipality of The Hague and organized by the local non-profit organization PEP Den Haag. The Volunteer The Hague site hosts hundreds of volunteer activities for every age, skill-set, and availability. Importantly, the volunteer listings on Volunteer The Hague’s website do not require Dutch language skills. You can browse these vacancies or use their Talent Scan tool through which you can find individualized listings after answering a series of questions about your skills and interests. All listings will provide you with information about the tasks expected, preferred availability in days and number of hours, and perks offered. For more information about what Volunteer The Hague has to offer, please visit www.volunteerthehague.nl.
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