Community service projects
Trainings and workshops participants
A group of volunteers in Amsterdam-Noord are helping people with their garden who can’t do it themselves.
Cultural day with AUC
The AUC-SYVNL cultural exchange days provided an opportunity for guest students and their AUC student buddies to deepen their understanding of each other. We did it 4 times this year.
The Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music (SNOAM) reunited for a rare concert in Amsterdam at the Holland Festival. As a participating organization, SYVNL has received tickets to invite and organize Syrians who are interested in attending the event.
Internships with Ben&Jerry's
SYVNL worked with Ben&Jerry’s to facilitate several internships for active refugees.
A program to teach the Dutch language and provide cultural and social support. The program contains six workshops.
Community capital workshops
A program to develop the skills of active refugees who want lunch initiatives and support other refugees.
Halo Halo workshop
A space in which community members, both those from the Netherlands and those who recently arrived, can share their skills, knowledge, and passions with each other in a fun environment.
Support other refugees
A group of active refugees volunteers in Ziest to help newcomers and locals.
The foundation Haven Diners organize a dinner at Macy’s every Monday, for refugees and locals. SYVNL provides volunteers to help with preparing the dinners, set up the tables, and translating.
A training in Amsterdam for refugees who are interested in doing voluntary work in the care sector.
Dinner with students
Together with Utrecht Cares, we organized this dinner to help refugees who want to study through sharing questions and information with Dutch students.
An open air theater in Amsterdamse Bos. SYVNLers helped with welcoming and organizing people, give them a cushion, checking tickets and placing people at their seats.