Volunteering has many benefits. If you are new to the area, it is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, build a network and practice your Dutch speaking skills. And it can also help optimise your job search and career prospects, increasing your chances of finding a job in the Netherlands. Utrecht Region offers a lot of volunteering opportunities. To help you on your way, we listed some volunteering organisations and opportunities below.

Do you have any questions about living, working and studying in Utrecht Region? The International Welcome Centre offers free services to help you ease into your new life.

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Vrijwilligerscentrale Utrecht

The Vrijwilligerscentrale Utrecht offers many volunteer opportunities in the city of Utrecht. You can schedule an appointment with them to find a volunteering job that fits your needs. Check out their website for more information.

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NL Cares

Make an impact with fun and flexible volunteer opportunities organized by NL Cares. Whether you’d like to help out at a homeless shelter, join a city clean up or bake pancakes for elderly, there is always an activity you like. No long term commitment needed.

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Do you enjoy working in a professional, team-oriented environment and would you like to help fellow internationals who are in need of information about life in the Netherlands? Consider joining the volunteer team of ACCESS-Netherlands!

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Become an ambassador

Do you want to represent Utrecht Region's internationals and work on fun and inspiring projects to further improve the region as a welcoming place for internationals? Become an UR-Glocal ambassador!

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