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What's new - Dec 10th 2019 | What's new?✨ Forms now support multiple languages✨ Let organizations on your site embed their content on their own websitesUnder...See more
What's new - Nov 29th 2019 | What's new?✨ All new Organization Moderation viewIt should make it easier for you to get the information you need in order to make reviewing...See more
What's new - Nov 26th 2019 | What's new?✨ New: Get help quickerSite admin and moderators can use the question mark in the bottom right corner of their browser window to...See more
Here's what you should know about long-term volunteer retention | CharitiesThere are many similarities between research on work engagement and long-term volunteer retention. Both fields explore topics such...See more
Why even volunteer? The word 'volunteering' is thrown around a lot as something that is time-consuming and oftentimes boring. We want you to know that...See more
Why corporate volunteering mattersAs you may have noticed, Corporate Social Responsibility is on the rise. Not only are companies looking for ways to give back and...See more
Volunteering Today Has Changed. Here's How.The days religious virtues acted as the main motivators for doing good are behind us. Today, motivations for volunteering range...See more
How tiny changes in habit can solve the crisis of plastic pollutionWhen the environmental catastrophe of plastic pollution dawned on Peter Smith back in 2010, he approached the media and...See more
Team Volunteering Day at AmstaThe team volunteered for a day at Amsta, an elderly home in Amsterdam where residents can participate in different activities and...See more
Should you get paid to volunteer? Why paid volunteering raises questionsWe get this a lot: people asking what they will get in return for volunteering, specially if it’s a task that requires skills...See more
Party Like It's 'Everybody's Birthday'B-Challenged Director Wim Haveman had a dream 10 years ago: to empower young people to become young professionals. A decade later,...See more
Our team on the future of volunteeringAs members of the Deedmob team, volunteering naturally lies close to our hearts. We volunteer frequently - individually or as a...See more
Our Favourite Resources for Successful VacanciesNow that your organization page is up and running on Deedmob, it's time to learn how to get the best out of your reach...See more
Open Meals with Refugees brings food and people together to celebrate diversityMany of us may refrain from doing good because we just don’t know where to start. The case of Sahr Ngungor is a perfect example...See more
All the Shades of LoveWe spoke to Shades of Love founder Niklas Huppmann about the history behind the organization and what the prospects are for the...See more
Mark Aink, founder of Native CirclesThis year, in the spirit of Earth Day, we’ve got a special treat for you. We interviewed one of Deedmob Board of Advisory member,...See more
Let's Talk About LonelinessHere's what you should know about this 'epidemic' so you can effectively help it.

Most people have felt lonely at one point or...
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Julius Weise From Welcome App on Social Innovation and Inclusivity for NewcomersThe month of February revolved around the theme of loneliness and social inclusivity this year at Deedmob. In search for inspiring...See more
Expat Volunteering in Amsterdam | Volunteer Guide for English speaking expatsVolunteering as an Expat in Amsterdam. Being an expat in the Netherlands is a reality for almost a quarter of the population...See more
So You Want to Blog for Deedmob?We love connecting with writers who can help us fulfill our mission to inspire volunteers and organisations to do good and help...See more
Company Volunteering: Learnings from the best programme in townWe spoke to our dear friend Jan Kaan, Benelux Channel Manager at Atlassian, about the secret recipe for their company volunteering...See more
Community meets sustainability: The ins and outs of BuurtBuik's successBuurtBuik's Petra Walraven, on combating food waste and bringing joy to the community. BuurtBuik's south location counts on the...See more
How The Green Office at Vrije University Amsterdam Promotes Fashionable SustainabilityWalking past the Green Office at Vrije University, confused students’ faces peak inside the glass doors. Is it an H&M sale?See more
How Fashion for Good is advocating for a Sustainable Fashion IndustryAs you walk into Fashion for Good, the magic begins to happen. The store-looking museum finds the fun in fashion by combining...See more
Charity in the Spotlight: Max from Oma's Soep, on making soup to fight lonelinessIn the Spring of 2017 Max Kranendijk and Robert Croese founded Oma’s Soep ('Grandma's Soup', in English). The goal? Fighting...See more

Charity Challenge: Where entrepreneurship meets social impactOnline Marketing Coach Rico den Burger started his company RdB Communicatie 10 years ago, and from the very first year, he decided...See more
An Expat’s Tour Guide to Volunteering in Amsterdam: Explore Tulip CityIf you have just moved to Amsterdam, there are several things you might be feeling. Chances are – if you have managed to find an...See more
A day at the zoo with H&M and Atlassian  A few H&M and Atlassian employees took up their yearly ‘volunteering day’ and joined a group of elderly from Cordaan for a day at...See more
4 health benefits of volunteeringHere is volunteering’s best-kept secret: it’s good for your health. Whether you do it because it’s compulsory, because you claim...See more
3 tips voor het schrijven van een goede vacature Nieuwe vrijwilligers aan boord krijgen is een spannende maar ook uitdagende opdracht. Hoe zorg je er voor dat een vrijwilliger op...See more

3 Tips for Writing Successful VacanciesGetting new volunteers on board is an exciting, yet challenging, task. In order to turn clicks into volunteers you will have to...See more
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