From February 1st 2024 invites YMCA Netherlands two international volunteers (18-30 years old) for a 12-month-term volunteering project, made possible by the European Solidarity Corps of the European Commission. During twelve months, the volunteers will be active at different places. You will be challenge to meet and engage with the Dutch YMCA on many different levels.

The volunteers’ home base is The Hague, in the western part of the country. In this city they’ll mostly be active at the social neighbourhood restaurant/ Music School of YMCA Scheveningen. Volunteers’ tasks include:

– Help in the kitchen of the social restaurant of YMCA Scheveningen.

– Youth work activities at various YMCA locations in and around The Hague.

– Being a camp councilor at the Summer Camps at our Campsite at YMCA Leusden.

– Support of the International activities of YMCA Netherlands.

– Preparing and implementing their own projects.

As an ESC volunteer, travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. Volunteers will also receive a monthly allowance to help them explore and settle in The Netherlands. They will also be trained and mentored during their stay in The Netherlands to prepare them for their tasks.

Application is open until December 31st. Ideally, the volunteers’ start their service on February 1st 2024. Late arrival is negotiable. If you wish to register, please send us your CV and a letter of motivation. You should also be able to present a certificate of conduct of your own respective country. 

Want to know more? Click for more details on the following link: Flyer ESC YMCA NL

Applications and questions can be send to [email protected].