Volunteering with SIW

Worldwide opportunities

SIW offers a wide variety of volunteer projects around the world. As a non-Dutch citizen you can choose an ESC project or a volunteer project in the Netherlands.


Responsibility and quality

SIW offers responsible volunteer projects. With over 66 years’ experience and a large knowledge network, we provide excellent preparation and coaching support before and during the duration of the projects.


Transparency and affordability

SIW has no profit ambitions; we work with volunteers for volunteers. We keep the costs low and our projects are available to everyone at an affordable price.

"I’ve really enjoyed these two weeks more than I had expected, because it was really nice work."

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Dutch volunteer projects

Our Dutch volunteer projects are carried out by a group of 8 to 20 volunteers, from different countries, within a social organisation. For the duration of 2 weeks during summer the volunteers work and live together.

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European Solidarity Corps (ESC)

Via the ESC youth program (for the group age 18 up to 30 years-old) you can do subsidised volunteer work in Europe for a length between 2 to 12 months.

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Info days

Every few months SIW organises an Info day for future and former volunteers. This is a day filled with travel stories, shared experiences and preparation tips. We will tell you more about all the international projects we have to offer

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