Barka Foundation assists vulnerable European citizens who encounter various problems in the Netherlands.

As a Romanian-speaking volunteer, you will:

  • Work together with the Romanian team of social assistants;
  • Visit places where Romanian citizens/migrants live and/or temporarily stay (such as day/night shelters, campings, hospitals, mental health institutions, other organizations);
  • Respond to the support requests that come either directly from the person in need or indirectly from different social partners, and provide guidance and help according to the situation;
  • Encourage, motivate, and assist clients in finding a job (with accommodation) or when the perspectives in NL are lacking, in returning back to their home country – reconnection.

As a Romanian-speaking volunteer, you need to:

  • Speak fluent Romanian;
  • Have a good knowledge of the Dutch language (and/or English);
  • Be available at least once a week (for at least 6 months);
  • Have undergone/undergo higher education, preferably in the social/psychological field;
  • Feel comfortable working with the target group;
  • Consider the possible need for flexibility of movement between/within different regions of the Netherlands.

What we offer:

  • Working experience in an international NGO with colleagues of different nationalities;
  • Gaining knowledge of the social economy field, whose principles the Barka international aid program is based on;
  • Gaining insight into the field of addictions;
  • A volunteer contract;
  • Volunteer allowance.

Application procedure

If you’re interested, fill the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!

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