Employment

The below organizations offer services to refugees with a residence permit in the Netherlands:

Refugee Start Force

Refugee Start Force is a community and recruitment network that helps refugees who are looking for a job to get in touch with employers. You can find more information on their website, or you can contact them at [email protected]

Refugee Talent Hub

Refugee Talent Hub establishes the first contact between employers and refugees looking for a job. They organize meet & greets, workshops and experience-trajectories with employers. The aim of all these activities is to increase job opportunities for refugees and help refugees build their CVs.

You can sign up to be a part of their program on the Refugee Talent Hub website. For more information, please contact the Refugee Talent Hub via [email protected], or find more information on their website

Fursa

Fursa is a platform that helps refugee talents obtain a paid job in the Netherlands by matching these talents with employers and prepare them for the Dutch market. For more information, please visit their website or contact Fursa at [email protected].

Werkclub

Werkclub offers career training in Utrecht, Eindhoven and Rotterdam to refugees looking for a job or looking to further develop their skills. You can find more information about Werkclub on their website (in Dutch), or contact them at [email protected].

New Dutch Connections

New Dutch Connections offers workshops to refugees in Utrecht, Rotterdam, Den Haag, Tilburg, Emmen, Burgum, Drachten and Arnhem. Additionally, they pair refugees with coaches and buddies who can assist in you in further developing your professional skills.

You can sign up for their program, or find more information on their website (in Dutch), or contact them at [email protected].

Forward Incubator

Refugees seeking to start their own business can sign up for a program of training and education in Amsterdam or Rotterdam. Refugee status is required to participate in these free training sessions and the program requires participants to be able to speak English. You can sign up for these trainings here, or find more information about the program on their website.


Related information

Browse the ‘Where to seek help?’ section to find information about other helpful services in the Netherlands
Asylum process in the Netherlands