Have you ever wished you could do something that would change the world? Welcome to SocialErasmus! SocialErasmus is an ESN international project that aims to involve young citizens during their mobility experience through volunteering activities that take social action, fostering a change in society. Our mission is to provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of students helping students. You can think of activities with refugees, the eldery or with the homeless. Check out the SocialErasmus website and our ESN Facebook page and stay up to date by filling out the form you can find on Facebook.

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Planned activties

Barbecuing with refugees (vegetarian included)
Date and time: September 28th / 16:30 - 20:00
Location: Wenckebachweg 48
Price: Free
What to do: Students will be assigned to a task, two at a time. Pouring drinks, setting up tables, handling the meat, eating, cleaning. Main goal is to talk and share your stories. Dinner is included. 

Scooping plastic from Amsterdam Canals
Date and time: September 30th / time t.b.a
Location: Prinshendrikkade, Amsterdam central station
Price: 5 euro's
What to do: On a boat we will be scooping plastic thats floating in the canals. A small price will be given to the person that finds the biggest/craziest piece of plastic/garbish. Coffee and tea included

Sorthing clothes
Date and time: November 1st / 16:45 - 20:00
Location: Buurt Boulevard
Price: Free
What to do: Sorthing clothes as a team. Eating dinner as a team.  

 

In a nutshell

SocialErasmus is an ESN international project that aims to involve young citizens during their mobility experience through volunteering activities that take social action, fostering change in the society.

Description:
SocialErasmus is an international project by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) that promotes a social attitude among young citizens participating in mobility programmes, to facilitate their integration into the local community while gives them the chance to make a long lasting social change in society through volunteering activities. The project goes under the slogan:
Leave your mark!

Aim:
The aim of SocialErasmus is to enrich the international experience of young people abroad with volunteering activities that allow them to understand society’s problems and to work on the solutions. SocialErasmus provides an opportunity for international young people to get to know other realities and learn how they can contribute to improve society as citizens of the world.

Mission:
Our mission is to provide young citizens the opportunity to do more with their mobility experience, to make a difference and create a positive social change through volunteering.

Vision:
Show the added value of volunteering as a part of a mobility experience through SocialErasmus.