Volunteering opportunities

Business Involved 

Curates opportunities to do good in the Amsterdam Area. Register your business to make meaningful connections and sustainable impact.

Deedmob

Provides a platform to discover nearby volunteering for various causes, including environment, health, people with disabilities, animals, youth and education, and refugees.

NL Cares 

Helps companies make impact through purpose-driven volunteer programmes.

Serve the City 

Creates events that mobilise many volunteers to serve in simple ways – sports, music, arts and crafts, meals, friendship and more.

VCA 

Brings people who want to do voluntary work in Amsterdam in contact with volunteer organisations for all kinds of different purposes, including cooking a meal for the elderly or coaching a sports team.

Voedselbanken 

Distributes food to those in need. Companies can support with donations and fundraisers, food or volunteers.

Business Services 

Argo360 

Decommissions, refurbishes or disposes of unwanted IT equipment in a safe and responsible way, without risk of environmental damage.

Designathon 

Teaches kids communication skills. Partners can commission a design-a-thon to gain children’s insights to inform decision-making or collaborate with a specific community by engaging its children.

DropOuts 

Runs a creative communications agency of DropOuts, that is talented, creative young people who have not finished their studies for various reasons.

Environmental action 

Argo360 

Decommissions, refurbishes or disposes of unwanted IT equipment in a safe and responsible way, without risk of environmental damage.

Land Life Company 

Helps your company compensate for its carbon footprint through large scale reforestation projects actively removing carbon from the atmosphere.

Plastic Whale 

Welcomes paying volunteers to gather plastic from Amsterdam's canals. It also builds sleek office furniture made from collected plastic.

Conscious Hiring 

Amsterdam - Diverse and Inclusive 

Aims to initiate an urban movement in which companies reinforce each other and set the standard for diverse workplaces and inclusive business operations.

Emma at Work 

Supports young people, aged between 15 and 30 and who have chronic physical disorders, in finding a place in the workforce.

Geja 

Serves as an important link between social services, the UWV (employee insurance agency), job seekers and companies that want or need to do business in a socially responsible manner.

House of Skills 

Develops tools that facilitate skills matching for employers, employees, and for people who are currently looking for work, by approaching learning as a lifelong practice.

Pantar 

Connects companies with employees with physical, psychological or learning disabilities, for roles including catering, stock maintenance and office work.

Refugee Start Force

Empowers refugees to create their new life in the Netherlands and gives Amsterdam employers the chance to benefit from the skills and experience of this ambitious and diverse group.

WSP 

Connects younger people, those over 50, and workers with disabilities with brands offering the right opportunities.

Socially Conscious Experience 

Amsterdam Underground 

Runs city tours guided by people with a past that involved homelessness and/or substance use, providing an understanding for (ex)addicts and the stigma they experience.

Ctaste 

Hosts a unique restaurant experience in Amsterdam where visitors dine in total darkness, served by visually impaired employees.

Plastic Whale 

Welcomes paying volunteers to gather plastic from Amsterdam's canals. It also builds sleek office furniture made from collected plastic.

Rederij Lampedusa 

Offers horizon-broadening tours of Amsterdam’s waterways with personal immigration stories, as told by the international crew and on boats once used by North African refugees.

Social Buying 

CRE8 

Trains disadvantaged young people in crafts, including digital fabrication techniques such 3D printing and laser cutting, and sells products at a gift shop in Amsterdam.

Tiny Miracles 

Designs award-winning products made with people in impoverished communities in India, which are then sold worldwide to help these communities out of poverty.

TravelElectric 

Offers electric taxi services in and around Amsterdam, using only sustainably sourced electricity and drivers over the age of 50.