Language buddy

Humanitas • job opening nr. 3958

Interesting about this job

  • It is meaningful and colourful work.
  • You make someone more self-reliant and confident.
  • You get introductory training.
  • You get support from a volunteer coordinator.
  • You will have access to teaching materials from our library.
  •  We organise theme meetings and opportunities to exchange experiences.

Job tasks and duties

Do you enjoy working with language and would you like to help newcomers with the language? Are you interested in people from other cultures? And would you like to free up a few hours a week to do so? Then become a language buddy. As a language buddy, you meet a foreign speaker attending Dutch lessons every week. Together, you practice the Dutch language in an informal way. You decide what you practice. That could be: speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar or practising for the exam.
You help someone to get a step further and you get a valuable contact in return. 

Minimum education level: mbo

Job skills and qualities

  • You have an interest in other cultures.
  • You have a good command of the Dutch language.
  • You enjoy imparting knowledge and can explain well.
  • You have social skills.
  • You can work independently.

Extra information

Do you have any questions or would you like to sign up as a language coach, please send an e-mail to or call 050-312 6000.  One of the coördinators will contact you a.s.a.p.


Job information

Job type Volunteer Work, Thuiswerk mogelijk
Services WA insurance, accident insurance, training, expense allowance
Duration indefinite
Hours per week at least 1 hour
Work hours of your own choosing? Yes
Location Groningen

Organisation address and information

Akerkhof ZZ 22
9711 JB Groningen