Foire Aux Questions
Serve the City Brussels n’est pas équipé pour gérer ce genre de dons. Nous vous conseillons de voir avec le Hub Humanitaire, Solidarité Grand Froid, Les Petits Riens ou Oxfam.
We have projects all around Brussels, but the main neighbourhoods we are serving in are: Marolles, Schaerbeek, Ste. Catherine, Ixelles, Etterbeek, St. Gilles, Anderlecht, Woluwe-St-Lambert.
Oui, nous apprécions tout soutien financier que les donateurs peuvent fournir afin que nous puissions continuer à servir ceux qui nous entourent. Cliquez ici pour plus de détails sur comment faire un don.
Serve the City Brussels is not able to intermediate donations consisting in furniture.
Serve the City does not accept men’s clothing. We recommend you to check with Hub Humanitaire, Solidarité Grand Froid, Les Petits Riens or Oxfam.
Serve the City Brussels is not able to intermediate donations consisting of toys. We recommend you to check with Hub Humanitaire, Solidarité Grand Froid, Les Petits Riens or Oxfam.
It is always an asset to be able to speak multiple languages, however, it’s not essential for many of our projects. There are some projects that do require other language proficiency, so please check out our website for specific project requirements.
We would love it if you do however, it is not essential.
Oui. Si vous êtes disponibles pour au moins 3 mois pour un temps plein ou temps partiel, contactez nous! Veuillez noter que pour l’instant, nous ne pouvons qu’offrir des stages non rémunérés.
Si vous souhaitez amener votre enfant à faire du bénévolat, nous vous recommandons de participer à une grande journée “Big Volunteer Day”, qui a lieu une fois par mois le samedi après-midi. Il est recommandé de ne pas amener les enfants aux projets hebdomadaires.
Serve the City was founded on the ethos of ‘serving like Jesus’, however, is not a religious organization. Our projects are open to people from all different backgrounds and faiths and we welcome everyone to participate in our projects.
For our Weekly Serving Opportunities, we invite you to come to one of our information sessions where you will get to know us better and ask us questions about projects that interest you. After the session, you will receive a list with all the projects and the contacts of the respective project leaders. You can then send an email to the project leader to ask about further details. For our Monthly Events and the Big Volunteer Week, the registration is online a few weeks before the event.
You will receive an email confirmation telling you that you are registered to attend the information session that you have selected. If you have not received a confirmation email, please check your spam/junk box in your email account first, then email us at email@example.com if you still didn’t find it.
We try to keep our information sessions short. On average the session takes 30 minutes to complete.
Unfortunately, the times listed on the website are currently the only scheduled times available. If you aren’t able to attend any of these times, we recommend attending one of our Big Volunteer Days (on a Saturday) to become familiarised with our projects.
No, you don’t have to. You can choose the day(s) that suit(s) you best and sign up for shifts accordingly.
No, you don’t have to. You can choose the day(s) that suit(s) you best.
Of course, you can reschedule by simply signing up for a different info session that suits your timetable better on our website!
Children under 16 need to be accompanied by a parent or a guardian over 21 years (with approval signed by the parents).
Si vous avez moins de 16 ans, vous devrez être accompagné d’un adulte / tuteur pour participer aux projets de Serve the City.
Certainement, nous encourageons les gens à utiliser leurs dons et talents naturels pour servir avec nous. Lorsque vous assistez à une séance d’information, veuillez informer le chef de projet de vos compétences et de vos centres d’intérêts. Nous pourrons vous faire correspondre à tous les projets pertinents.
Oui! Nous sommes toujours à la recherche de nouveaux leaders de projet, et organisons une formation plusieurs fois par an. Vérifiez notre calendrier inscrivez vous à la prochaine session.
Pour l’instant, voici les dons en nature que nous acceptons:
- Livres en arable, tigrinya, tigre ou dahlik.
- Nourriture pour Breakfast4Refugees (merci d’appeler pour plus d’information).
Sauf si mentionné pour nos événements, nous n’acceptons pas les jouets et les vêtements car nous n’avons pas les ressources pour gérer cela. Nous vous conseillons de vous tourner vers le Hub Humanitaire, Solidarité Grand Froid, Les Petits Riens ou Oxfam.
Here at Serve The City, we welcome first-time volunteers, as there is no better time to start than right now.
Yes, we welcome everyone who wants to serve to be involved in our projects. We have lots of different projects to choose from, mornings, during the day, evenings and even weekends. So please feel free to attend one of our information sessions and our Project Leader will be able to provide you with information on projects that suit your schedule.
Big Volunteer Week is a week of serving projects taking place all around Brussels. Hundreds of volunteers from all around the world will join us to serve people in need.
We will organise serving opportunities allowing volunteers to serve alongside local associations who are assisting the needs of:
- Asylum Seekers
- Children in need
- Victims of abuse
English is enough for most projects, however knowledge of French and/or Dutch is often a bonus. However, certain projects that work with children or the elderly or in education require a certain level of French or Dutch. When it is the case, the project page indicates it.
All our Information Sessions are held in English. However, if you don’t speak English, then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try and assist with different language requirements.
We will discuss the projects that you are interested in joining as well as giving some background information about Serve the City! Before coming, you can also have a look at our website to find out which projects you would like to do and you can ask us questions about them during the info session.
The Big Volunteer Week typically takes place each year towards the end of June or the beginning of July. Exact dates are here.
Our Serve the City Information Sessions are held at our Head Office, located at Place Van Miel 15A, 1040 Etterbeek.
Individuals, school groups, scout groups, churches, companies, local and visiting volunteers – everyone who is looking for an opportunity to help someone in need, meet new people and make new friends. However, please note that you may not be assigned to the same project as your colleague if you come as part of a company / group. If this is a requirement, please have a look at our Corporate Volunteering page.
The information sessions are hosted by one of our many great Project Leaders, and many new volunteers like yourself will be attending. So it is a great opportunity to meet and greet fellow volunteers and get to know the heart behind Serve the City.
At our information sessions, we tell you about the heart behind what we do here at Serve the City. You’ll find out about our vision to see the city transformed and discover more about the available projects. It’s also a great opportunity to meet other like-minded people in your local community.